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Introducing Solon: A Semantic Platform for Managing Legal Sources

  • Marios KoniarisEmail author
  • George Papastefanatos
  • Marios Meimaris
  • Giorgos Alexiou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10450)

Abstract

In this paper we introduce Solon, a legal document management platform aiming to improve access to legal sources by offering advanced modelling, managing and mining functions. It utilizes a novel method for extracting semantic representations of legal sources from unstructured formats, interlinking and enriching them with advanced classification features. Also, it provides refined search results utilizing the structure and specific features of legal sources, allowing users to connect and explore legal resources according to individual needs.

Keywords

Digital libraries Information retrieval Legal informatics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marios Koniaris
    • 1
    Email author
  • George Papastefanatos
    • 2
  • Marios Meimaris
    • 2
  • Giorgos Alexiou
    • 2
  1. 1.KDBS Lab, School of ECENational Technical University of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Athena Research CenterAthensGreece

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