Call for papers

The workshop will look for original, high quality contributions that explore the following topics (but not limited to):

  • Access policies for Semantic Web datasets
  • Using Semantic Web formalisms and technologies in large legal document collections
  • Legal knowledge in Linked Open Data
  • Legislative and Case-Law Metadata models
  • Semantic annotations for legal texts
  • Legal reasoning and querying in the Semantic Web
  • Provenance information for detecting violations of norms/policies
  • Provenance, trust and metadata for authoritative sources
  • Expressive vs. lightweight representations of legal knowledge
  • Core and domain ontologies for the legal domain
  • Ontology design patterns for the legal domain
  • Legal interpretation model in Semantic Web
  • OWL approaches to reasoning and legal knowledge
  • Data interlinking of legal content
  • Publishing and reusing of legal-related content in Linked Data
  • Rules in the Semantic Web
  • Large-scale normative reasoning
  • Regulations and privacy issues in Social Web communities
  • Data licensing in the Web of Data
  • Security, Privacy and Data Protection


Submission Guidelines:

Papers as well as abstracts must be in English and must be submitted at easychair site:


Abstracts (200-400 words)

Position Papers (8 pages in the proceedings format)

Full Papers (15 pages in the proceedings format)

Min. 6000 words and max. 15000 words.

Please upload all submissions as PDF files in LNCS-LNAI format.


Papers will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 PC members


Important Dates:

September 15th: Deadline for papers submission–> EXTENSION 29th September
October 11th: Papers notification of acceptance

November 11th: Camera ready first round

November 19th: Workshop



A selection of the best papers of the workshop will be published at LNAI Springer Series jointly with AICOL follow-up activities.


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