Reaction RuleML 1.0: Standardized Semantic Reaction Rules

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7438)


RuleML is a family of XML languages whose modular system of schemas permits high-precision (Web) rule interchange. The family’s top-level distinction is deliberation rules vs. reaction rules. In this paper we address the Reaction RuleML subfamily of RuleML and survey related work. Reaction RuleML is a standardized rule markup/serialization language and semantic interchange format for reaction rules and rule-based event processing. Reaction rules include distributed Complex Event Processing (CEP), Knowledge Representation (KR) calculi, as well as Event-Condition-Action (ECA) rules, Production (CA) rules, and Trigger (EA) rules. Reaction RuleML 1.0 incorporates this reactive spectrum of rules into RuleML employing a system of step-wise extensions of the Deliberation RuleML 1.0 foundation.


Production Rule Event Processing Variable Binding Derivation Rule Situation Calculus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Freie Universitaet BerlinGermany
  2. 2.Information and Communications TechnologiesNational Research Council CanadaFrederictonCanada
  3. 3.Athan ServicesW LafayetteUSA

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