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Completed on 2017-01-27

About the Book

A dive into the inner working of a small production rules system using the Clojure programming language.

About the Author

Michael Fogus
Michael Fogus

Michael Fogus is a core contributor to Clojure and ClojureScript. Creator of programming source codes.  An occasional blogger at Send More Paramedics and also co-author of the book, The Joy of Clojure and author of Functional JavaScript.

Table of Contents

  • A note
  • Dedication
  • Felicitous Use
  • Introduction
  • Kritik der Reinen Vernunft: Production Rules
    • “Plain Data”
    • Rules rule
    • A simple implementation of a purely functional production rules system
    • Production rules are fundamental
  • Production Rules and OOP
    • Objects
    • Classes
    • Protocols
    • Messages
    • Handlers
    • Immutability
    • Knowledge bases
    • Rules
    • Contextual methods
    • Final thoughts
  • My 100 Favorite Jazz Albums
  • References and Interesting Information
    • Books
    • Papers
    • Code
    • Videos
    • Links
    • Systems
  • Fogus’ Fun Corner
  • Appendix A - prodrules.clj
  • Author information and links
  • Notes

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