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                             CALL FOR PAPERS
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2nd Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology  (LIT
                                  2009)
                                    
                             in conjunction with
     12th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS
                                  2009)
                                     

                             Poznan, Poland
                             April 28, 2009

     http://bis.kie.ae.poznan.pl/12th_bis/wscfp.php?i=33&ws=lit2009

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               Deadline for submissions: February 22, 2009

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    The Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology workshop weld
as part of the 12th International Conference on Business Information
Systems. The BIS Conference is held annually and is a leading world
conference in the area of Business Information Systems. Submissions are
rigorously refereed. Accepted papers are published in the Springer's
Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing Series.
    After a long hiatus, the domain of Law and Information Technology is
finally receiving much attention, not only from researchers, but also
from practitioners. Hence there is a need for forums that discuss new
research and innovative applications in Law and Information Technology.
    The workshop is receptive to all papers dealing with any topic in
the interdisciplinary domain of Law and Information Technology.
  

TOPICS OF INTEREST

* Automated semantic indexing, information extraction and categorization
  of legal documents
* Computational models for legal reasoning
* Information Technology and Dispute Resolution
* Information Technology and Crime Prevention
* Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in Law
* Knowledge management in the legal domain
* Legal argumentation
* Legal discourse modeling and legal reasoning
* Legal electronic agents
* Legal Expert Systems
* Legal ontologies and their creation and use
* Legal reasoning and its computer representation
* Natural language processing in law
* Online Dispute Resolution
* Question answering retrieval in law and governmental services
* Risk management in law
* Semantic Web technologies for law and e-government
* Specialized knowledge representation and logics for law
* Text mining and knowledge extraction in law

SUBMISSION

* Long papers: max. 12 pages
* Work-in-progress reports: max. 6 pages
* Demo papers: max. 4 pages


    Papers must be submitted in PDF format according to Springer LNBIP
template available from
http://www.springer.com/east/home/computer/lncs?SGWID=5-164-7-487211-0.

        Submission system is available at
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=lit2009.

    Papers approved for presentation at LIT 2009 will be published in
BIS 2009 workshop proceedings, as a volume in Springer's Lecture Notes
in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) series.
  
WORKSHOP FORMAT

    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.
  
IMPORTANT DATES

* February 22, 2009 - submission deadline for papers (extended)
* March 9, 2009 - notification of acceptance/rejection (new date)
* March 22, 2009 - submission of final papers (new date)
* April 28, 2009 - the workshop

ORGANIZERS

* Poznan University of Economics, Department of Information Systems
  (http://kie.ae.poznan.pl/)

CHAIRS

* Piotr Stolarski
* Tadeusz Tomaszewski

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (to be extended)

* Emilia Bellucci, Victoria University, Australia
* Tania Cristina D'Agostini Bueno, Presidente da Diretoria Executiva
  IJURIS, Brasil
* Hugo Hoeschl, IJURIS Research Group, Brasil
* Arno Lodder, Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
* Rafal Morek, University of Warsaw, Poland
* Erich Schweighofer, University of Vienna, Austria, Austria
* Piotr Stolarski, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
* Andrew Stranieri, University of Ballarat, Australia
* Tadeusz Tomaszewski, Poznan University of Economics, Poland

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-- 
Dominik Flejter < http://dominik.flejter.net/ >
Poznan University of Economics
Department of Information Systems < http://www.kie.ae.poznan.pl/ >
BIS 2009 Organizing Committee

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