Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology (LIT 2007)

in conjunction with

10th International Conference on Business Information Systems BIS 2007

in co-operation with ACM SIGMIS

Poznan, Poland
April 25, 2007

Deadline for submissions: February 18, 2007

We would like to draw your attention to the Legal IT workshop at BIS 2007 the jubilee 10th conference organized by our department. The workshop aims to address the main issues of two mutual contributing subjects, of Law and Information Technology. Changes in law in its use and creation, together with the huge development in information technology gave new research opportunities. The aim of the workshop is to gather those who are involved in that area and give them a platform for exchanging their opinions and solutions.

Topics of the workshop

  • Legal ontology creation and use
  • Specialized knowledge representation and logics for law
  • Semantic Web technologies and knowledge management for legal domain
  • Legal knowledge extraction
  • Natural language processing of legal sources
  • Computational models for legal reasoning and argumentation
  • Legal reasoning and its logic and computer representation
  • Document standards and electronic publishing of legal information
  • Automated semantic indexing, information extraction and categorization of legal documents
  • Fuzzy logic application in legal domain
  • Legal discourse modeling and legal reasoning
  • Legal information retrieval and its representation
  • Question answering retrieval in law and governmental services
  • Legal electronic agents and their coordination


  • Long papers: max. 5000 words
  • Work-in-progress rep.: max. 2500 words
  • Position papers: max. 2500 words

Electronic submission system available at:

Papers must be submitted in either Word or PDF format, according to the ACM SIG proceedings template (

The proceedings will be published as CD-ROM with ISBN number and on-line at CEUR workshop proceedings publication service.

Important Dates

  • February 20, 2007 - submission deadline for papers
  • March 18, 2007 - notification about acceptance/rejection
  • April 4, 2007 - submission of final papers
  • April 25, 2007 - the workshop


  • Poznan University of Economics


  • ACM Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems
  • GI - Gesellschaft fr Informatik, Austria, Germany, Switzerland
  • NTIE - Polish Society for Information Systems

Workshop Organizers

  • Tadeusz Tomaszewski, Department of Information Systems, Poznan University of Economics, Poland

Workshop Program Committee

  • Tania Cristina D'Agostini Bueno, INRA, Brasil
  • Hugo Cesar Hoeschl, INRA, Brazil
  • Erich Schweighofer, University of Vienna, Austria
  • John Zeleznikow, Victoria University, Australia

Poznan University of Economics
Departament of Information Systems
Al. Niepodleglosci 10
60-967 Poznan, POLAND
Tel: +48(61)854-3381
Fax: +48(61)854-3633

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