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Jess in Action Java Rule-Based Systems

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ISBN-10: 1930110898

ISBN-13: 9781930110892

Edition: 2003

Authors: Ernest Friedman-Hill, Ernest Friedman Hill

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Manning Publications Company
Publication date: 6/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782

Ernest Friedman Hill is a principal member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories. He lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

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About the title
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Introducing Rule-Based Systems
Rules to the rescue
What are rule-based systems?
Jess: A Rule-Based Programming Environment
Introducing Jess
Getting started with the Jess language
Scripting Java with Jess
Representing facts in Jess
Writing rules in Jess
Under the hood: how Jess works
Creating Your First Rule-Based Application: The Tax Forms Advisor
Collecting the knowledge
Designing the application
Writing the application
Writing a Diagnostic Application: The PC Repair Assistant
Writing the PC Repair Assistant
Adding a graphical interface
Reasoning about Reality: The HVAC Controller
The reality connection
Extending the Jess language
Writing the rules Rule-Based Applications for the Web
Jess on the Web
Embedding Jess in Java applications
Deploying web-based applications
Enterprise Systems
Jess, XML, and the enterprise
Jess in the J2EE environment
Jess functions
Abridged Java API for Jess
An automated testing framework