Supreme Court Sentences Retrieval Using Thai Law Ontology

  • Tanapon Tantisripreecha
  • Nuanwan SoonthornphisajEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 70)


This paper presents an improvement of our approach called SCRO_II algorithm. SCRO_I algorithm was initially developed in order to retrieve a set of Supreme Court sentences. The goal of SCRO_I is to provide different law issues among those retrieved documents. We create a new ontology using different semantics to study their performances based on diversity measurement. The contribution of this new ontology is compared to the traditional one. A new procedure is embedded in SCRO_II algorithm to identify a set of synonyms and relations. The experiments were done on Thai Succession Law and Bill of Exchange Law. The experimental results show that SCRO_II outperforms SCRO_I algorithm in both data sets.


Ontology Retrieval Supreme Court sentences Thai succession law 



This research was partly supported by Faculty of Science and The Graduate School of Kasetsart University.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tanapon Tantisripreecha
    • 1
  • Nuanwan Soonthornphisaj
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceFaculty of Science Kasetsart UniversityBangkokThailand
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceFaculty of Science Kasetsart UniversityBangkokThailand

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