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Computational Legal Decision Support Community Group created

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Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 06:22:07 +0000
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The Computational Legal Decision Support Community Group has been launched:
  http://www.w3.org/community/clads/

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Open access of citizens to public information is fundamental for the
effective functioning of (democratic) systems.  Within the judicial
branch this is often guarded both at local as well as at national level.
The Computational Legal Decision Support community group (CLaDS)
considers: the data sources for the system, i.e., documents describing
proceedings of lawsuits; scalability of a prototype, i.e., how the data
is to be meaningfully represented within the system; distinctions in
regard to (semantic) judicial vocabularies; applications outside the
legal domain.

The group is in incipient phase and contributions are welcome. Our
current focus is:
a) the exploration of availability of formal litigations
b) specification of the formal means of representation of lawsuit
proceedings / legal knowledge.

A extensive proposal is available at ssrn.com/abstract=2938453 . 

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To join:
  http://www.w3.org/community/clads/join

If you do not have one already, you will need a W3C account to join:
  http://www.w3.org/accounts/request

This is a community initiative. W3C's hosting of this group does not
imply endorsement of the activities.

The group must now choose a chair:
 http://www.w3.org/community/about/faq/#how-do-we-choose-a-chair

For more information about getting started in the new group, see:
 http://www.w3.org/community/about/faq/#how-do-we-get-started-in-a-new-group

and good practice for running a group:
 http://www.w3.org/community/about/good-practice-for-running-a-group/

We invite you to share news of this new group in social media
and other channels.

If you believe that there is an issue with this group that requires
the attention of the W3C staff, please email us at site-comments@w3.org

Thank you,
W3C Community Development Team
Received on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 06:22:09 UTC

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