Event Schedule

Following the decision of 23 November to turn the conference into a virtual one, there were adjustments to the programme.


Informal chat room

The event will be streamed through this link for confirmed registered participants (link active from 8th December):

Workshop day

Wednesday, December 8th

Doctoral Consortium Programme

Doctoral Consortium Link

Times are provided in Vilnius’ local time (EET, UTC+2) and translated to CET and UTC in parentheses

12:30 – 12:45 (CET 11:30 – 11:45, UTC 10:30 – 10:45) 
Introduction: 15 min

12:45 – 13:30 (CET 11:45 – 12:30, UTC 10:45 – 11:30) 
Keynote speech: 30min + 15min questions

Bruce Edmonds, Centre for Policy Modelling, Manchester Metropolitan University
“Understanding social norms: a multi-level, policy modelling approach”

10 min pause

13:40 – 14:40 (CET 12:40 – 13:40, UTC 11:40 – 12:40)
Session 1 – Contexts and topics 

Katharina Luckner and Veronika Fikfak“Why the Study of International Law Needs Agent-based Modeling: The Case of Compliance”

Valentina Punzo. Dissecting crime through ABM. “From theory testing to policy design”

Margherita Vestoso and Ilaria Cecere“Exploring the boundaries between law, ABM and policy-making: on the clash between formal and informal norms”

Sebastian Benthall, Joshua Epstein, Erez Hatna, Katherine Strandburg and Michael Tschantz“Towards Regulatory Design with Agent-Based Modeling at the Boundary of Law and Software”

10 min pause

14:50 – 15:50 (CET 13:50 – 14:50, UTC 12:50 – 13:50)
Session 2 – Models

Gido Schoenmacker, Wander Jager and Rineke Verbrugge“Empirically grounded agent-based policy evaluation of the adoption of sustainable lighting under the European Ecodesign Directive”

Martina Fazio, Alessandro Pluchino, Giuseppe Inturri, Michela Le Pira, Nadia Giuffrida and Matteo Ignaccolo“Agent-Based Modelling of Mobility Restrictions at a Large Scale: Exploring the Impact on the COVID-19 Spreading in Italy”

Laura Mazzarino, Alessio Emanuele Biondo and Damiano Rossello“Portfolio Optimization and Trading Strategies: a simulation approach”

Jan de Mooij, Davide Dell’Anna, Parantapa Bhattacharya, Mehdi Dastani, Brian Logan and Samarth Swarup“Using Agent-Based Simulation to Investigate Behavioural Interventions in a Pandemic using Mobility Data”

10 min pause

16:00 – 16:45 (CET 15:00 – 15:45, UTC 14:00 – 14:45)
Session 3 – Methods and technologies

Etienne Houzé, Ada Diaconescu and Jean-Louis Dessalles“Using Decentralised Conflict-Abduction-Negation in Policy-making”

Alejandro Morales. “Self-optimization for transdisciplinary intervention”

Ada Diaconescu, Dominique Blouin and Alice Ludvig“Multi-paradigm Modelling for Policy-driven Socio-technical Systems”

16:45 – 17:15 (CET 15:45 – 16:15, UTC 14:45 – 15:15)   
Wrap-up, open community discussion

AMPM 2021: 1st Workshop on Agent-based Modelling and Policy-Making Link

Joint AICOL-XAILA workshop Program

Joint AICOL-XAILA workshop Link

Use of information technology in judicial processes (in Lithuanian only) Program

The event will be streamed through this link for confirmed registered participants (link active from 8 December):

Conference Day I

Thursday, December 9th

08:30 - 09:00

Session: Opening of JURIX2021

09:00 - 10:30

Session 1: Knowledge Representation & Data Analysis (Chair: Floris Bex)

Masha Medvedeva, Thijmen Dam, Martijn Wieling and Michel Vols. Automatically Identifying Eviction Cases and Outcomes within Case Law of Dutch Courts of First Instance  https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210312

Huihui XuJaromir Savelka and Kevin Ashley. Accounting for Sentence Position and Legal Domain Sentence Embedding in Learning to Classify Case Sentences https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210314

Adeline Nazarenko, François Lévy and Adam Wyner. A Pragmatic Approach to Semantic Annotation for Search of Legal Texts. An Experiment on GDPR https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210313

10:30 - 11:00

Session: Cafe, tee, air etc. break

11:00 - 13:00

Session 2: Explainable AI (Chair: Pompeu Casanovas)

Cor Steging, Silja Renooij and Bart Verheij. Rationale Discovery and Explainable AI https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210341

Francesco Sovrano, Salvatore Sapienza, Monica Palmirani and Fabio Vitali. A Survey on Methods and Metrics for the Assessment of Explainability under the Proposed AI Act https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210342

Réka Markovich and Olivier Roy. Cause of Action and the Right to Know (short paper) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210340

Jack Mumford, Katie Atkinson and Trevor Bench-Capon. Explaining Factor Ascription (short paper) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210335

Antonino Rotolo, Guido GovernatoriFrancesco OlivieriMatteo Cristani and Abdul Sattar. Computing Private International Law https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210334

13:00 - 13:30

Session: Lunch

13:30 - 14:30

Session 3: Invited Talk I: Legal Visualization & Legal Logic (Chair: Erich Schweighofer)

Friedrich Lachmayer and Vytautas Čyras. Visualization of Legal Informatics https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210310

14:30 - 15:30

Session 4: Legal Logic (Chair: Katie Atkinson)

Matteo Pascucci and Giovanni Sileno. Computability of Diagrammatic Theories for Normative Positions https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210333

Agata CiabattoniXavier Parent and Giovanni Sartor. A Kelsenian deontic logic https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210330

15:30 - 16:00

Session: Cafe, Tea, Air etc. Break

16:00 - 18:00

Session 5: Text Mining (Chair: Monica Palmirani)

Karam KharrazMartin Leucker and Gerardo Schneider. Timed Dyadic Deontic Logic https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210336

Tien-Hsuan Wu, Ben Kao, Felix Chan, Anne Sy Cheung, Michael Mk Cheung, Guowen Yuan and Yongxi Chen. Semantic Search and Summarization of Judgments Using Topic Modeling https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210323

Bakhtiar Amaludin, Fitria Ratna Wardika, Putu Jasprayana Mudana Putra and I Gede Yudi Paramartha. Analyze the Usage of Legal Definitions in Indonesian Regulation using Text Mining Case Study: Treasury and Budget Law (short paper) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210324

Ha-Thanh Nguyen, Kiyoaki Shirai and Nguyen Le Minh. Few-shot Tuning Framework for Automated Terms of Service Generation (short paper) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210325

Ellen Souza, Douglas Vitório, Gyovana Moriyama, Luiz Santos, Lucas Martins, Mariana Souza, Márcio Fonseca, Nádia Félix, André C. P. L. F. Carvalho, Hidelberg O. Albuquerque and Adriano L. I. Oliveira. An Information Retrieval Pipeline for Legislative Documents from the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies (short paper) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210326

Agnieszka Jablonowska, Francesca Lagioia, Marco Lippi, Hans Wolfgang Micklitz, Giovanni Sartor and Giacomo Tagiuri. Assessing the Cross-Market Generalization Capability of CLAUDETTE System (short paper) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210318

18:30 - 20:00

Session : Virtual Get2gether JURIX2021 (link sent to you by email)

Conference Day II

Friday, December 10th

09:00 - 10:40

Session 6: Legal Text Corpora and Meta Data (Chair: Matthias Grabmair)

David Hickey and Rob Brennan. A GDPR International Transfer Compliance Framework based on an Extended Data Privacy Vocabulary (DPV) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210332

Ingo Glaser, Sebastian Moser and Florian Matthes. Generation of Legal Norm Chains: Extracting the Most Relevant Norms from Court Rulings https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210315

Michael van der Veen and Natalia Sidorova. Signal Phrase Extraction: a Gateway to Information Retrieval Improvement in Law Texts (short paper) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210327

Tereza Novotná. Human Evaluation Experiment of Legal Information Retrieval Methods (short paper) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210328

10:40 - 11:00

Session: Cafe, tee, air etc. break

11:00 - 12:40

Session 7: Ethics and AI (Chair: Bart Verheij)

Emiliano Lorini and Giovanni Sartor. The Ethics of Controllability as Influenceability https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210344

Michał Araszkiewicz, Enrico Francesconi and Tomasz Zurek. Identification of Contradictions in Regulation https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210331

Floris Bex and Henry Prakken. Can Predictive Justice Improve the Predictability and Consistency of Judicial Decision-Making? (short paper) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210338

Benjamin Clavié and Marc Alphonsus. The Unreasonable Effectiveness of the Baseline: Discussing SVMs in Legal Text Classification (short paper) https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210317

12:40 - 13:30

Session: Lunch

13:30 - 14:30

Session 8: Invited Talk II: Legal Informatics, AI & Law and the Future of IT in and for Legal Systems (Chair: Paulius Pakutinskas)

Tomas Lamanauskas. Data landscape: developments, markets and regulation

Martin Ebers. Legal Tech and Standardization under the proposed AI Act

Tanel Kerikmäe. Estonia’s E-justice and AI based legal decision making

14:30 - 15:30

Session 9: Data Analytics (Chair: Giovanni Sator)

Hannes Westermann, Jaromir SavelkaVern R. WalkerKevin D. Ashley and Karim Benyekhlef. Data-Centric Machine Learning: Improving Model Performance and Understanding Through Dataset Analysis https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210316

Aniket Deroy, Paheli Bhattacharya, Saptarshi Ghosh and Kripabandhu Ghosh. An Analytical Study of Algorithmic and Expert Summaries of Legal Cases https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210322

15:30 - 16:00

Session: Cafe, tee, air etc. break

16:00 - 17:00

Session 10: Information Filtering and Document Summarization (Chair: Paulius Pakutinskas)

Arpan Mandal, Paheli Bhattacharya, Sekhar Mandal and Saptarshi Ghosh. Improving Legal Case Document Summarization using Document-specific Catchphrases https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210320

Shubham Pandey, Ayan Chandra, Sudeshna Sarkar and Uday Shankar. Towards Reducing the Pendency of Cases at Court: Automated Case Analysis of Supreme Court Judgments in India https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210321

Monica Palmirani, Francesco Sovrano, Davide Liga, Salvatore Sapienza and Fabio Vitali. Hybrid AI Framework for Legal Analysis of the EU Legislation Corrigenda https://dx.doi.org/10.3233/FAIA210319

17:00 - 17:30

Session: Virtual closing of JURIX2021

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