Decision Rules: A Metamodel to Organize Information

  • Sabina-Cristiana Mihalache
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 28)


This paper tries to introduce the idea that the form of specialized knowledge relating to decision models, rules, and strategies may be a way to organize information by attaching meaning to the existing formalized entities at the computer-based information system level. We realize an exemplification by using a rule in order to attach a meaning to an existing class from the domain model in the form of a new property. The paper presents some technologies and tools that we used for the exemplified decision problem, along with some remarks and conclusions. We titled the article “thinking in decision rules” starting from the assumption that the way we think when we make decisions should be the metamodel to organize information. When we ask to obtain information we do not ask for specific data, but we ask on concepts that are usually interrelated in IF…THEN…ELSE rules.


Decision Model Inference Engine Business Intelligence Rule Engine Ontology Editor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business Information Systems DepartmentAlexandru Ioan Cuza University of Ia iRomania

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