Monthly Archives: November 2017

Christmas Challenge “Reindeer Ordering”

Santa always leaves plans for his elves to determine the order in which the reindeer will pull his sleigh. This year, for the European leg of his journey, his elves are working to a schedule, which will form a single line … Continue reading

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Software Development and Age

Quora published an interesting answer to the question “Is software development really a dead-end job after age 35-40?“: “NO, software development is most certainly not a dead end job! It is a great job. Does it get tougher to get … Continue reading

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Reaffirming the Power of SQL for Decision Management

Dr. Bob Moore submitted an interesting solution to our Nov-2017 Challenge “Soldier Payment Rules“. His solution doesn’t use DMN or any BRMS tool and reaffirms the power of the classic SQL. Along with a complete solution Bob shows how to validate … Continue reading

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Recommender Engine – Under The Hood

There are two types of recommender systems, Content based and Collaborative filtering. Both have their pros and cons depending upon the context in which you want to use them. This article describes how to build a content-based recommender system.

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Happy Thanksgiving, Decision Management Community!

11/23 is also Fibonacci Day as the digits in the date form a Fibonacci sequence: 1,1,2,3,…

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There is “Deep Misinformation” in AI

Deep Learning (DL), the only field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that went viral. However, “DL is not synonym of AI! The most advertised AI tools by Google, Facebook etc are mainly or only DL, so the wide public thinks that all … Continue reading

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Automation of Gödel’s Proof of God’s Existence

“Two scientists have formalized a theorem regarding the existence of God penned by renowned Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel. Using an ordinary MacBook computer, they have shown that Gödel’s proof was correct — at least on a mathematical level.” You can … Continue reading

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Announcing the Logical Contracts Server

Prof. Bob Kowalski and his colleagues at Imperial College London announced the Logical Contracts Server that incorporates extensions of LPS (Logic Production System) to facilitate deployment of smart contracts. Its website contains a link to a preliminary version, now available for trial. It … Continue reading

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Radiologist-Level Pneumonia Detection

Stanford ML Group developed an algorithm that can detect pneumonia from chest X-rays at a level exceeding practicing radiologists – read more

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How GDPR Makes the Case for Decision Management

“The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will revolutionize the way in which most companies with partners or clients resident in the European Union source, verify, secure, use, retain and distribute their data. It gives new rights to EU citizens that … Continue reading

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