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Model in CLIPS

  • Model 1: ploc-clips.clp
  • Rules: 31
  • Uwagi:
    • It is necessary to use module mechanisms in order to avoid infinite recursion of rules that modify the facts that are also in their LHS.
    • In order to decrease number of rules, the predicates member$ and create$ were used for creation of multifield value (see here member$)
    • It is necessary to set fact duplication to true in order to assert a number of the same insurance base charge modifiers (set-fact-duplication TRUE)
    • It is not possible to express infinity (e.g. in case of declaring ranges of allowed values)

Model in Jess

  • Model 1: ploc-jess.clp
  • Rules: 31
  • Uwagi:
    • Jess does not allow for using '(range)' construct within slot definition - the domain of slots can be set by using (allowed-values). However listing of all values from range e.g. [18, 120] is inefficient.
    • Jess does not allow for fact duplication :!:
      Fact-duplication concept eliminated – fact duplication is never allowed. Fact list stored on a HashMap, not a Vector. 1)
  • Rules: 32
  • Uwagi:
    • The calculation rule uses accumulate CE and thus it is fired one instead of several times (for each base-modifier fact).

Model in Drools

  • Rules: 32
  • Uwagi:
    • Drools does not support neither default value nor constraints for fact fields.
    • The list of allowed values allowed-type can be defined using JAVA enum types.
    • Modules in Drools does not have to be defined explicitly - they are automatically defined while first rule assignment
    • :!: Drools does not support any construct with the semantics of (pop-focus). However, this construct can be approximately simulated in drools using lock-on-active property which prevents rule, with this property set to true, from firing until their agenda-group will not loose a focus. In comparison to (pop-focus) this property does not remove focus from the current module and thus other rules can also be fired after rule having this property set to true.
    • :!: The multifield values from clips and jess that are created using (create$) function, can be represented using Java collections (sometimes such rules must be expressed in java dialect):
      (create$ 160 60 0 -10 -20 -30 -40 -40 -50 -50 -60)


      List<Integer> modifiers = Arrays.asList(160, 60, 0, -10, -20, -30, -40, -40, -50, -50, -60);
    • The management of focus stack in Drools can be distributed on DRL and JAVA files. Drools allows for set the focus stack in the same way as CLIPS or Jess:
      (focus base-charge bonus-malus base-charge-modifiers)

      and corresponding code in Drools:


      Nevertheless, this can be done only within the Java file. In order to provide more more reliable translation from CLIPS/Jess to Drools the above setup of focus stack can be translated in the following way:

    1. For each drools application, the java file push the first agenda-group (e.g. initial) on the focus stack.
    2. Within this agenda-group only one rule is defined - LHS-less rule that asserts all the initial facts. Such rule corresponds to deffacts CLIPS/Jess construct.
    3. In the RHS of this rule, the focus stack is defined e.g.

      the order of the agenda-grop names must be reversed in comparison to the order of the names within deffacts construct.

  • Rules: 33
  • Uwagi:
    • The calculation rule uses accumulate CE and thus it is fired one instead of several times (for each base-modifier fact).

Model in XTT2

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