Rule Representation, Interchange and Reasoning on the Web

Volume 5321 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 227-235

Please Pass the Rules: A Rule Interchange Demonstration

  • Gary HallmarkAffiliated withOracle
  • , Christian de Sainte MarieAffiliated withILog
  • , Marcos Didonet Del FabroAffiliated withILog
  • , Patrick AlbertAffiliated withILog
  • , Adrian PaschkeAffiliated withFree University Berlin

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It is commonly accepted that separating the declarative rules from the procedural code of an application makes that application easier to understand and easier to modify. What has been lacking is a standard representation for rules – until now. Using the W3C’s Rule Interchange Format [1], rules will be exchanged and revised among three different rule systems: ILOG JRules [2], Oracle [3], and Prova [4].


Rule Interchange Web Rules General Rule Markup Language Rule Standard Language