Research papers


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Application of Drools in network fault management  system A Snort-based agent for a JADE multi-agent intrusion detection system Achieving Rule Interoperability Using Chains of Model Transformations Implementing a Rule-Based Contract Compliance Checker Want to Know How to Play the Game? Ask the ORACLE!
  • Authors - Paola Rizzo, Michael Kriege, Rui Figueiredo, MeiYii Lim and Ruth Aylett
  • Paper ISBN - 978-3-642-04379-6
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  • Universities - Interagens s.r.l., c/o ITech, Rome, Italy; Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh,  UK; INESC-ID, Porto Salvo, Portugal
Off-line Analysis Research and Implementation Based on Drools
  • Authors - XIU Jie-lei XU Nan-shan WEI Sheng-jun
  • Paper URL -
  • Universities - School of Information Science, Beijing University of Chemical Technology,Beijing, China; Laboratory of Computer Network Defense Technology, Beijing Institute of Technology,Beijing,China
An industry survey of autonomic infrastructure An Automatically Composable OWL Reasoner for Resource Constrained Devices


Semi-automatic Composition of Geospatial Web Services Using JBoss Rules
  • Authors - Raluca Zaharia (1) and Laurentiu Vasiliu (1) and Costin Badica (2)
  • (1) Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
  • (2) Software Engineering Department, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Keywords: Semantic Web Services, WSMO/L/X, ASM
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Building Machine Learning with Drools Reteoo (Red Hat sponsored research) Development of a Rich Client based GUI for Expert Systems (in German) Reasoning with Uncertainty in Drools
  • Student - Davide Sottara
  • Mentor - Prof. Paola Mello
  • Paper - Adding Uncertainty to Rete-OO engines (To be published)
  • University - DEIS, Faculty of Engineering, University of Bologna
Program, Enhance Thyself! Demand-Driven Pattern-Oriented Program Enhancement Can URML model successfully Drools rules? Knowledge-based Desing Pattern for Detailed Steel Structural Design Policy-driven middleware
  • Student - Kris Verlaenen
  • Mentor - Prof. Dr. ir. W. Joosen
  • Phd dissertation - K. Verlaenen, Middleware for advanced service configuration: a policy-based approach. March 2008.
  • University - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Solving Patient Admission Scheduling problem with Drools Solver and Constraint Solver Library
  • Student - Wim Van Croonenburg
  • Mentor - Peter Demeester
  • University - Katholieke Hogeschool Sint-Lieven Gent
Knowledge Representation in Services Oriented Architecture
Runtime Evolution for Online Gaming: A Case Study using JBoss and Drools Time to the Rescue - Supporting Temporal Reasoning in the Rete Algorithm for Complex Event Processing Combat SystemApplication of Change-Tolerant Technology: Using Rules Engine for Decision Automation A Knowledge Authoring Tool for Clinical Decision Support JSON Rules Advances in Autonomic Components & Services
  • Authors - Marco Aldinucci, Marco Danelutto, Giorgio Zoppi and  Peter Kilpatrick
  • Paper URL -
  • Paper ISBN - 978-0-387-09454-0 (Print) 978-0-387-09455-7 (Online)
  • Universities - Dept. Computer Science, University of Pisa, Pisa,  IT; Dept. Computer Science, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Integrating flaw-response modelling tools used for inspection qualification into a Multi-Agent System software platform Mobile and Stationary Sensors for Local Surveillance: System Architecture and Applications Behavioural Skeletons Meeting Services An Intelligent Plot-Centric Interface for Mastering Computer Role-Playing Games
  • Authors - Carlos León, Federico Peinado, Álvaro Navarro and Héctor Cortiguera
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  • Paper ISBN - 978-3-540-89424-7
  • University - Departamento de Ingeniería del Software e Inteligencia Artificial, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Design and realization of rule-based workflow task assignment system 


Arriclides: An architecture  integrating clinical decision support models
  • Student - Kris Verlaenen
  • Mentor - Prof. Dr. ir. W. Joosen
  • Published  Paper - K. Verlaenen, W. Joosen, and P. Verbaeten. Arriclides: An  architecture integrating clinical decision support models. In  Proceedings of the 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System  Sciences, January 2007.
  • University -  Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Towards simplified policy  specification and reasoning
  • Student -  Kris Verlaenen
  • Mentor - Prof. Dr. ir. W. Joosen
  • Published  Paper - K. Verlaenen, B. De Win, and W. Joosen. Towards simplified  specification of policies in different domains. In Proceedings of the  10th Symposium on Integrated Network Management, May 2007.
  • Published Paper - K. Verlaenen, B. De Win, and W. Joosen.  Policy analysis using a hybrid semantic reasoning engine. In Proceedings  of the 8th International Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems  and Networks, June 2007.
  • University -  Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
On Interchange between JBoss  Rules and Jess Sharing  rules between JBoss Rules and Jena