5th Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology (LIT 2012) (LIT 2012)

Venue: Vilnius University

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania

Event Date/Time: May 22, 2012 End Date/Time: May 22, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Apr 13, 2012
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Description

The 5th Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology Workshop will be a multi-disciplinary, one-day workshop that will bring together practitioners and researchers to investigate challenges and opportunities in the emerging trends on the verge of law and IT. The workshop will examine vital issues, including law-related business processes, legal ontologies, description frameworks, discussing new research and innovative applications in Law, Information Technology as well as Insurance. The workshop is receptive to all papers dealing with any topic in these interdisciplinary domains.

Topics

Alternative & online Dispute Resolution
Computational models for legal reasoning
Information extraction & categorization of legal documents
Information Technology & Crime Prevention
Information Technology & Dispute Resolution
Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining in Law
Knowledge management in the legal domain
Law & Future Internet technologies
Legal argumentation
Legal aspects of BIS
Legal aspects of IT
Legal discourse modeling and legal reasoning
Legal electronic agents
Legal Expert Systems
Legal ontologies - creation, use & lifecycles
Legal reasoning and its computer representation
Natural language processing in law
Question answering retrieval for law and governmental services
Risk management & trust in law
Semantic indexing of legal documents
Semantic Web technologies in law and e-government
Specialized knowledge representation and logics for law
Specific legal domains appliances (systems in civil, tax, commercial, insurance law)
Text mining and knowledge extraction in law
Validation of legal knowledge

Submission

Long papers: max. 12 pages
Work-in-progress reports: max. 6 pages

Venue

Universiteto St. 3, LT-01513
Vilnius
Lithuania
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