Gineke Wiggers is a a PhD candidate at eLaw, Centre for Law and Digital Technologies, in cooperation with the Leiden Centre of Data Science.
Gineke Wiggers studied Law at Maastricht University. She has worked at several legal publishing houses, most recently for Legal Intelligence, a Dutch legal content integrator and search solution. In May 2017 she started as a PhD candidate at eLaw, Centre for Law and Digital Technologies, in cooperation with the Leiden Centre of Data Science.
Title research: Measuring relevance and relations of Dutch legal publications.
Legal scholars and professionals are confronted with increasing amounts of legal publications, but only part of these are truly relevant. Gineke’s PhD research will apply data science techniques to determine whether it is possible to predict the impact of legal publications based on information about the usage of these documents. This research aims to increase efficiency of literature review and limit information overload for legal scholars and practitioners.
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