Presentations and Publications

Presentations and publications devoted to decision management, business rules, constraint programming, and machine learning.

 

WhatsNew:

OpenRules 6.3.2 is available

The Release 6.3.2 enhances OpenRules Dialog with new features that support highly dynamic questionnaires and adds new decisioning and problem solving capabilities requested by customers.
December 5, 2014

Support for DMN Standard

OpenRules® supports the OMG standard "Decision Model and Notation" providing several implementation projects such as DMN Primer and Mortgage Recommender

WhatTheySay:

Forrester Research, Inc.

"OpenRules have the most-aggressive approaches to business-expert authoring and typically requires less developer support than IBM ILOG, FICO Blaze Advisor, and JBoss BRMS.

Market Overview: Business Rules Platforms

 

Events

Upcoming Events

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RuleML 2015 , The 9th International Web Rule Symposium Aug 3-5 2015, Berlin

CP 2015: International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming Sep 16-18 2015 Ferrara, Italy

DecisionCAMP 2015, Oct. 2015, San Jose, USA

BBC 2015, Nov. 2-6, 2015, Las Vegas, USA

Recent Events

BBC 2014: Nov. 2-6, USA

Webinar "Creating and Managing Executable Decision Models"

 

Presentations

 

Practical Techniques for Resolving Conflicts among Business Rules, Jacob Feldman, BBC-2014, Nov 2-6, 2014 Fort Lauderdale, FL

Building Domain-Specific Decision Models, Jacob Feldman, DecisionCAMP-2014, Oct 13-15, 2014, San Jose, CA

Developing a highly dynamic web application for a large bank using rules-based technology. Erik Marutian, DecisionCAMP-2014, Oct 13-15, 2014, San Jose, CA

The Decision Table Template For Geospatial Business Rules, Alex Karman, Revolutionary Machines, DecisionCAMP-2014, Oct 13-15, 2014, San Jose, CA

Decision Modeling for Simpler, Smarter, More Agile Processes, James Taylor, CEO at Decision Management Solutions, bpmNEXT-2014, March 25-27, 2014, Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA. A live demonstration of DecisionsFirst Modeler, a DMS collaborative cloud-based environment for decision modeling, integrated with OpenRules BDMS using the DMN Primer: watch image1 image2 image3

Creating and Managing Executable Decision Models, James Taylor (Decision Management Solutions) and Dr. Jacob Feldman (OpenRules), Modern Analyst, February 09, 2014

How to Build Smarter Decision Models Capable To Make Optimal Decisions, Jacob Feldman, DecisionCAMP-2013, Nov 4-6, 2013, San Jose, CA

Rule-based Mobile Resource Learner for Field Scheduling Applications, Evgeny Selensky (Trimble), DecisionCAMP-2013, Nov 4-6, 2013, San Jose, CA

JSR331 Standard: Current State and Future Plans, Jacob Feldman, The 19th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming CP-2013, September 16-20, 2013, Uppsala, Sweden

Creating and Managing Executable Decision Models with DecisionFirst Modeler and OpenRules, James Taylor (Decision Management Solutions) and Jacob Feldman, Webinar May 7, 2013

Using Decision Tables to Model and Solve Scheduling and Resource Allocation Problems, Business Rules Forum 2012, October 28 - November 2, 2012, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Modeling and Solving Decision Optimization Problems, IntelliFest 2012, October 22-26, 2012 San Diego, CA.

JSR331 "Constraint Programming API", Jacob Feldman, JavaOne 2012, Oct. 1, 2012, San Francisco, CA.  See YouTube's recording made by OracleLearning

Using Constraint Solvers as Inference Engines to Validate and Execute Rules-based Decision Models, Rules Fest 2011, October 24-27, 2011, Burlingame, CA

Representing and Solving Rule-Based Decision Models with Constraint Solvers,
Jacob Feldman, RuleML 2011 - America, LNCS 7018, pp. 208-221, 2011, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011,
http://www.springerlink.com/content/e66077u456548231

Creating, Testing, and Executing Decision Models with OpenRules-6,
Jacob Feldman, OMG Decision Modeling Information Day, March 23, 2011, Washington DC

A Simple Inference Framework for Connecting the Dots,
Jacob Feldman,  
Rules Fest, October 11-14, 2010 San Jose, CA.

Developing Large Scale Intelligent Checklists with OpenRules BRMS
Bill Zemlak, Jacob Feldman, The 13th International Business Rules Forum, October 17-21,2010 Washington DC. 

An Integrated Business Rules and Constraints Approach to Data Centre Capacity Management
Roman van der Krogt, Jacob Feldman, James Little, David Stynes, CP-2010: 16th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming,  September 6-10, 2010 St. Andrews, Scotland
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CP Standardization Discussion
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Jacob Feldman, CP-2010: 16th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming,  September 6-10, 2010 St. Andrews, Scotland
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A Generic Visualization Platform for CP
H.Simonis, P.Davern, J.Feldman, D.Mehta, L.Quesada, M.Carlsson,
CP-2010: 16th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming,  September 6-10, 2010 St. Andrews, Scotland.

JSR-331: Early Draft Review
Jacob Feldman at the workshop "Open Source Tools for Constraint Programming and Mathematical Programming", CP-AI-OR 2010: Seventh International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems, June
14-18, 2010, Bologna, Italy

Using Hard and Soft Rules to Define and Solve Optimization Problems
Barry O'Sullivan and Jacob Feldman,  The 12th International Business Rules Forum, November 1-5, 2009 Las Vegas, NV. See presentation.

Rules Violations and Over-Constrained Problems
Jacob Feldman, October Rules Fest, October 26-30, 2009 Dallas, Texas

CP-INSIDE: Embedding Constraint-based Decision Engines in Business Applications
Jacob Feldman, Eugene Freuder and James Little,
CP-AI-OR 2009: Sixth International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems, May 27-31, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA.

A Unified Business Interface for Modeling and Solving Constraint Satisfaction Problems
Jacob Feldman, OMG Technical Meeting, Santa Clara, CA, December 8-12, 2008

Integrated Business Rules and Constraint Programming Technologies for EDM
Jacob Feldman, Eugene Freuder, The 11th International Business Rules Forum and The First EDM Summit, Orlando, FL, October 26-30, 2008

Applying Business Rules to Complex Patent Data Processing - EPO Experience
Rex Bosma, Jacob Feldman, The 11th International Business Rules Forum and The First EDM Summit, Orlando, FL, October 26-30, 2008

Using Constraint Programming in Business Rules Environments
Jacob Feldman, October Rules Fest, Dallas, October 22-25, 2008

CP-based Social Scheduling
Jacob Feldman, Eugene Freuder, Leonid Ioffe, James Little, Oscar Manzano. The International Conference on Automatic Planning and Scheduling, Sydney, September-2008. Watch
video

Integrating Business Rules and Machine Learning Technologies
Jacob Feldman, Ian Graham. A presentation at the 10th International Business Rules Forum, October-2007, Washington, DC.

Business Rules Forum 2006 Vendor Panel ~ The Future is Now
Business Rules Journal, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Feb. 2007), URL:  http://www.BRCommunity.com/a2007/b329.html  

Configuring Complex On-Demand Services with Business Rules
George Sallivan, Jacob Feldman. A presentation at the 9th International Business Rules Forum, November-2006, Washington, DC.

OpenRules - Open Source Business Rules Management System
Product Showcase at the 7th International Business Rules Forum, November-2004, Las Vegas, NV

Rules-Based Interaction Processes
J.Feldman, I.Khlystov, S.Meshcheryakov, S.Shor. The 6th International Business Rules Forum, November-2003, Nashville, TN

Workflow, Rule, and Optimization Engines: Working Together
Jacob Feldman. The 5th International Business Rules Forum 2002 Conference, November-2002, New Orleans

Interactive Constraint Propagation
Jacob Feldman. INFORMS, November-1999, Philadelphia.

Practical Patterns for Constraint Programming
Jacob Feldman, Didier Vergamini, PACP-98, The International Conference and Exhibition on The Practical Application of Constraint Technologies and Logic Programming, 1998, London

Building Maintainable Scheduling & Resource Allocation Engines
Jacob Feldman. INFORMS, 1998, Montreal.

Travel Time Optimization for Public Utility Job Scheduling
J.Feldman, N.Sekas, ILOG User's Conference, 1997, Paris

Virtual Loader: a development environment for load planning systems
Jacob Feldman, Walter Maximuck, ILOG User's Conference, 1995, Paris.

 

Compete presentations (if not available online) can be provided upon request.

 

 

 

 

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