The Eighth International Conference (ICAIL 2001)

Venue: St. Louis

Location: St. Louis, Missoury, United States

Event Date/Time: May 21, 2001 End Date/Time: May 25, 2001
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ICAIL-2001 will be held under the auspices of the International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law (IAAIL), an organization devoted to promoting research and development in the field of AI and Law with members throughout the world. ICAIL provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest research results and practical applications and stimulates interdisciplinary and international collaboration. Previous ICAIL conferences have taken place in Boston (1987), Vancouver (1989), Oxford (1991), Amsterdam (1993), College Park, Maryland (1995), Melbourne (1997), and Oslo (1999). As for these past conferences, the accepted papers will be published in a conference proceedings.

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The field of AI and law is concerned with: the investigation of legal reasoning and argumentation using computational methods applications of AI and advanced information technology to support tasks in regulated domains, especially for legal practice and education. the investigation of techniques from AI and advanced information technology using law as the example domain ICAIL-2001 will be held under the auspices of the International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law (IAAIL), an organization devoted to promoting research and development in the field of AI and Law with members throughout the world. ICAIL provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest research results and practical applications and stimulates interdisciplinary and international collaboration. Previous ICAIL conferences have taken place in Boston (1987), Vancouver (1989), Oxford (1991), Amsterdam (1993), College Park, Maryland (1995), Melbourne (1997), and Oslo (1999). As with these past conferences, the accepted papers will be published in a conference proceedings. Authors are invited to submit papers on topics including but not restricted to: Legal Knowledge-Based Systems Advanced Judicial Support Systems Conceptual or Model-Based Legal Information Retrieval Case-Based Legal Reasoning Computational Models of Legal Reasoning and Argumentation Representation of Legal and Common Sense Knowledge Representation of other Norm-Governed Systems (e.g. business rules, organisation rules, security regulations, and rules of order) Applications of Machine Learning to Law Automated Extraction of Information from Legal Texts Intelligent Legal Tutoring Systems Advanced Legal Document Drafting Systems Legal Ontologies Reasoning with Uncertainty in Evidential Reasoning Special encouragement is given to submissions concerning new topics such as: Legal Applications of Knowledge-based Electronic Commerce Advanced Internet Legal Research Aids Knowledge Discovery in Legal Databases Legal XML for Integration with Information Retrieval, Document Drafting and Knowledge-Based Systems Advanced Tools for Legal Knowledge Management Models of Multi-Agent Systems with Legal Agents Modelling of Norms for Multi-Agent Interaction or Electronic Institutions Papers on theoretical issues in AI and in jurisprudence or legal philosophy are invited provided that the relevance to AI and Law is clearly demonstrated. Papers on applications should include a description of the nature and purpose of the application, the techniques employed, and the current state of implementation