Doc Review Technology Could Chop E-Discovery Costs: Study

Law360, New York (April 11, 2012, 8:49 PM EDT) -- Companies could substantially slash the cost of electronic discovery during litigation by using a computer application called predictive coding, which classifies and sorts documents by relevance, to reduce the need for human reviewers, according to a RAND Corp. study released Wednesday.

Just as a typical search engine sorts results based on how relevant they are to a search term, predictive coding, which classifies documents based on how well they match concepts and terms found in chosen samples, could cut the number of hours attorneys spend reviewing...
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