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Artificial Intelligence and Law

Artificial Intelligence and Law

Editors-in-Chief: K.D. Ashley; T. Bench-Capon; G. Sartor

ISSN: 0924-8463 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-8382 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10506

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  • Contains information on theoretical or empirical studies in AI, cognitive psychology, jurisprudence, linguistics, or philosophy.
  • Addresses the development of formal or computational models of legal knowledge, reasoning, and decision making.
  • Includes in-depth studies of innovative artificial intelligence systems that are being used in the legal domain.
  • Features studies that address the ethical and social implications of the field.

This journal contains information on theoretical or empirical studies in artificial intelligence, cognitive psychology, jurisprudence, linguistics, or philosophy that address the development of formal or computational models of legal knowledge, reasoning, and decision making. It also includes in-depth studies of innovative artificial intelligence systems that are being used in the legal domain as well as gives space to studies that address the ethical and social implications of the field of artificial intelligence and law.

In addition to original research contributions, this journal includes a Book Review section; a series of Technology Reports describing existing and emerging products, applications and technologies; and a Research Notes section of occasional essays posing interesting and timely research challenges.

Financial support for the Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Law is provided by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Related subjects » Artificial Intelligence - Database Management & Information Retrieval - General Issues - International, Foreign and Comparative Law - Value Theory

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    Artificial Intelligence and Law is an international forum for the dissemination of original interdisciplinary research in the following areas:

    • Theoretical or empirical studies in artificial intelligence (AI), cognitive psychology, jurisprudence, linguistics, or philosophy which address the development of formal or computational models of legal knowledge, reasoning, and decision making.
    • In-depth studies of innovative artificial intelligence systems that are being used in the legal domain.
    • Studies which address the legal, ethical and social implications of the field of Artificial Intelligence and Law.
      Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Computational models of legal reasoning and decision making; judgmental reasoning, adversarial reasoning, case-based reasoning, deontic reasoning, and normative reasoning.
    • Formal representation of legal knowledge: deontic notions, normative
      modalities, rights, factors, values, rules.
    • Jurisprudential theories of legal reasoning.
    • Specialized logics for law.
    • Psychological and linguistic studies concerning legal reasoning.
    • Legal expert systems; statutory systems, legal practice systems, predictive systems, and normative systems.
    • AI and law support for legislative drafting, judicial decision-making, and
      public administration.
    • Intelligent processing of legal documents; conceptual retrieval of cases and statutes, automatic text understanding, intelligent document assembly systems, hypertext, and semantic markup of legal documents.
    • Intelligent processing of legal information on the World Wide Web, legal ontologies, automated intelligent legal agents, electronic legal institutions, computational models of legal texts.
    • Ramifications for AI and Law in e-Commerce, automatic contracting and negotiation, digital rights management, and automated dispute resolution.
    • Ramifications for AI and Law in e-governance, e-government, e-Democracy, and knowledge-based systems supporting public services, public dialogue and mediation.
    • Intelligent computer-assisted instructional systems in law or ethics.
    • Evaluation and auditing techniques for legal AI systems.
    • Systemic problems in the construction and delivery of legal AI systems.
    • Impact of AI on the law and legal institutions.
    • Ethical issues concerning legal AI systems.

    In addition to original research contributions, the Journal will include a Book Review section, a series of Technology Reports describing existing and emerging products, applications and technologies, and a Research Notes section of occasional essays posing interesting and timely research challenges for the field of Artificial Intelligence and Law.

    Financial support for the Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Law is provided by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

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