Take - A Rule Compiler for Derivation Rules

  • Jens Dietrich
  • Jochen Hiller
  • Bastian Schenke
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4824)


Rule engines have been used successfully in recent years in order to improve the agility of enterprise applications. Most existing rule engines focus on production rules, neglecting another important class of rules, derivation rules. We point out that derivation rules are very useful in many application scenarios, and present Take, a rule compiler for Java. Take compiles derivation rules into optimized, reflective code that can be deployed into running applications.


Knowledge Source Inference Engine Business Rule Complex Term Derivation Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Dietrich
    • 1
  • Jochen Hiller
    • 2
  • Bastian Schenke
    • 3
  1. 1.Massey University, Institute of Information Sciences and Technology, Palmerston NorthNew Zealand
  2. 2.Top-Logic Business Operation Systems GmbH, D-63263 Neu-IsenburgGermany
  3. 3.Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus, Institut für Informatik, D-03013 CottbusGermany

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