The 24th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems.
University of Vienna, AT
14th-16th December 2011
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).
The 24th edition of Jurix will be organised by the University of Vienna, Centre for Legal Informatics, and held on December 14th-16th 2011.
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.
Call for Papers
The JURIX conference has been running annually for over 20 years and provides an international forum for both academics and practitioners in the field of legal informatics to meet and share their research and ideas to advance the field of legal knowledge systems.
The 24th edition of JURIX will be hosted by the University of Vienna. We invite submission of original papers on the advanced management of legal information and knowledge, covering foundations, methods, tools, systems and applications for the following (non-exhaustive) list of topics:
Support for lawyers, in legal reasoning, document drafting, negotiation;
Support for the production and management of legislation, in agenda setting, policy analysis, drafting, workflow management, monitoring implementation;
Support for the judiciary, in application of the law, analysis of evidence, management of cases;
Support for police activities, in forensic inquiries, search and evaluation of evidence, management of investigations;
Support for public administration, in applying regulations and managing information;
Support for the acquisition, management or use of legal knowledge, using rules, cases, neural networks, intelligent agents or other methods;
Systems and methods to support policies and legal issues for social networks;
Retrieval of legal information;
Alternative dispute resolution, particularly on-line;
Regulatory compliance and compliance of business processes;
Theoretical foundations for the use of Artificial Intelligence techniques in the legal domain;
Models of legal knowledge, including concepts (legal ontologies), rules, cases, principles, values and procedures;
Legal inference and argumentation;
Verification and validation of legal knowledge systems;
Management of legal information in the semantic web;
XML standards for legal documents, including legislative, judicial, administrative acts as well as private documents, such as contracts;
Modelling the legal interactions of autonomous agents and digital institutions;
Methods for managing organizational change when introducing legal knowledge systems;
Evaluation of systems using advanced informatics techniques in legal applications.
Interdisciplinary applications of legal informatics methods and systems.