Category Archives: Methodology

Call for papers: JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems

A call for papers has been posted for JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, being held 10-12 December 2014, at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. There are many submission deadlines, the earliest being 5 September 2014 … Continue reading

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Ruhl and Katz: How Complex is the Law, and How Complex Should It Be?

Professor Dr. J. B. Ruhl of Vanderbilt University and Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInvent Law Laboratory, presented a paper entitled How Complex is the Law, and How Complex Should It Be?, at SEAL … Continue reading

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Chou et al.: Automated prediction of construction contract disputes with hybrid AI model

Professor Dr. Jui-Sheng Chou, Professor Dr. Min-Yuan Cheng, Yu-Wei Wu, and Anh-Duc Pham have published Optimizing parameters of support vector machine using fast messy genetic algorithm for dispute classification, Expert Systems with Applications, 41, 3955–3964 (2014). Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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Rice and Zorn: Corpus-Based Dictionaries for Sentiment Analysis of Specialized Vocabularies: Application to court decisions

Professor Dr. Douglas R. Rice of the University of Mississippi and Professor Dr. Christopher Zorn of Penn State University presented a paper entitled Corpus-Based Dictionaries for Sentiment Analysis of Specialized Vocabularies, at MPSA 2014: Midwest Political Science Association Conference, being … Continue reading

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Surden: Machine Learning and Law

Professor Harry Surden of the University of Colorado has published Machine Learning and Law, Washington Law Review, 89, 87-115 (2014). Here is the abstract: This Article explores the application of machine learning techniques within the practice of law. Broadly speaking … Continue reading

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Palmirani: CIRSFID and legal informatics

Professor Dr. Monica Palmirani of the University of Bologna has published The CIRSFID and legal informatics, in Ginevra Peruginelli and Mario Ragona (Eds.), Legal informatics in Italy: Fifty years of studies, research and experiences (Naples, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2014). Here … Continue reading

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Slides: Legal Informatics Research Today: Implications for Legal Prediction, 3D Printing, and eDiscovery

I’ve posted slides of my presentation entitled Legal Informatics Research Today: Implications for Legal Prediction, 3D Printing, and eDiscovery, given 16 May 2013 at CICL 2013: The Fifth Conference on Innovation and Communications Law, 16 May 2013, Glen Arbor, Michigan, … Continue reading

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Gittelson et al.: Modeling the forensic two-trace problem with Bayesian networks

Simone Gittelson of l’Institut de Police Scientifique, Ecole des Sciences Criminelles, Université de Lausanne, and colleagues, have published Modeling the forensic two-trace problem with Bayesian networks, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: The forensic two-trace problem … Continue reading

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