How information technology can support family law and mediation
Bellucci, Emilia, Macfarlane, Deborah and Zeleznikow, John 2010, How information technology can support family law and mediation, in Business information systems workshop : 13th International conference, BIS 2010, Berlin, Germany, May, 2010, proceedings, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp.243-255.
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In Australia, before a divorcing couple can have their case heard by the Family Court, they must undertake mediation. Thus it is useful to develop information technology tools to support negotiation and mediation in family law. Most negotiation support systems focus upon integrative bargaining. In doing so, they tend to ignore issues of fairness. In Australian Family Law, the interests of the children, as opposed to those of their parents/guardians, are paramount. We investigate the use of providing BATNAs and integrative bargaining in providing family mediation decision support. The discussion is highlighted with examples taken from the domain of Australian Family Law
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Field of Research
080699 Information Systems not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective
970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
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