Approaches to Legal Ontologies

Theories, Domains, Methodologies

ISBN: 978-94-007-0119-9 (Print) 978-94-007-0120-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-14

    Introduction: Theory and Methodology in Legal Ontology Engineering: Experiences and Future Directions

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    Pages 15-47

    The Legal Theory Perspective: Doctrinal Conceptual Systems vs. Computational Ontologies

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    Pages 49-67

    Empirically Grounded Developments of Legal Ontologies: A Socio-Legal Perspective

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    Pages 69-81

    A Cognitive Science Perspective on Legal Ontologies

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    Pages 83-97

    Social Ontology and Documentality

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    Pages 99-115

    The Case-Based Reasoning Approach: Ontologies for Analogical Legal Argument

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    Pages 117-132

    A Complex-System Approach: Legal Knowledge, Ontology, Information and Networks

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    Pages 133-141

    The Multi-Layered Legal Information Perspective

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    Pages 143-166

    Legal Ontologies: The Linguistic Perspective

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    Pages 167-178

    A Legal Document Ontology: The Missing Layer in Legal Document Modelling

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    Pages 179-200

    From Thesaurus Towards Ontologies in Large Legal Databases

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    Pages 201-217

    The Computational Ontology Perspective: Design Patterns for Web Ontologies

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    Pages 219-233

    A Learning Approach for Knowledge Acquisition in the Legal Domain

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    Pages 235-258

    Towards an Ontological Foundation for Services Science: The Legal Perspective

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    Pages 259-271

    Legal Multimedia Ontologies and Semantic Annotation for Search and Retrieval

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 273-279