Leila Amgoud received the Computer Science Engineering degree from the National Institute of Computer Science (Algeria) in 1995 and the Ph.D. degree from the Paul Sabatier University (France) in 1999. From 1999 to 2000, Amgoud was a Research Assistant at the University of Liverpool. Since 2001, she has been a Researcher at the French National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS), and, presently, she is the Director of Research at IRIT Laboratory (France). She is mainly interested in artificial intelligence: nonmonotonic reasoning, argumentation theory, handling inconsistency in knowledge bases, reasoning about preferences, merging knowledge bases, decision making, learning, dialogue and negotiation, agent architectures, and agent communication languages. Amgoud has served on the program committee in several AI conferences and has published more than hundred papers. She is the Head of ADRIA (Argumentation, Décision, Raisonnement, Incertitude et Apprentissage) group and an Associate Editor of the journal Argument and Computation. Finally, she was involved in several national and European projects on argumentation theory.
Biography Updated on 14 August 2011