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Notes on an Information Model for Production Rules



Peter O. Denno


Production rules are rules used in production systems, sometimes called production rule engines. Production rule engines are commonly used to implement expert systems. This report describes an information model for the exchange of production rules and for description of the relationship of the rules to a data population. The report is a precursor to a standardization effort in the ISO 10303 suite of standards. The report takes the form of a standards document generally, but departs from that form in places to provide more userfriendly explanation.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7363
Report Number


EXPRESS, information model, ISO 10303, production rules, production systems


Denno, P. (2006), Notes on an Information Model for Production Rules, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed July 16, 2024)


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Created October 1, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017