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Research Papers and Associated Materials

Research papers arising from this research are listed below.

Stefania Passera, Helena Haapio and Michael Curtotti> Making the Meaning of Contracts Visible – Automating Contract Visualization Presented at the International Legal Informatics Symposium (IRIS) at the Law Faculty of the University of Salzburg from 20-22 February 2014. The paper won a Lexis Nexis Top 10 Paper award at the symposium.

Michael Curtotti and Eric McCreath, The Right to Access Implies a Right to Know: An Open Online Research Platform for Assessing the Readability of Law. Presented at the 2013 Law via the Internet Conference, September 2013 and published in Volume 1:1 of the Journal of Open Access to Law

Michael Curtotti, Eric McCreath and Srinivas SridharanSoftware Tools for the Visualization of Definition Networks in Legal Contracts Presented at the 2013 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Law and published as a research abstract, June 2013.

Michael Curtotti and Eric McCreath, Enhancing the Visualization of Law presented at the 2012 Twentieth Anniversary Law via the Internet Conference (LVI2012). See LVI 2012.

Presentation by Michael Curtotti.

Michael Curtotti and Eric McCreath, A Corpus of Australian Contract Language presented at the 2011 Thirteenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Law. See proceedings at

Slides of presentation prepared by Eric McCreath.

Michael Curtotti and Eric McCreath, Corpus Based Classification of Text in Australian Contracts presented at the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2010 (ALTA2010). See ALTA 2010 workshop proceedings.

Last modified: March 2014