Artificial Intelligence and Law

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 481–486

Afterword: data, knowledge, and e-discovery



Research in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Law has maintained an emphasis on knowledge representation and formal reasoning during a period when statistical, data-driven approaches have ascended to dominance within AI as a whole. Electronic discovery is a legal application area, with substantial commercial and research interest, where there are compelling arguments in favor of both empirical and knowledge-based approaches. We discuss the cases for both perspectives, as well as the opportunities for beneficial synergies.


Electronically stored information ESI Automated reasoning Pattern recognition Categorization Quality control 

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.David D. Lewis ConsultingChicagoUSA

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