Marios Koniaris

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Legislators, designers of legal information systems, as well as citizens face often problems due to the interdependence of the laws and the growing number of references needed to interpret them. Quantifying this complexity is not an easy task. In this paper, we introduce the " Legislation Network " as a novel approach to address related problems. We have(More)
Legislators, designers of legal information systems, as well as citizens face often problems due to the interdependence of the laws and the growing number of references needed to interpret them. Quantifying this complexity is not an easy task. In this paper, we introduce the " Legislation Network " as a novel approach to address related problems. We have(More)
In this paper, we introduce an approach for diversifying user comments on news articles. We claim that, although content diversity suffices for the keyword search setting, as proven by existing work on search result diversification, it is not enough when it comes to diversifying comments of news articles. Thus, in our proposed framework, we define(More)
" Public legal information from all countries and international institutions is part of the common heritage of humanity. Maximizing access to this information promotes justice and the rule of law ". In accordance with the aforementioned declaration on free access to law by legal information institutes of the world, a plethora of legal information is(More)
Over the last years there has been a great increase on the number of freely available legal resources. Portals that allow users to search for legislation, using keywords are now a common place. However, in the vast majority of those portals, legal documents are not stored in a structured format with a rich set of meta data, but in presentation oriented(More)
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