Talk:Paul Justin Compton

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He is known for proposing Ripple Down Rules. This has had a significant impact on both the computing industry as well as being commercialised in several companies, including:

  • The Ballarat Incremental Knowledge Engine (BIKE) is a comprehensive open source implementation in C++. Includes plugins for Single Classification and Multiple Classification RDRs.
  • Pacific Knowledge Systems (PKS) uses a commercial product called LabWizard that is based on Multiple Classification Ripple Down Rules
  • WEKA has a version of Induct RDR called Ridor.

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RDR has had a significant impact and has many citations. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Bradhall71 (talkcontribs) 06:39, 4 January 2011 (UTC)