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Bargaining in the shadow of the law - using utility functions to support legal negotiation

Zeleznikow, John and Bellucci, Emilia and Schild, Uri J and Mackenzie, Geraldine (2007) Bargaining in the shadow of the law - using utility functions to support legal negotiation. In: International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law: proceedings of the 11th international conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law. ACM, New York, USA, pp. 237-246. ISBN 9781595936806

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Abstract

Most dispute resolution is settled by negotiation rather than litigation. However, such bargaining often occurs in the shadow of the law. To help support interest-based negotiation, we explore the use of utility functions to support negotiation analysis. We discuss in detail a utility function we have developed in the area of family-law mediation. This function is currently being used as the basis of an online dispute resolution system.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID12968, utility functions, negotiation support systems, bargaining in the shadow of the law
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Management and Information Systems
RFCD Classification > 280000 Information, Computing and Communication Sciences
Depositing User: Ms Phung T Tran
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2008 05:05
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2013 05:46
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1620
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Citations in Scopus: 6 - View on Scopus

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