Symbolic Rules


Symbolic rules can be applied without directly affecting actual objects or processes. As such their implementation should have no influence on system architecture; when supported by rule-engines they could even be directly managed by users.

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Accounting rules (Portrait of Luca Pacioli)


Symbolic rules describe how symbolic representations are to be processed. While they can be triggered by actual or symbolic conditions, they will cause no change on system context.

Symbolic rules apply to symbolic representations


Whereas symbolic rules are designed to process symbolic objects, they can be used within actual processes.

Symbolic rules can associated to actual processes

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