Eduardo da Silva Mattos

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In the legal domain, jurisprudence has an important role as a juridical source; its decisions support the application of the Law to a concrete case. The problem is that Brazilian Courts produce an enormous amount of decisions every year, turning these text sources larger every time and forcing juridical professionals to spend more time in the search for a(More)
The e-Courts project consists of an entirely digital structure on the Web, providing access 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. The most important software of the Distribution Module is the Intelligent System for Validation of Parts of the Judicial Process <i>(Sistema Inteligente de Valida&#231;&#227;o de Pe&#231;as Processuais</i> - SIVAPP), which uses the(More)
In this work we discuss Structured Contextual Search (SCS) technology applied as an intelligent search machine to support decision making in cases of previous consent characteristic of the advisory activity of the Brazilian National Defence Council, as well as the Dynamically Contextualized Knowledge Representation (DCKR) as methodology of knowledge(More)
The paper describes the knowledge representation of documents issued by the United Nations Security Council. Olimpo System is a knowledge-based system that enables the user to access textual files and to retrieve information that is similar to the search context described by the user in natural language. The methodology applied to the Olimpo system(More)
This article describes the development of an Expert System (ES) designed to deal with the Crimes Against the Organization of Labour, listed on the Brazilian penal code. The objective of SECTRA is to find the corresponding article for a criminal conduct and the respective penalty due. Analysing the penal domain, we observed that the juridical operators use(More)
This paper describes one solution developed to convert textual documents into formlike representations of cases. The experiences described by cases are textual descriptions of legal decisions. Indexing vocabulary and assignment theory contributed in gathering expert knowledge to define attributes and values as well as the required elements to employ(More)