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Comparing Active Learning to Random Sampling: Using Zipf’s Law to Evaluate Which is More Effective for TAR
Maura Grossman and Gordon Cormack just released another blockbuster article, “Comments on ‘The Implications of Rule 26(g) on the Use of Technology-Assisted Review,’”… [more]
Pioneering Cormack/Grossman Study Validates Continuous Learning, Judgmental Seeds and Review Team Training for Technology Assisted Review
This past weekend I received an advance copy of a new research paper prepared by Gordon Cormack and Maura Grossman, "Evaluation of Machine-Learning Protocols for Technology-Assisted… [more]
Predictive Ranking (TAR) for Smart People
Predictive Ranking, aka predictive coding or technology-assisted review, has revolutionized electronic discovery--at least in mindshare if not actual use. It now dominates… [more]
Subject Matter Experts: What Role Should They Play in TAR 2.0 Training?
One of the givens of traditional technology-assisted review (“TAR”) is the notion that a subject matter expert (“SME”) is required to train the algorithm. During a… [more]
TAR 2.0: Continuous Ranking – Is One Bite at the Apple Really Enough?
For all of its complexity, technology-assisted review (TAR) in its traditional form is easy to sum up: A lawyer (subject matter expert) sits down at a computer and looks… [more]
Redundant and Excessive Search Did Not Warrant Cost Shifting, Court Rules
An attempt by defendants to shift their costs to the plaintiff for searching electronically stored information has been denied by a federal magistrate judge in New York. In… [more]
Finding Handwritten Documents from among Thousands of Scans
Recently, we had an interesting problem to solve for a client of ours: In a case with some 922,000 documents produced by the opposing party, there were roughly 720,000 documents… [more]
Does Technology-Assisted Review Help in Reviewing Productions?
While much has been written about using technology-assisted review to assist in making productions, few have discussed using TAR to assist when you have received a production.… [more]
Does Technology-Assisted Review Work for ‘Hot’ Documents?
[This post originally appeared at DSicovery, the blog of DSi (formerly Document Solutions, Inc.), a provider of high-quality litigation support services, electronic discovery… [more]