Call for Papers: JURIX 2012: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems

A call for papers — with submission deadline of 1 September 2012 — has been issued for JURIX 2012: The 25th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, to be held 17-19 December 2012, at the University of Amsterdam, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Papers are invited “on the advanced management of legal information and knowledge, covering foundations, methods, tools, systems and applications” concerning the following topics:

  • Support for lawyers, in legal reasoning, document drafting, negotiation;
  • Support for the production and management of legislation, in agenda setting, policy analysis, drafting, workflow management, monitoring implementation;
  • Support for the judiciary, in application of the law, analysis of evidence, management of cases;
  • Support for police activities, in forensic inquiries, search and evaluation of evidence, management of investigations;
  • Support for public administration, in applying regulations and managing information;
  • Support for the acquisition, management or use of legal knowledge, using rules, cases, neural networks, intelligent agents or other methods;
  • Systems and methods to support policies and legal issues for social networks;
  • Retrieval of legal information;
  • Legal education;
  • Digital-rights management;
  • Alternative dispute resolution, particularly on-line;
  • Regulatory compliance and compliance of business processes;
  • Theoretical foundations for the use of Artificial Intelligence techniques in the legal domain;
  • Models of legal knowledge, including concepts (legal ontologies), rules, cases, principles, values and procedures;
  • Legal inference and argumentation;
  • Verification and validation of legal knowledge systems;
  • Management of legal information in the semantic web;
  • XML standards for legal documents, including legislative, judicial, administrative acts as well as private documents, such as contracts;
  • Modelling the legal interactions of autonomous agents and digital institutions;
  • Methods for managing organizational change when introducing legal knowledge systems;
  • Evaluation of systems using advanced informatics techniques in legal applications;
  • Interdisciplinary applications of legal informatics methods and systems.

For more information, please see the call for papers.

HT Professor Dr. Burkhard Schafer.

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