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Segmentation of Legislative Documents Using a Domain-Specific Lexicon

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Segmentation of Legislative Documents Using a Domain-Specific Lexicon
The amount of legal information is continuously growing. New legislative documents appear everyday in the Web. Legal documents are produced on a daily basis in briefingformat, containing changes in the current legislation, notifications, decisions, resolutions, etc. The scope of these documents includes countries, states, provinces and even city councils. This legal information is produced in a semi-structured format and distributed daily on official web-sites; however, the huge amount of published information makes difficult for an user to find a specific issue, being lawyers probably the most representative example, who need to access to these sources regularly. This motivates the need of legislative information search engines. Standard general web search engines return to the user full documents (web pages typically), within hundreds of pages. As users expect only the relevant part of the document, techniques that recognise and extract these relevant bits of documents are needed to ...
Ismael Hasan, Javier Parapar, Roi Blanco
Added 19 Oct 2010
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where DEXAW
Authors Ismael Hasan, Javier Parapar, Roi Blanco
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