[ecoop-info] CfP - 6th Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology (LIT 2014)

Piotr Stolarski p.stolarski at kie.ue.poznan.pl
Tue Feb 18 12:20:37 CET 2014

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                              CALL FOR PAPERS

6th Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology (LIT

                              in conjunction with
      17th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS

                              Larnaca, Cyprus
                         May 21 or 22 or 23, 2014



          Deadline for submissions: March 21 (11:59pm CET), 2014


     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 2014 meeting
will take place in Larnaca, Cyprus as part of the 17th 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 6th 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 2013 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
* Modeling negotiation and contract formation
* Specialized knowledge representation and logics for law
* Knowledge management in the legal domain
* Formal and computational models of legal reasoning
* Formal and computational models of argumentation
* Computational models of evidential reasoning
* Computational models of case-based legal reasoning
* Information extraction & categorization of legal documents
* Information Technology & Crime Prevention
* Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining in Law
* Text mining and knowledge extraction in law
* Law & Future Internet technologies
* Legal argumentation
* Legal aspects of BIS
* Legal aspects of IT
* Legal Expert Systems
* Legal ontologies - creation, use & lifecycles
* 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
* Specific legal domains appliances (systems in civil, tax, commercial,
   insurance law)
* Validation of legal knowledge
* Modeling norms for multi-agent systems


* 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 2014 will be published in
BIS 2014 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 2014 Workshops
proceedings will be distributed to BIS 2014 participants in October 2014
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 21 (11:59pm CET), 2014 - submission deadline for papers
* April 27, 2014 - notification of acceptance/rejection
* May 10, 2014 - submission of final papers
* May 21 or 22 or 23, 2014 - the workshop


* Poznań University of Economics, Department of Information Systems
* Institute of Computer Science, Maria Curie Skł‚odowska University,
   Lublin, Poland (http://www.umcs.lublin.pl/informatyka)


* Erich Schweighofer
* Piotr Stolarski
* John Zeleznikow
* Tomasz Żurek

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (to be extended)

* Tania Cristina D'Agostini Bueno, Presidente da Diretoria Executiva
   IJURIS, Brasil
* Guido Governatori, NICTA, Australia
* Matthias  Grabmair, University of Pittsburgh, USA
* Jaromir Savelka, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
* Uri J. Schild, Bar Ilan University, Israel
* Erich Schweighofer, University of Vienna, Austria
* Piotr Stolarski, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
* Andrew Stranieri, University of Ballarat, Australia
* Adam Wyner, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
* John Zeleznikow, Victoria University, Australia
* Tomasz Żurek, Maria Curie-Skł‚odowska University, Poland


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