Automatic Extraction of Legal Concepts and Definitions

R.G.F. Winkels, R.J. Hoekstra

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In this paper we present the results of an experiment in automatic concept and definition extraction from written sources of law using relatively simple natural language and standard semantic web technology. The software was tested on six laws from the tax domain. © 2012 The authors and IOS Press. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-166
JournalFrontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventJurix - Amsterdam
Duration: 1 Jan 20121 Jan 2012

Bibliographical note

Proceedings title: Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, Jurix 2012: the Twenty-Fifth Annual International Conference
Publisher: IOS Press
Place of publication: Amsterdam
ISBN: 978-1-61499-166-3
Editors: B. Schäfer


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