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TAR, or predictive coding, is an alternative to the traditional manual review of documents. In this edition of Forensic Matters, Craig Macaulay, an Executive Director from our Melbourne Office, explains what can be done to help remove the barriers to the legal profession embracing TAR.
Technology Assisted Review (TAR), or predictive coding, is an alternative to the traditional manual review of documents.
The manual review by senior members of a legal team of a small subset of documents to identify whether they belong to certain categories (relevant, not relevant, privileged, etc.)
Computer analysis to apply the characteristics of the subset to the full population of documents to group them into the same categories. The resulting document set is consistently categorised using a process which is both auditable and repeatable.
Computer Assisted Review (CAR) and Technology Assisted Review (TAR) are interchangeable terms.
At KordaMentha Forensic we maintain the position that a more intuitive non-statistical TAR protocol will always be more palatable. Recent studies show that human-aligned protocols are both more workable and more efficient.
A recent article1 by Maura Grossman and Gordon Cormack on the current state of TAR in the electronic document review marketplace, points out that:
Grossman and Cormack are leading the research into TAR. They have published a number of groundbreaking studies on document review. Their latest study2 in late 2014 compares the effectiveness of the protocols currently available.
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