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Posted on Mar 1, 2018 in News


The International Legal Informatics Symposium (IRIS: Internationales Rechtsinformatik Symposion) is a conference, which is held annually at the Law Faculty of the University of Salzburg. At its 21st edition, IRIS is recognized as one of the most important academic conferences on computers and law in Europe.

In this edition, which took place from 22nd to 24th of February, the leading topics were Data Protection and Legal Tech; in this regard, in the domain of “legal information systems”, Prof. Francesco Romeo, Prof. Marco Dall’ Aglio and PhD. Marco Giacalone, presented the CREA Project – Conflict Resolution Equitative Algorithm, throught a contribution

Here, the abstract of the contribution: “We are presenting the project CREA (has received funding from the European Union) which aims to introduce new mechanisms of dispute resolution as a helping tool in legal procedures for lawyers, mediators and judges with the objective to reach an agreement between the parties; in some situations, it could be used directly by citizens. The project is based on revisions and innovations on the Adjusted Winner algorithm, developed by S. J. Brams, and specific adaptations to the law domain. We believe that the new procedure will have the potential to deeply change national and cross-border civil proceedings”.

For further information, please visit the IRIS official website: https://www.univie.ac.at/RI/IRIS2018