Monthly Archives: August 2018

Combining DMN and Blockchain

I consider combining DMN and blockchain as a very promising approach for a while. Early this year Edson Tirelli described how DMN decision services can be invoked from smart contracts. And today I read the first paper that addresses the execution of … Continue reading

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Decision Automation and Explanations

Prof. Gene Freuder wrote a position paper “Complete Explanations”: “The position taken here is that it can be worthwhile to start with truly complete explanations and abstract and limit from there. The goal is to provide a high-level “big picture” of … Continue reading

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REALLY Smart (and Legal!) Contracts

In this article Dan Selman introduces “really” smart legal contracts as well as the Open Source Accord Project. Dan will be among outstanding presenters during the upcoming DecisionCAMP-2018 in Luxembourg on Sep. 17-19.

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Two months after GDPR

More than 1,000 US news sites are unavailable in Europe, 2 months after the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25. Websites had two years to get ready for the GDPR. But rather than comply, about a third of … Continue reading

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How to Optimally Allocate “Bribe” Money

Tallys Yunes published an Excel-based optimization model that calculates the likelihood that certain agents will perform a given action that benefits you. Link Below are a few examples:

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Smart Snippets: Semantic Web Comes of Age

On Aug. 3 Forbes published an article “The Semantic Web Comes of Age” by Kurt Cagle. “Beginning in 2017, both Google and Bing announced that they would be supporting the use of embedded smart snippets in web content. A smart snippet is a … Continue reading

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Kasparov: Can Artificial Intelligence Make Perfect Decisions?

Can artificial intelligence make perfect decisions? Watch Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov discuss this hot topic in AI with FICO Chief Analytics Officer Dr. Scott Zoldi. Link

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