Category Archives: Challenges

Challenge Sep-2018 “Balanced Assignment”

This challenge deals with assignment of people to certain activities, for instance: assigning students to project groups or assigning professors to offices.  We are using the problem formulation and test data provided by Prof. Robert Fourer (AMPL). We expect that not … Continue reading

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12th International Rule Challenge 2018

During the Logic for AI Summit hosted by the University of Luxembourg in September there will be an International Rule Challenge that seeks to provide competition among innovative rule-oriented applications, aimed at both the research and industrial side. Business Rules Modeling is among … Continue reading

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Challenge July-2018 “Zoo, Buses, and Kids”

This month we offer a simple decision optimization problem “Zoo, Buses, and Kids” as our July-2018 Challenge. We expect that not only special optimization tools like IBM CP Optimizer but traditional decision modeling tools can be used to solve the … Continue reading

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June-2018 Challenge “Credit Card Application”

More than 4 years ago on Jan 8, 2014 Nick Broom published one of the first real-world decision model “Credit Card Application” with an objective to demonstrate the newly introduced DMN standard version 1.0. Now, when many vendors announced their support for DMN, we … Continue reading

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Better Rules Hackathon

The Better Rules Hackathon is happening on May 19-20 in New Zealand with the aim of exploring the ideas and practice of making legislation into machine consumable ‘digital rules’ that can be reused and integrated across domains for the benefit … Continue reading

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Solutions for Apr-2018 Challenge

So far we received 3 solutions for our Apr-2018 Challenge “Up-Selling Rules”: DT5GL,  Corticon, and OpenRules. While the decision model is simple, it contains two decision tables that should be executed in a certain order: first define a customer profile and only then offer new products. … Continue reading

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Challenge Apr-2018 “Up-Selling Rules”

Our Apr-2018 challenge asks DM practitioners to provide decision models  for up-selling rules, examples of which are presented in simple decision tables. As usual, you may extend this use case by sharing your real-world experience with up-selling and cross-selling rules.

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