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JURIX 2014 Call for Papers for ODRL members

From: Rinke Hoekstra <rinke.hoekstra@vu.nl>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2014 11:24:51 +0200
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Dear all,

Apologies for sending a cfp to this list, but I feel that the topic of
digital rights management is very relevant for the JURIX conference
series, traditionally an AI and Law community. See the call for papers
below.

You are most cordially invited to submit original work or participate
in the conference.

Best regards,

Rinke Hoekstra (chair)

(Apologies for crossposts)
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JURIX 2014
Call for Papers
The 27th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems
Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
10, 11 and 12 December, 2014
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For more than 25 years, the JURIX conference has provided an
international forum for academics and practitioners for the
advancement of cutting edge research in
the interface between law and computer technology.

The 2014 JURIX conference will take place at the Jagiellonian
University in Krakow, Poland, on 10, 11 and 12 December.

As JURIX 2014 approaches, more information will be published on the
conference website at http://conference.jurix.nl/2014, or distributed
via Twitter by
@jurixfoundation using the hashtag #jurix14.

The JURIX conferences are held under the auspices of the Dutch
Foundation for Legal Knowledge Systems (http://www.jurix.nl).

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Topics
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We invite submission of original papers on the advanced management of
legal information and knowledge, covering foundations, methods, tools,
systems and
applications. We welcome submissions belonging to one or more of the
following categories:

I - Theory of AI & Law
Contributions to the theory and foundations of AI & Law. Papers should
demonstrate (formal) validity, novelty and significance of the work.

* Theoretical foundations for the use of Artificial Intelligence
techniques in the legal domain;
* Representation formalisms for legal knowledge;
* Models of legal knowledge, including concepts (legal ontologies),
rules, cases, principles, values and procedures;
* Models of legal interactions of autonomous agents and digital institutions;
* Methods and algorithms for performing legal inference, including
argumentation;

II - Technology of AI & Law
Contributions to the technological advancement of AI & Law. Papers
should demonstrate quality, novelty and significance of the work, and
evaluate results.

* Technology for expressing the structure and connections of legal
documents and rules, including legislative, judicial, administrative
acts as well as private
documents, such as contracts;
* Technology for expressing (part of) the semantics of legal
information and knowledge, including legal Open Data;
* Technology for the large scale analysis of legal knowledge and information;
* Technology for the verification and validation of legal knowledge systems;
* Technology for digital-rights management, access policies and
authorization, including issues in social networks;
* Technology for natural language processing and annotation of legal texts;
* Technology for information retrieval over large bodies of legal texts;
* Support and methodologies for the acquisition, management or use of
legal knowledge, using rules, cases, neural networks, intelligent
agents or other methods;

III - Applications of AI & Law
Implementations of AI & Law technology in real world systems. Papers
should demonstrate added value, novelty and significance of the work,
and if possible,
evaluate (potential) impact.

* Support for the production and management of legislation, in agenda
setting, policy analysis, drafting, publishing, workflow management,
simulation, and
monitoring implementation;
* Support for the judiciary, in application of the law, analysis of
evidence, management of cases;
* Support for lawyers, in legal reasoning, document drafting, negotiation;
* Support for police activities, in forensic inquiries, search and
evaluation of evidence, management of investigations;
* Support for public administration, in applying regulations and
managing information;
* Support for businesses and other private parties in managing
regulatory compliance and compliance of business processes.
* Support for private parties in using alternative forms of dispute
resolution, particularly on-line;
* Support for education by using legal information systems in a
teaching environment.

IV - Other
Any other topic related to the field of Artificial Intelligence and Law.

V - Poster or Demo
A short description of a demo system, or new idea (max. 4 pages).
Accepted papers will be offered the opportunity to present during a
joint Poster & Demo session
with the Doctoral Consortium papers (see below). Authors of demo
papers should be willing to share (a screencast of) the demo privately
with the reviewers, if so
requested.

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Paper Submission
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The deadline for paper submission is Friday, September 5th, 2014 at
23:55 HADT. There will be no deadline extension.

As in past years, our intention is for the conference proceedings to
be published by IOS Press (Amsterdam, Berlin, Oxford, Tokyo,
Washington DC) in their series
Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications (FAIA).

Papers are to be submitted through the Easychair Conference Management System:

https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=jurix2014

using PDF and should not exceed 10 pages when formatted using the
styles and guidelines in the IOS Press Instructions for Authors (Word,
LaTeX).

Authors are strongly urged to use these style sheets, as papers not
meeting the publisherís criteria or exceeding the page limit will not
be considered for
review, and will be excluded from the proceedings.

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Workshops & Tutorials
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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 Friday, 12 September 2014.

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Posters & Demos
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Authors can submit short descriptions of a system, preliminary results
or an innovative idea as a poster or demo paper.

Poster and demo papers should not exceed 4 pages when formatted using
the IOS Press Instructions for Authors

These papers are to be submitted through the Easychair conference
management system under either the "Poster" or "Demo" submission
category.

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Doctoral Consortium
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JURIX 2014 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 AI and Law community.

A full call for papers for the JURIX 2014 DC will be distributed separately.

The deadline for Doctoral Consortium submissions is Friday, 26 September 2014.

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Program Committee
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* Michał Araszkiewicz, Jagiellonian University Krakow
* Kevin Ashley, University of Pittsburgh
* Katie Atkinson, University of Liverpool
* Trevor Bench-Capon, University of Liverpool
* Floris Bex, University of Groningen
* Alexander Boer, University of Amsterdam
* Daniele Bourcier, University of Paris 2 and CNRS
* Thomas Bruce, Cornell University
* Pompeu Casanovas, Universitat Autonomá de Barcelona and Royal
Melbourne Institute of Technology
* Nuria Casellas, Wolters Kluwer
* Jack G. Conrad, Thomson Reuters
* Melanie Dulong de Rosnay, National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
* Enrico Francesconi, ITTIG-CNR
* Aldo Gangemi, Université Paris 13 and CNR-ISTC
* Roberto Garcia, Universitat de Lleida
* Tom Gordon, Fraunhofer FOKUS
* Guido Governatori, NICTA
* Davide Grossi, University of Liverpool
* Joris Hulstijn, Delft University of Technology
* Eero Hyvönen, Aalto University and University of Helsinki
* John Joergensen, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
* Jeroen Keppens, King's College London
* Michel Klein, VU University Amsterdam
* Ronald Leenes, University of Tilburg
* Paulo Novais, University of Minho
* Silvio Peroni, University of Bologna
* Ginevra Peruginelli, ITTIG-CNR
* Wim Peters, University of Sheffield
* Marta Poblet Balcell, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
* Henry Prakken, University of Utrecht and University of Groningen
* Paulo Quaresma, Universidade de Evora
* Anna Ronkainen, University of Helsinki
* Antonino Rotolo, CIRSFID, University of Bologna
* Giovanni Sartor, EUI/CIRSFID
* Ken Satoh, National Institute of Informatics and Sokendai
* Burkhard Schafer, University of Edinburgh
* Fernando Schapachnik, Universidad de Buenos Aires
* Jodi Schneider, DERI, NUI Galway
* Erich Schweighofer, University of Vienna
* Harry Silver, Lexis Nexis
* Sarah Sutherland, University of British Columbia
* Tom van Engers, University of Amsterdam
* Bart Verheij, University of Groningen
* Serena Villata, INRIA Sophia Antipolis
* Radboud Winkels, University of Amsterdam
* Adam Wyner, University of Aberdeen
* John Zeleznikow, Victoria University

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Program Chair
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Rinke Hoekstra,
Dept. of Computer Science, VU University Amsterdam, and
Factulty of Law, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
rinke.hoekstra@vu.nl / hoekstra@uva.nl

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Local Chair
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Michal Araszkiewicz,
Dept. of Legal Theory, Jagiellonian University, Krak√õw, Poland
michal.araszkiewicz@uj.edu.pl

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Doctoral Consortium Chair
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Monica Palmirani,
CIRSFID, University of Bologna, Italy
monica.palmirani@unibo.it

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Organizing Committee
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Michal Araszkiewicz (Chair), Jagiellonian University, Krak√õw, Poland
Tomasz Gizbert-Studnicki, Jagiellonian University, Krak√õw, Poland
Krzysztof Pleszka, Jagiellonian University, Krak√õw, Poland
Rafal Michalczak, Jagiellonian University, Krak√õw, Poland

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Important Dates
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Paper Submission: 5 September, 2014 at 23:55 HADT (strict).
Poster/Demo Submission: 5 September, 2014 at 23:55 HADT (strict).
Workshops and Tutorials: 12 September, 2014
Doctoral Consortium Papers: 26 September, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: 3 October, 2014
Camera Ready Deadline: 10 October, 2014
Workshops/Tutorials: 10 December, 2014
Main Conference: 11 and 12 December, 2014

All submission deadlines close at 23:55 HADT (Hawaii Dailight Saving Time)

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Dr Rinke Hoekstra

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