ICAIL-2001 Workshop on
AI and Legal Evidence
Saint Louis, Missouri, 25 May, 2001.
As part of the ICAIL-2001 conference, a one-day workshop will be held on the topic of legal evidence. The workshop is intended to bring together legal scholars and AI researchers interested in computational models of evidential reasoning, reasoning with uncertainty in evidential reasoning and evidence-gathering and investigation algorithms and advanced technologies. The workshop will be informal, aiming to bring different communities together, in order to identify common research interests and opportunities for interdisciplinary research.
Call for contributions
Contributors are invited to submit papers, position statements and system demonstrations on topics including but not restricted to:
Persons interested in making presentations without submitting a paper are encouraged to submit a "statement of interest."
Electronic submissions of workshop contributions are strongly preferred and should be
sent to the Workshop Organizing Committee Chair as an email attachment, using Word or
PDF format. To submit by ordinary mail, send six (6) hard copies
of the complete paper or other contribution to the Organizing Chair at the following
Deadline for submission of contributions: March 1, 2001
9.10-10.10: Research overviews:
10.40-12.10: Paper presentations (1): Causation / Statistical evidence
13.30-15.00: Paper presentations (2): System demo /
The nature of legal discourse
15.30-16.30: panel discussion
The journal Law, Probability and Risk: A Journal of Reasoning under Uncertainty (Oxford University Press) is happy to consider for publication papers presented at the workshop. It is anticipated that accepted papers will be published in 2002, in one or more of the journal's quarterly issues. Papers submitted to Law, Probability and Risk (LPR) will undergo peer review. LPR will accept only original works. Papers slated for publication elsewhere are not eligible for publication in LPR.
Please contact the Workshop Organizing Committee if you have any questions.
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