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Interview with Rich Sutton, the Father of Reinforcement Learning

In December-2017 KDnuggets published an interview with Rich Sutton, the father of Reinforcement Learning. “Reinforcement learning is learning from rewards, by trial and error, during normal interaction with the world. This makes it very much like natural learning processes and … Continue reading

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DMN FEEL Infographics

Trisotech kindly provides DMN FEEL info-graphics in a very compact  format with simple examples: 1) Basic types, operators, statements 2) Built-in functions

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The Walls Have Ears

Here is a quote from a Gizmodo’s article “The House That Spied on Me“: “In December, I converted my one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco into a “smart home.” I connected as many of my appliances and belongings as I could … Continue reading

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Strange Feelings about DMN FEEL

In Sep-2017 Keith Swenson who leads the efforts around DMN TCK, shared an interesting  post titled “A Strange FEELing about Dates“. In particular, he wrote: “The new expression language for Decision Model and Notation standard is called the Friendly Enough Expression Language (FEEL).  … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence: Think Again

“If computers can trade stocks and drive cars, will they soon outperform our best sales people, replace court judges, win Oscars and Grammys, buy up and develop prime parcels of real estate for their own purposes? And what will “they” … Continue reading

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Explainable Decisions

Majority of decision modeling experts agree that decision models producing business decisions should be able to explain why these decisions were made. Silvie Spreeuwenberg even wrote that “Advice Without Explanation Is Not Very Intelligent“. Tomorrow FICO will run a special … Continue reading

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Challenge Feb-2018 “Tax Decision Table”

With tax season upon us, our February Challenge deals with a quite simple decision table created by a business analyst from a tax agency. How would you represent this  table using your favorite business rules and decision management tool?

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