Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Production Rule

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200651

A mapping from a state space to an action space, generally used in modular knowledge representation. With roots in syntax-directed parsing of language, production rules comprise a basic reasoning mechanism, particularly in heuristic search.


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