Jess in Action: Rule-based Systems in Java

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Manning, 2003 - Computers - 443 pages
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A practical handbook for anyone interested in programming rule-based systems and written by the creator of the popular Java rule engine, Jess, this book is structured around a series of large, fully developed practical examples of rule-based programming in Java. After the topic of rule-based systems is introduced, software developers and architects are shown the Jess rule programming language in an accessible, tutorial style. Demonstrated is how to quickly progress from building freestanding interactive applications to rule-based Web and Enterprise software. Specific issues covered in this process include designing the application, embedding Jess in Java applications, and using a rule engine in the J2EE environment.

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Contents

INTRODUCING RULEBASED SYSTEMS
1
A RULEBASED
29
Getting started with the Jess language
41
Copyright

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Dr. Friedman-Hill is a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California. He is the developer of Jess, the Java rule engine. He has taught Java programming to over 3,000 students for the University of California Extensions in Berkeley, in San Diego, and online. Dr. Friedman-Hill's current work at Sandia includes the development of software for mechanical design and analysis. He lives in Gaithersburg, MD.

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