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About DataLex

DataLex - Smart legal decision support and legal expert systems - AustLII 's rule-based legal inferencing platform

DataLex is developed by Andrew Mowbray, Philip Chung & Graham Greenleaf, with assistance of AustLII staff

Background articles on AustLII's approach to using AI in law

Articles by others

Tutorials, Manuals & Tools

Knowledge-base Examples

Demonstrations and Training Exercises

These applications ('apps') are knowledge-bases of varying degrees of detail, used to demonstrate features of DataLex knowledge bases, and to teach others how to write knowledge-bases. Select 'Run consultation' at the top of any knowledge-base in order to run the app, so as to test the types of conclusions that can be reached by using it. All of these apps are for demonstration purposes only, and are still being further developed.

Older knowledge-bases

These older knowledge-bases have been written some time ago and the law they include is not up-to-date. However, they are still useful as demonstrations how lengthier more complex knowledge-bases can be developed using the DataLex software (Copyright and Privacy consultations), or different features of the DataLex software such as case-based reasoning (Finder's cases) or document Generation (Simple will generator).

DataLex Web Utilities

  • WebTopicList - all topics in alphabetical order
  • WebChanges - recent topic changes in this web
  • WebNotify - subscribe to an e-mail alert sent when topics change
  • WebRss, WebAtom - RSS and ATOM news feeds of topic changes
  • WebStatistics - listing popular topics and top contributors
  • WebPreferences - preferences of this web

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