Tools for World Wide Web based legal decision support systems

  title={Tools for World Wide Web based legal decision support systems},
  author={Andrew Stranieri and John Yearwood and John Zeleznikow},
  booktitle={ICAIL '01},
The majority of legal knowledge based systems (LKBS) in commercial use are rule based and target domains of law characterized by large and complex statutes where modelling discretion is not a central concern. [...] Key Method We present a shell called WebShell that uses two knowledge modelling techniques; decision trees for procedural type tasks and argument trees for tasks that are more discretionary.Expand
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