MetaVex: Regulation Drafting Meets the Semantic Web

  • Saskia van de Ven
  • Rinke Hoekstra
  • Radboud Winkels
  • Emile de Maat
  • Ádám Kollár
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4884)

Abstract

Currently almost all legislative bodies throughout Europe use general purpose word-processing software for the drafting of legal documents. These regular word processors do not provide specific support for legislative drafters and parliamentarians to facilitate the legislative process. Furthermore, they do not natively support metadata on regulations. This paper describes how the MetaLex regulation-drafting environment (MetaVex) aims to meet such requirements.

Keywords

XML RDF(S) OWL metadata regulation drafting semantic web 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saskia van de Ven
    • 1
  • Rinke Hoekstra
    • 1
  • Radboud Winkels
    • 1
  • Emile de Maat
    • 1
  • Ádám Kollár
    • 1
  1. 1.Leibniz Center for Law, Faculty of LawUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdam 

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