[ecoop-info] CfP - 5th Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology (LIT 2012)

Piotr Stolarski P.Stolarski at kie.ue.poznan.pl
Fri Feb 24 15:40:06 CET 2012

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                              CALL FOR PAPERS

5th Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology  (LIT

                              in conjunction with
      15th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS

                            Vilnius, Lithuania
                         May 21 or 22 or 23, 2012



          Deadline for submissions: March 16 (11:59pm CET), 2012


     The Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology (LIT)
Workshop is an annual event which gathers people interested in broadly
understood Legal Informatics and its applications. The LIT 2012 meeting
will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania as part of the 15th International
Conference on Business Information Systems. As a continuation of
previous editions, we invite people dealing with different domains
closely related to legal matter and Information Technology.
     The 5th Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology Workshop
will be a multi-disciplinary, one-day workshop that will bring together
practitioners and researchers to investigate challenges and
opportunities in the emerging trends on the verge of law and IT. The
workshop will examine vital issues, including law-related business
processes, legal ontologies, description frameworks, discussing new
research and innovative applications in Law, Information Technology as
well as Insurance. The workshop is receptive to all papers dealing with
any topic in these interdisciplinary domains.
     In the year 2011 all papers accepted to the workshop have been
published in Springer Series: Lecture Notes in Business Information
Processing. We are planning to continue the cooperation with the
publisher on this edition of the event.


* Alternative & online Dispute Resolution
* Computational models for legal reasoning
* Information extraction & categorization of legal documents
* Information Technology & Crime Prevention
* Information Technology & Dispute Resolution
* Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining in Law
* Knowledge management in the legal domain
* Law & Future Internet technologoies
* Legal argumentation
* Legal aspects of BIS
* Legal aspects of IT
* Legal discourse modeling and legal reasoning
* Legal electronic agents
* Legal Expert Systems
* Legal ontologies - creation, use & lifecycles
* Legal reasoning and its computer representation
* Natural language processing in law
* Question answering retrieval for law and governmental services
* Risk management & trust in law
* Semantic indexing of legal documents
* Semantic Web technologies in law and e-government
* Specialized knowledge representation and logics for law
* Specific legal domains appliances (systems in civil, tax, commercial,
   insurance law)
* Text mining and knowledge extraction in law
* Validation of legal knowledge


* Long papers: max. 12 pages
* Work-in-progress reports: max. 6 pages

Papers must be submitted in PDF format according to Springer LNBIP
template available from

The authors should include a 100-word abstract at the beginning of the
paper, which clearly presents the achievement or contribution of the
paper. Furthermore 4-7 keywords should describe the content of the

     Submission system is available at

     Papers approved for presentation at LIT 2012 will be published in
BIS 2012 workshop post-conference proceedings, as a volume in Springer's
Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) series. The
volume will be edited by Witold Abramowicz. BIS 2012 Workshops
proceedings will be distributed to BIS 2012 participants in October 2012
by regular mail.


     All authors of accepted papers as well as other participants will be
asked to read accepted papers abstracts before the workshop (papers will
be available on-line in advance) to facilitate discussion.
     Workshop participants will be also invited to take part in the BIS
conference and other BIS workshops.


* March 16 (11:59pm CET), 2012 - submission deadline for papers
* April 15, 2012 - notification of acceptance/rejection
* April 30, 2012 - submission of final papers
* May 21 or 22 or 23, 2012 - the workshop


* Poznan University of Economics, Department of Information Systems


* Erich Schweighofer
* Piotr Stolarski
* John Zeleznikow

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (to be extended)

* Zsolt György Balogh, University of Pécs, Hungary
* Emilia Bellucci, Victoria University, Australia
* Daniele Bourcier, CNRS-CERSA Paris, France
* Tania Cristina D'Agostini Bueno, Presidente da Diretoria Executiva
   IJURIS, Brasil
* Tom van Engers, Leibniz Center for Law, Netherlands
* Rafal Morek, University of Warsaw, Poland
* Marta Poblet, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
* Erich Schweighofer, University of Vienna, Austria
* Ken Satoh, National Institute of Informatics and Sokendai, Japan
* Piotr Stolarski, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
* Andrew Stranieri, University of Ballarat, Australia
* John Zeleznikow, Victoria University, Australia
* Tomasz Żurek, Maria Curie-Skł‚odowska University, Poland


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