[Corpora-List] JURIX 2016 - Call for Papers

Elena Cabrio elena.cabrio at inria.fr
Fri Jul 1 13:54:04 CEST 2016

JURIX 2016 - The 29th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France) http://jurix2016.unice.fr/ -----

For almost 30 years, the JURIX conference has provided an international forum for research on the intersection of Law, Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems. The 2016 JURIX conference will take place on the beautiful French Riviera at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis on 14, 15 and 16 December 2016. We invite submissions of papers (long and short), technology demonstrations and proposals for workshops & tutorials.

=== Topics ===

We invite submission of original papers on the advanced management of legal information and knowledge systems, covering foundations, methods, technology and applications. We welcome submissions on a wide variety of topics including, but not limited to, the following:

I - Theory and foundations Contributions to the theory and interdisciplinary foundations for the use of Artificial Intelligence techniques in the legal and forensic domain. • Models, formalisms and algorithms for representing and reasoning with legal knowledge (rules, cases, arguments, procedures); • Models, formalisms and algorithms for representing and reasoning about legal interactions (digital institutions, normative systems).

II - Technology Contributions to the technological advancement of Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems in the legal and forensic domain. • Technologies for expressing the structure and semantics of legal texts and data; • Technologies for analysis, verification and validation of legal knowledge systems; • Technology for digital-rights management, access policies and authorisation; • Technology for natural language processing and information retrieval with respect to legal texts; • Technology for social simulations in the legal domain; • Support and methodologies for the acquisition, management or use of legal knowledge in information systems.

III - Applications Implementations of Artificial Intelligence technology in real world systems. • Support legislators in agenda setting, policy analysis, drafting, publishing and implementation; • Support for the judiciary, lawyers, law enforcement and public administration legal reasoning, analysis of evidence, management of cases, document drafting; • Support for business in managing regulatory compliance and compliance of business processes; • Support for private parties in using online dispute resolution; • Support for education by using legal information systems in a teaching environment.

=== Paper submission ===

The deadline for paper submission is Sunday, September 4, 2016.

The conference proceedings will be published by IOS Press in their series Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications (FAIA). Papers are to be submitted through the Easychair Conference Management System in PDF format, should not exceed 10 pages and be formatted using the styles and guidelines in the IOS Press Instructions for Authors.

=== Poster or Demo submission ===

The deadline for poster and demo submission is Sunday, September 4, 2016.

Authors can submit short descriptions of a system, preliminary results or an innovative idea as a poster or demo paper. These papers should not exceed 4 pages when formatted using the IOS Press Instructions for Authors. Accepted papers will be offered the opportunity to present during a joint Poster & Demo session with the Doctoral Consortium papers (see below).

=== Doctoral Consortium ===

JURIX 2016 will feature a Doctoral Consortium. It will provide graduate students an opportunity to publish short papers, to present posters about their research and to receive feedback and encouragement from the community. A full call for papers for the JURIX 2016 DC will be distributed separately.

=== Double Submission ===

We welcome and encourage the submission of high quality, original papers, which are not simultaneously submitted for publication elsewhere except to JURISIN 2016. A paper to be presented at JURIX 2016 must be withdrawn from JURISIN 2016 and vice versa according to the choice by the authors.

=== Workshops & Tutorials ===

Proposals for tutorials and workshops are invited and strongly encouraged. All proposals, including a short description of the topic, should be sent to the Program Chair by email. The deadline for workshop & tutorial proposals is Sunday, 11 September 2016.

=== Important dates ===

Paper submission - 4 September 2016 Demo & poster submission - 4 September 2016 Workshop & tutorial proposal submission - 11 September 2016 Notification of acceptance - 3 October 2016 Camera ready deadline - 10 October 2016 Workshops & tutorials - 14 December 2016 Main conference - 15 & 16 December 2016

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