Reference Extraction and Resolution for Legal Texts

  • Mercedes Martínez-González
  • Pablo de la Fuente
  • Dámaso-Javier Vicente
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3776)


An application to the legal domain of information extraction is presented. Its goal is to automate the extraction of references from legal documents, their resolution, and the storage of their information in order to facilitate an automatic treatment of these information items by services offered in digital libraries. References are extracted matching the texts in the collection against sets of patterns, using grammars.


Digital Library Information Extraction Information Item Legal Document Legal Text 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mercedes Martínez-González
    • 1
  • Pablo de la Fuente
    • 1
  • Dámaso-Javier Vicente
    • 2
  1. 1.Grupo de Investigación en Recuperación de Información y Bibliotecas, Digitales (GRINBD)Universidad de ValladolidSpain
  2. 2.Dpto. de Derecho Mercantil, Derecho del Trabajo e Internacional PrivadoUniversidad de ValladolidSpain

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