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A few days ago, Daniel Selman of ILOG (now owned by IBM) published a solution to the Einstein puzzle.   See   He did this in response to a challenge from James Owen who is one of the organisers of the October Rules Fest conference.  James invited the various vendors who have involvement in the conference to provide a solution using whatever approach they deemed best.   See

Daniel suggests that, if ILOG had used a Rete rules engine, they would have had to implement 'convoluted rules' to solve the problem. Daniel is correct, but I thought it would be interesting to look a little deeper at why this is the case.


Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 2:47 PM Microsoft Business Rule Framework | Back to top

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