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Introduction to special issue on modelling legal cases

Introduction to special issue on modelling legal cases Artif Intell Law (2008) 16:329–331 DOI 10.1007/s10506-008-9068-2 Katie Atkinson Published online: 22 November 2008 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008 Research in AI and Law has, throughout its history, produced a variety of approaches by which legal cases can be modelled. These approaches support different styles of reasoning for a variety of problem-solving contexts, such as decision-making, information retrieval and pedagogy, to name a few. In order to provide a forum in which issues in modelling legal cases could be further explored, a workshop on this topic was held at JURIX 2007, the twentieth annual conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, held in Leiden, The Netherlands in December 2007. This special issue contains revised and extended papers that report on some approaches to modelling legal cases that were presented at that workshop. The papers presented in this special edition each focus on a different area within the topic. Presenters at the above-mentioned workshop showcased their own approaches to modelling legal cases with particular motivations in mind, though there are numerous different perspectives on the issue that have been presented in the literature on AI and Law. For example, one way to address Legal Case-Based Reasoning could be to record http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Artificial Intelligence and Law Springer Journals

Introduction to special issue on modelling legal cases

Artificial Intelligence and Law , Volume 16 (4) – Nov 22, 2008

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Subject
Computer Science; Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics); International IT and Media Law, Intellectual Property Law; Philosophy of Law; Legal Aspects of Computing; Information Storage and Retrieval
ISSN
0924-8463
eISSN
1572-8382
DOI
10.1007/s10506-008-9068-2
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Abstract

Artif Intell Law (2008) 16:329–331 DOI 10.1007/s10506-008-9068-2 Katie Atkinson Published online: 22 November 2008 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008 Research in AI and Law has, throughout its history, produced a variety of approaches by which legal cases can be modelled. These approaches support different styles of reasoning for a variety of problem-solving contexts, such as decision-making, information retrieval and pedagogy, to name a few. In order to provide a forum in which issues in modelling legal cases could be further explored, a workshop on this topic was held at JURIX 2007, the twentieth annual conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, held in Leiden, The Netherlands in December 2007. This special issue contains revised and extended papers that report on some approaches to modelling legal cases that were presented at that workshop. The papers presented in this special edition each focus on a different area within the topic. Presenters at the above-mentioned workshop showcased their own approaches to modelling legal cases with particular motivations in mind, though there are numerous different perspectives on the issue that have been presented in the literature on AI and Law. For example, one way to address Legal Case-Based Reasoning could be to record

Journal

Artificial Intelligence and LawSpringer Journals

Published: Nov 22, 2008

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