2004-09-01

Automated Concept Identification within Legal Cases


A legal knowledge based system called JUSTICE is presented which can identify heterogeneous representations of concepts across all major Australian jurisdictions, and some concepts within US and UK cases. The knowledge representation scheme used for legal and common sense concepts is inspired by human processes for the identification of concepts and the expected order and location of concepts ...


The legal domain is certainly to monitor, since lawyers have been pionneering for thousands of years the domain of languages and methods for identification of complex and fuzzy concepts.