Monthly Archives: April 2014

Francesconi: A description logic framework for accessing and reasoning over normative provisions

Dr. Enrico Francesconi of ITTIG-CNR has published A description logic framework for advanced accessing and reasoning over normative provisions, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: A model of normative provisions and related axioms represented by using … Continue reading

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Deely and Nesh-Nash: my.con: An Online Constitution-Making Platform

Dr. Sean Deely of the University of York and Tarik Nesh-Nash, M.S., of Software Centre, presented a paper entitled The Future of Democratic Participation: my.con: An Online Constitution Making Platform, at CROWD 2014: Sintelnet WG5 Workshop: Crowd Intelligence: Foundations, Methods, … Continue reading

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Visual law featured in new ABA Journal cover article

Visualization of legal information is the focus of Bob Ambrogi’s cover article in the new issue of ABA Journal: Visual law services are worth a thousand words—and big money (May 2014). The individuals featured (or whose work is featured) in … Continue reading

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OCLC releases work-level bibliographic records for many legal titles as open Linked Data

Open Linked Data versions of work-level bibliographic records for a large number of legal publications appear to be available as part of OCLC WorldCat Works, which was announced on 28 April 2014: OCLC releases WorldCat Works as linked data. Click … Continue reading

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Martic on Anonymous Crowdsourced Online Arbitration

Dusko Martic, LL.M., of IDT-Universitat Autonoma Barcelona, presented a paper entitled Blind Arbitration: Proposal for Anonymous Crowdsourced Online Arbitration, at CROWD 2014: Sintelnet WG5 Workshop: Crowd Intelligence: Foundations, Methods, and Practices, held 8-9 January 2014 in Barcelona. Here is the … Continue reading

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Lucas et al.: Computer assisted text analysis for comparative politics, and analysis of legal texts

Christopher Lucas, Professor Dr. Richard Nielsen, Margaret E. Roberts, Brandon M. Stewart, Dr. Alex Storer, and Professor Dr. Dustin Tingley presented a paper entitled Computer assisted text analysis for comparative politics, 26 April 2014 at the New Faces in Political … Continue reading

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