A Rule–Based Graphical Decision Charting Approach to Legal Knowledge Based System

  • Nitin B. BilgiEmail author
Part of the Legisprudence Library book series (LEGIS, volume 2)


Rule based systems have been around for quite some time now without breaking into mainstream computing. These systems represent the rules in the form of simple if–then blocks and collections of facts and are controlled by an inference engine. In this research work a rule is represented in form of decision chart. Using this graphical decision chart approach a legal expert system /knowledge based system , with specific reference to the transfer of property act , within the Indian legal system which is often in demand is developed. The VisiRule software made available by Logic Programming Associates is used in the development of this expert system . VisiRule is a decision charting tool, in which the rules are defined by a combination of graphical shapes and pieces of text, and produces rules.


Transfer of property act Knowledge based system, expert system Rule based system VisiRule 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringMaratha Mandal Engineering CollegeBelgaumIndia

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