Computer Representation of the Law

  title={Computer Representation of the Law},
  author={Robert A. Kowalski and Marek J. Sergot},
For the purposes of this discussion there are three main types of law: def in i t ional , normative and case law; and there are a variety of computer representations of knowledge and problem-solving which can be applied to law. The social implications of representing the law by means of computer depend upon both the type of law and the technical means of computer implementation. De f i n i t i ona l Law. Much of human law is already wri t ten down in the form of fa i r l y precise ru les… CONTINUE READING