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Being Logical or Going with the Flow? A Comparison of Complex Event Processing Systems

  • Elias Alevizos
  • Alexander Artikis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8445)

Abstract

Complex event processing (CEP) is a field that has drawn significant attention in the last years. CEP systems treat incoming information as flows of time-stamped events which may be structured according to some underlying pattern. Their goal is to extract in real-time those patterns or even learn the patterns which could lead to certain outcomes. Many CEP systems have already been implemented, sometimes with significantly different approaches as to how they represent and handle events. In this paper, we compare the widely used Esper system which employs a SQL-based language, and RTEC which is a dialect of the Event Calculus.

Keywords

Maximal Interval Sharp Turn Union Operation Complex Event Processing Event Calculus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elias Alevizos
    • 1
  • Alexander Artikis
    • 1
  1. 1.National Centre for Scientific Research (NCSR) “Demokritos”AthensGreece

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