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Monday, June 01, 2009

LPA Rules and Term Sheet Generator

I have written about Logic Programming Associates (LPA) in UK several times here. They do Prolog-based rule systems, in other words, expert systems. I worked on related systems for the enterprise for a number of years. Below is a good example of the kinds of things that can be built this way.

' ... Business Integrity Ltd, a company which was co-founded by LPA to help exploit technology developed at LPA, is now a world leader in document assembly. DealBuilder, much of which is written using LPA software, is an intelligent document development and assembly tool, which greatly simplifies the creation of legally correct, coherent documents in multiple languages.

One of BIL's customers is Wilson Sonsini who recently released the WSGR Term Sheet Generator. The WSGR TSG tool will generate a venture financing term sheet based on responses to an online questionnaire. It also has an informational component, with basic tutorials and annotations on financing terms. This term sheet generator is a modified version of a tool that WSGR use internally, which comprises one part of a suite of document automation tools that are used to generate start-up and venture financing-related documents. The WSGR TSG uses DealBuilder Author and Server V2.7. Both use LPA Prolog - at automation time, and at run time. More from Reuters. And in the WSJ ...'

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