“Computational Law as an Engineering Discipline” published in Recht Innovative 01/2019


Computational law: research discipline and a group of knowledge-centric technologies to support law and jurisprudence, with the following objectives:

  1. enable representation of legal and other relevant domain knowledge as Turing computable functions;
  2. enable analysis, algorithmic inference, and synthesis of legal knowledge;
  3. enable interpretable, actionable output in a form suitable for use by humans or machines.

Purpose: automated management of life cycle of actionable legal knowledge to support social practices.

This definition encompasses the following systemic categories:

  1. the target system: actionable legal knowledge
  2. the class of using systems: jurisprudence or any other social activity requiring legal support
  3. the enabling system: domain specific facility to perform input, processing and output of legal knowledge

English version: https://anticomplexity.org/computational-law-as-an-engineering-discipline/

Russian version: http://anticomplexity.org/opredelenie-vychislitelnogo-prava-kak-inzhenernoj-distsipliny/

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