Name Tokuyasu KAKUTA
Academic post Designated Professor
Faculty of appointment GSL
Office 315
Phone 2332
Degrees Ph.D., Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1997
Office hours Generally available.

A Demonstration of a Legal Reasoning System Based on Teleological Analogies, Proceedings of the Sevensth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, pp.196-205, 1999 (with M. Haraguchi)

A Goal-Dependent Abstraction for Legal Reasoning by Analogy, Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Law (Kluwer Academic Publishers), vol.5, pp.97-118, 1997 (with Y. Okubo and M. Haraguchi)

Research interests Legal reasoning by teleological analogy, Computational argumentation systems, Knowledge representation
Readings recommended to prospective applicants

Anne vonder Lieth Gardner, An Artificial Intelligence Approach to Legal Reasoning (Artificial Intelligence and Legal Reasoning), MIT Press, 1987

Thomas F. Gordon, The Pleadings Game, Springer, 2001

Preparation suggestions for prospective applicants The basic qualities required in this research field are to have ICT (Information and Communication Technology) knowledge and skills, to consider legal problems logically or mathematically, and to try to understand new issues and multiple cultures.