ArgMining 2019 is a full-day workshop, tentatively including oral, poster, and demo presentations, and more. We are delighted to announce Giovanni Sartor as a keynote speaker. More details on the program to be announced later.
Giovanni Sartor is part-time professor in legal informatics at the University of Bologna and part-time professor in Legal informatics and Legal Theory at the European University Institute of Florence. He obtained a PhD at the European University Institute (Florence), worked at the Court of Justice of the European Union (Luxembourg), was a researcher at the Italian National Council of Research (ITTIG, Florence), held the chair in Jurisprudence at Queen’s University of Belfast, and was Marie-Curie professor at the European University of Florence. He has been President of the International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law. He has published widely in legal philosophy, computational logic, legislation technique, and computer law. He is co-director of the Artificial intelligence and law Journal and co-editor of the Ratio Juris Journal. His research interests include legal theory, logic, argumentation theory, modal and deontic logics, logic programming, multiagent systems, computer and Internet law, data protection, e-commerce, law and technology, aviation law, human rights. Among others, he is author of the books "Artificial Intelligence in Law" (Tano, 1993) and "Legal Reasoning: A Cognitive Approach to the Law" (Springer, 2005), as well as co-editor of the "Handbook of Legal Reasoning and Argumentation" (Springer, 2018).
An award will be given to the best paper, published in the workshop. The award comes with a gift of US-$ 500, sponsored by IBM, the company behind Project Debater. Thanks to IBM for this great support! The winner of the best paper award will be decided by an independent committee.