Dr. Leila Amgoud

Research director at 

ECCAI Fellow 2014

Co-Head of ADRIA team at IRIT

Member of Section 6 of the national committee for scientific research CoNRS from Sept. 2012 to Sept. 2016 [the group]

Member of the Executive Committee of CIMI

Contact details
        0033 5 61 55 74 50
RIT - UPS, 118 route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse - FRANCE

Research interests

  • Argumentation theory
  • Non-monotonic reasoning
  • Analogical reasoning
  • Practical reasoning
  • Decision making
  • Dialog - Negotiation
  • Measuring inconsistency
  • Trust modelling
  • Ranking systems


  • AMANDE: Advanced Multilateral Argumentation for DEliberationNational project funded by the french agency of research (ANR). Period 12/2013 - 11/2017.

  • ACE: Autonomic software engineering for online Cultural Experiences. It is supported by the European Coordinated Research on Long-term Challenges in Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies (CHIST-ERA). Period 09/2011 - 08/2013.
  • LELIE: Un logiciel intelligent d'aide au diagnostic de risques dans les procédures industrielles. National project funded by the french agency of research (ANR). Period 2011 - 2012.
  • AT: Agreement Technologies. Cost action. Period 2008 - 2012.
  • ASPIC: Argumentation Service Platform with Integrated Components. It is supported by The European Communities under contract IST-2004-002307. Period 2004 - 2008.
  • Logical architectures for autonomous agents and planning. Van Gogh project between IRIT and Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI).
  • Modélisation du raisonnement causal et de l'eplication des actions. Funded under the interdisciplinary program TCAN. Period 2003 - 2005.
  • MICRAC: Modélisation du raisonnement causal et de l'explication des actions: Pragmatiques et non-monotonie. Funded by the french agency of research (ANR). Period 2005 - 2009.
  • Les représentations bipolaires en raisonnement et décision. Funded by CNRS.
  • Four projects funded by Paul Sabatier university:
    • Confiance et réputation : approches à base d'argumentation.
    • Application de la théorie d'argumentation dans la langue.
    • Développement et validation cognitive de modèles bipolaires et qualitatifs de la décision.
    • Répondre coopérativemet à des questions dans un univers incomplet et incertain.

  • Victor David, Phd student (2017-2020). Title of the thesis: Argumentation: Axiomatic Anlysis and Applications.
  • érémy Perret, Phd student (2013-2016). Title of the thesis: Argmentation in natural language dialogs
  • Srdjan Vesic, Phd student (2008-2011). Title of the thesis: Preference-based argumentation frameworks: Application to decision making and negotiation.
  • Jean-Rémi Bourguet, Phd student (2007-2010). Title of the thesis: Contribution aux méthodes d'argumentation pour la prise de décision. Application à l'arbitrage au sein de la filière céréalière.
  • Sihem Belabbès, Phd student (2004-2007). Title of the thesis: Contribution aux systèmes de délibération multi-agent : une approche argumentative.
  • Rémi Adelin, masters student
  • Youssef Ouannani, masters student
  • Abdou Nour Eddine, masters student
  • Manuel Serrut, masters student
  • Gregory Bonet, masters student
  • Jean-Baptiste, masters student
  • David Mercier, masters student
Scientific activities

  • Invited speaker at NMR'06, CMNA'07, IAF'07, EUMAS'07, IAF'11, JELIA'12, ArgNMR'16, Workshop on Advances in Decision Making'16, Workshop on Decision Making'17, CAALC'17, ECSQARU'17, Manyval'17, UNILOG'18
  • Invited tutorial at SUM'16
  • Invited lecture at ESSLLI'17
  • Member of the editorial board of:
    • Argument and Computation journal
  • Co-chair of:
    • 3rd Int. Workshop for Knowledge and Reasoning in Answering Questions.
    • 11th Workshop on Non-Monotonic Reasoning. Session: Argumentation, Dialogue, and Decision.
  • Area chair at KR-2018