Journal Papers under Review

Technical Reports

Journals and Book Chapters

  • T.J.M Bench-Capon and Sanjay Modgil. Norms and Value Based Reasoning: Justifying Compliance and Violation. In: Artificial Intelligence and Law . In press, 2017.

  • S. Modgil, N. Oren,  N. Faci,  F. Meneguzzi,  S. Miles and M. Luck. Monitoring Compliance with E-Contracts and Norms. In: Artificial Intelligence and Law . 23(2), 161-196, 2015.

    Refereed conference and Workshop papers


  • J. Szabo, J. Such, N. Criado Pachero and S. Modgil. Moral Uncertainty and the Problem of Fanaticism. In: The 38th Annual AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 19948-19955, 2024.

  • E. Bezou-Vrakatseli,O. Cocarascu and S. Modgil. EthiX: A Dataset for Argument Scheme Classification in Ethical Debates. To appear in: 27th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence. ECAI 2024.


  • J. Szabo, J.M.Such, N. Criado, S.Modgil.Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Reasoning for Value Alignment. In: European Conference on Multi-Agent Systems (EUMAS22'19). 383-402. 2022.


  • K. van Berkel, A. Ciabattoni, E. Freschi, S. Modgil. Evaluating Networks of Arguments: A Case Study in Mimamsa Dialectics. In: International Conference on Logic, Rationality and Interaction (LORI'19). 355-369. 2019.

  • T.J.M. Bench-Capon and S. Modgil. Norms and Extended Argumentation Frameworks . In: 17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law.


  • S. Modgil. Many Kinds of Minds are Better than One: Value Alignment Through Dialogue . In: Workshop on Argumentation and Philosophy (co-located with COMMA'18).

  • S, Modgil. Dialogical Scaffolding for Human and Artificial Agent Reasoning . In: 5th International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Cognition (AIC 2017), 73-86, November 2017.

  • S, Modgil. The Role of Logic based Argument and Dialogue in Addressing the AI Value Loading Problem (Extended Abstract)., In: Values in Argumentation - Values in Argumentation, Nova Institute of Philosophy, Lisbon, June 2017.


  • T, Bench-Capon and S, Modgil. When and How to Violate Norms., In: JURIX 2016, 43-52, 2016.

  • T.J.M. Bench-Capon and S.Modgil. Rules are Made to be Broken., To appear in: AIJ4 - Artificial Intelligence for Justice (Workshop at the 22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2016).


  • S. Modgil and M.Luck. Argumentation based Resolution of Conflicts Between Desires and Normative Goals. In: Proc 4th Workshop on Normative Multi-Agent Systems (Normas 2009), Dagstuhl, Germany, March 2009, winner of best paper Normas 2009. Also in: Proc. Fifth International Workshop on Argumentation in Multi-Agent Systems (ArgMAS 2008), 252-263, Portugal, 2008.