Friday, August 20, 2010

Computational Law

I did not know about this this research field until my last trip to Beijing China where I met Set Chandler, who develops his programs in Mathematica

The general idea is to develop models as response of the implementation of the laws. The idea is to minimize the subjectivity in today's approach.

A much more ambitious project is to analyse the self consistency of the laws and their level of complexity. The complexity does not only depend on the document's length but also in how intricate is the relation with itself and other laws.


  1. The wolfram link in this post seems to refer maybe rather standard actuarial risk analysis. ¿Do you have any evidence that it is really new?

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  3. His research is focused in insurance, but he has other work that can be found in

    And for example