Computable Models of the Law and ICT: State of the Art and Trends in European Research

  • Giovanni Sartor
  • Pompeu Casanovas
  • Núria Casellas
  • Rossella Rubino
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4884)

Abstract

This volume is devoted to the presentation of several research contributions from some significant European research projects in the domain of legal technologies. In this domain European research has been particularly active in the last years, often achieving global leadership. This is due to the commitment of individual researchers, research centers and universities, but also to the support of the European Union that in various research programs has devoted a significant attention (and some relevant financing) to legal technologies, considering them a decisive aspect of E-government and a crucial resource for the development of the information society.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni Sartor
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pompeu Casanovas
    • 3
  • Núria Casellas
    • 3
  • Rossella Rubino
    • 2
  1. 1.European University InstituteSan Domenico di FiesoleItaly
  2. 2.CIRSFIDBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Institute of Law and Technology (UAB) Law FacultyBarcelonaSpain

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