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Paper on Complexity of Legal Text published

A paper has been accepted for publication at the 27th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems. In the paper entitled "Towards Measures of Complexity: Applying Structural and Linguistic Metrics to German Laws", the author team (Bernhard Waltl and Florian Matthes) discusses the complexity of legal texts regarding to linguistic metrics. Thereby, they present the result of the analysis of about 3553 German law texts by applying structural and lexical metrics to them. They calculated several structural and lexical indicators for complexity and determined highly significant correlations (p <= 0.01). The papers' contribution is a set of metrics, enabling a structured and objective comparison of legal texts regarding their complexity. See [Wa14c]