[PlanetKR] Jurix 2010 call for papers

Mary-Anne Williams Mary-Anne at TheMagicLab.org
Thu Jun 10 13:56:38 EST 2010

JURIX 2010
The 23rd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems

University of Liverpool (U.K.), 16th-17th December 2010


For more than 20 years the Jurix Conference has provided an international
forum for academics and practitioners in the field of legal informatics for
sharing ideas and experiences on the representation of legal content and its
representation in computer systems. We invite submission of original papers
on the advanced management of legal information and knowledge (foundations,
methods, tools, systems and applications), including but not limited to the

• systems supporting lawyers, in legal reasoning, document drafting,
• systems supporting the production and management of legislation, in agenda
setting, policy analysis, drafting, workflow management, monitoring
• systems supporting the judiciary, in application of the law, analysis of
evidence, management of cases
• systems supporting police activities, in forensic inquiries, search and
evaluation of evidence, management of investigations
• systems supporting public administration, in applying regulations and
managing information
• systems for the retrieval of legal information
• systems supporting legal education
• systems for digital-rights management
• systems supporting the acquisition, management or use of legal knowledge,
using rules, cases, neural networks, intelligent agents or other methods
• systems supporting alternative dispute resolution, particularly on-line
• systems and methods to support regulatory compliance and compliance of
business processes
• systems and method to support policies and legal issues for social
• theoretical foundations for the use of Artificial Intelligence in the
legal domain
• models of legal knowledge, including concepts (legal ontologies), rules,
cases, principles, values and procedures
• models of legal inference and argumentation
• methods for verifying and validating legal knowledge systems
• methods and techniques for managing legal information in the semantic web
• methods for managing organizational change when introducing legal
knowledge systems
• XML standards for legal documents, including legislative, judicial,
administrative acts as well as private documents, such as contracts
• methods for modelling the legal interactions of autonomous agents and
digital institutions

Papers should be submitted through the Jurix Conference Management System,
using PDF, PostScript or Word format, and should not exceed 10 pages when
formatted using the styles and guidelines in the Instructions for Authors.

The conference proceedings will be published by IOS Press (Amsterdam,
Berlin, Oxford, Tokyo, Washington DC) in their series “Frontiers in
Artificial Intelligence and Applications” before the Conference.

Program Committee Chair
Radboud Winkels, Leibniz Center for Law, University of Amsterdam, the

Organisation Committee Chair
Katie Atkinson, University of Liverpool, U.K.

Important Dates

 * August 29th, 2010 Deadline for submission of abstracts
 * September 5th, 2010 Deadline for submission of papers
 * September 19th, 2010 Deadline for submission of tutorials, workshops and
demonstration proposals
 * October 1st, 2010 Notification of paper acceptance
 * October 17th, 2010 Camera-ready papers due
 * December (14th and) 15th, 2010 Jurix Workshops/Tutorials
 * December 16th-17th, 2010 Jurix 2010 Main Conference

Professor Mary-Anne Williams
Director, Innovation and Enterprise Research Laboratory
University of Technology, Sydney
NSW 2007 Australia
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