Category Archives: Predictive Coding

A lull in the Predictive Coding battle

The role of a journalist in war, it is said, is to come down from the hills after the battle and bayonet the wounded. I will content myself with a tour of the battlefield. If this means nothing to you, … Continue reading

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Craig Ball Entertains at CEIC 2011 on Computer Forensics for Lawyers

I choose my words carefully when I write, and nowhere more than in the headings to articles. It took me 10 seconds to decide that the word “entertains” would form part of the heading to this post. “Entertains”, “Forensics” and … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Corporate Counsel interviews Equivio on Processing and Proskauer on Compliance

The only direct connection between the two articles referred to in my title are that they both appeared on the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website yesterday. An interview with Warwick Sharp of Equivio is headed The processing mountain was blocking the … Continue reading

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Lawyers replaced by computers for ediscovery search – a retrospective

The dust is settling on the debate aroused by the John Markoff article in the New York Times of 4 March headed Armies of Expensive Lawyers, Replaced by Cheaper Software. We can’t have that, so I thought I would keep … Continue reading

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E-disclosure Great Debate at The Lawyer

The Lawyer today carries a report by editor Catrin Griffiths of an edisclosure  panel last week hosted by The Lawyer as part of a series of such debates. The panel included Senior Master Whitaker, Phil Beckett of Navigant, and senior … Continue reading

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King Ludd and the Lawyers – e-Discovery and the Luddite Fallacy

Since I am about to refer you to three weighty articles by others, I will keep my own comment to a minimum. The context is the ability of modern litigation software to analyse documents more quickly and more cheaply than … Continue reading

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The relevance of a computer called ‘Watson’ and a television game show to electronic disclosure

A computer with a homely name like ‘Watson’ and a US quiz show may sound like trivialisation of the serious subject of electronic discovery / eDisclosure. Equally, a reference to ‘Probabilistic Latent Semantic Indexing” sounds way over the top for … Continue reading

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Richard Susskind’s law firm technology predictions for 2011

A short interview with Professor Richard Susskind on the Legal IT web site gives a packed 12 minutes or so which is well worth listening to at the beginning of the year. E-Disclosure is covered along with iPads, social media, … Continue reading

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Judges and automated coding tools for electronic discovery

I took part this week in a podcast called Will Judges Think It Is Okay To Use Clustering and Suggestive Coding Tools? which was led by Karl Schieneman of ESI Bytes. I was the token Englishman alongside US top-drawer participants … Continue reading

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Predictive coding and defensibility

An article called The Red Herring of Defensibility and Predictive Coding by Craig Carpenter of Recommind on the Inforiskawareness site draws attention again to the technology generally known as “Predictive Coding”. Craig can fight his own corner as to the … Continue reading

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