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Legal and ethical implications of applications based on agreement technologies: the case of auction-based road intersections

Agreement technologies refer to a novel paradigm for the construction of distributed intelligent systems, where autonomous software agents negotiate to reach agreements on behalf of their human users. Smart Cities are a key application domain for …


Is hybrid formal theory of arguments, stories and criminal evidence well suited for negative causation?

In this paper, I have two primary goals. First, I show that the causal-based story approach in A hybrid formal theory of arguments, stories and criminal evidence (or Hybrid Theory, for short) is ill suited to negative (or absence) causation. In …


Interactive virtue and vice in systems of arguments: a logocratic analysis

The Logocratic Method, and the Logocratic theory that underwrites it, provide a philosophical explanation of three purposes or goals that arguers have for their arguments: to make arguments that are internally strong (the premises follow from the …

12.07.2019 | Original Research

Appellate Court Modifications Extraction for Portuguese

Appellate Court Modifications Extraction consists of, given an Appellate Court decision, identifying the proposed modifications by the upper Court of the lower Court judge’s decision. In this work, we propose a system to extract Appellate Court …

26.06.2019 | Original Research Open Access

Using machine learning to predict decisions of the European Court of Human Rights

When courts started publishing judgements, big data analysis (i.e. large-scale statistical analysis of case law and machine learning) within the legal domain became possible. By taking data from the European Court of Human Rights as an example, we …

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This journal contains information on theoretical or empirical studies in artificial intelligence, cognitive psychology, jurisprudence, linguistics, or philosophy that address the development of formal or computational models of legal knowledge, reasoning, and decision making. It also includes in-depth studies of innovative artificial intelligence systems that are being used in the legal domain as well as gives space to studies that address the ethical and social implications of the field of artificial intelligence and law.

In addition to original research contributions, this journal includes a Book Review section; a series of Technology Reports describing existing and emerging products, applications and technologies; and a Research Notes section of occasional essays posing interesting and timely research challenges.

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