LegalRuleML: From Metamodel to Use Cases

(A Tutorial)
  • Tara Athan
  • Harold Boley
  • Guido Governatori
  • Monica Palmirani
  • Adrian Paschke
  • Adam Wyner
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8035)

Abstract

Several XML-based standards have been proposed for describing rules (RuleML, RIF, SWRL, SBVR, etc.), or specific dialects (RuleML family [1,2]). In 2009, the Legal Knowledge Interchange Format (LKIF [4]) was proposed to extend rule languages to account for the specifics of the legal domain and to manage legal resources. To further develop the representation of the law in XML-based standards, the OASIS Legal- RuleML TC held its first technical meeting on 19 January 2012 [9]. The objective of the TC is to extend the RuleML family with features specific to the formalisation of norms, guidelines, policies, and legal reasoning [3].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tara Athan
    • 1
  • Harold Boley
    • 2
  • Guido Governatori
    • 3
  • Monica Palmirani
    • 4
  • Adrian Paschke
    • 5
  • Adam Wyner
    • 6
  1. 1.Athan ServicesUSA
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer ScienceUniversity of New BrunswickCanada
  3. 3.NICTAAustralia
  4. 4.CIRSFIDUniversity of BolognaItaly
  5. 5.Corporate Semantic WebFreie Universitaet BerlinGermany
  6. 6.Department of Computing ScienceUniversity of AberdeenUK

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