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Craig Atkinson, 06/10/2022 05:11 PM


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Category 1 - About Xalgorithms, the model and people / community


Want to engage in substantive discussions on #RulesasData?

Join the @Xalgorithms email list!

https://lists.xalgorithms.org/mailman/listinfo/community


#Practical

#Normative

#Data

How can you discover and obtain facts about the normative constraints that are 'in effect', 'applicable' and 'invoked' for any undertaking at any given moment?

Visit the @Xalgorithms website to learn more:

https://xalgorithms.org/


Did you know that ideas bounce?

They do. Really!

Check out the community page on the #NEW @Xalgorithms website!

#RulesasData #free #libre #opensource #InternetofRules #IoR #community

https://xalgorithms.org/community


"The general problem to solve in my case, as in many scenarios, had to do with how we communicate which way is forward when orienting decisions involving many people."

Read the "Which Way is Forward?" blog by Joseph (@jrpotvin), @Xalgorithms Co-founder.

https://xalgorithms.org/writing/which-way-is-forward


"My experience in the world of e-commerce throughout my final years of high school was formative to my understanding..."

Learn about Keith's (@keithdlt) journey to computational rules expression through #ecommerce!

#InternetofRules #IoR

https://xalgorithms.org/writing/a-journey-to-computational-rule-expression-through-e-commerce-adventure


Enjoy the '40 Year View' of Bill (@BillOlders), @Xalgorithms Co-founder and Chair.

His firm @DataKinetics supplies #rules processing platforms to many large #banks, #creditcard, #insurance and #equities companies...

Now recreated as a #free/#libre #IoR!

https://xalgorithms.org/writing/a-forty-year-view


"I get to write as I learn my way... for those reading, this is an invitation to join me and us."

Deja's (@dejachy) journey with @Xalgorithms began here. Check out her first #blog post to learn about her role and other contributors!

#GIS #Communications

https://www.xalgorithms.org/writing/Explaining-ERA-and-my-Role-at-Xalgorithms


Category 2 - About technical methods, approaches and philosophy


"The Bezier Spline itself is a useful way to draw continuous curves by using a few simple equations..."

Deja's (@dejachy) diving headfirst into visualizing the #ERA index curve via @projectjupyter and @plotlygraphs.

Check out her blog:
https://xalgorithms.org/writing/Making-a-Bezier-Spline-and-Updates


Instantaneously discover and transmit #RulesasData in a way that is directly usable by anyone and by any platform, for any purpose, in any language.

The #Data With Direction Specification!

Learn more on the @Xalgorithms website!
https://xalgorithms.org/

#DWDS #InternetofRules


Suppose we consider expressions of obligation, permission or encouragement to constitute a distinct class of data:

IS + RULE --> OUGHT

See “The #DataWithDirection Specification (#DWDS) in a Nutshell” blog by Joseph (@jrpotvin), @Xalgorithms Co-founder.

https://xalgorithms.org/writing/dwds-in-a-nutshell


Multi-Scale

Multi-Disciplinary

Multi-Temporal

Multi-National

100% #Free / #Libre / #Open

Visit the new @Xalgorithms website to learn about us and the #DataWithDirection Specification (#DWDS).

#RulesasData #InternetofRules #IoR

https://xalgorithms.org


Category 3 - Working Groups About use cases, research and development


Wondering how #EarthReserve Assurance (#ERA) use case work @Xalgorithms is going?

Check out Deja's (@dejachy) updates on using #GIS to calculate normalized difference vegetation index (#NDVI) across #ecoregions!

https://xalgorithms.org/writing/Using-Geospatial-Data-to-define-Ecoregions-and-Ecosystem-Integrity


1/ Have you seen the blog/demo videos for the #EarthReserveAssurance (#ERA) use case to align #economic and #environmental incentives?

The #AgentBasedModel (#ABM) was created through various members at the Center for Connected Learning at @NorthwesternU.

https://xalgorithms.org/writing/watch-the-era-demo-presentation

2/ Earth Reserve Assurance Framework (Part 1) Demo of an Agent-Based Model
https://vimeo.com/557399738

end/ Earth Reserve Assurance Framework (Part 2) Q&A
https://vimeo.com/557444382


Will, an undergraduate at @NorthwesternU, is working with @Xalgorithms and Northwestern's CCL to use an #economic #framework - #EarthReserveAssurance (#ERA) - that aligns both economic and #environmental incentives!

#agentbasedmodelling #ABM

https://xalgorithms.org/writing/agent-based-modelling-and-the-earth-reserve-assurance


Navigating #impostersyndrome, #tech, and #EarthReserve Assurance, check out Deja's (@dejachy) insights on what it means to be #BlackinTech and her work on #ERA!

#GIS #Communications

https://xalgorithms.org/writing/Coding-Imposter-Syndrome-and-Gratitude


Growing up in Canada’s Flag of Canada port city of Halifax, #trade has always been a part of Craig's (@craigaatkinson) life.

Now, with @Xalgo4Trade, he’s on a mission to advance #rules and the #Internet for #tradefacilitation and #digitaltrade.

#InternetofRules

https://xalgorithms.org/writing/How-Algorithms-Can-Enhance


Special Category - Thread for a 'pinned post' RE new version of the paper


1/ Introducing the #DataWithDirection Specification (#DWDS) v0.9.0...

The definitive @Xalgorithms resource!

Read the White Paper Downwards arrow
https://xalgorithms.org/white-paper

Visit the #NEW Xalgorithms website Downwards arrow
https://xalgorithms.org

#data #RulesasData #RaD #InternetofRules #IoR


2/ Until now, the world lacked a scalable and efficient way to communicate obligation, permission or encouragement from 'rule-makers' (including you) to 'rule-takers' (including you).


3/ We noticed that data expressing MUST, MAY and SHOULD, plus their various negatives and synonyms, comprise a class of #data with intrinsic directionality.

These terms even have their own #standards:

https://tools.ietf.org/html/bcp14

https://iso.org/sites/directives/current/part2/index.xhtml#_idTextAnchor078


4/ So, we optimized a way for #DataWithDirection to be discovered and transmitted over the #Internet in a form directly usable by non-specialized humans and machines, for any purpose, in any language. #DWDS


5/ The #DWDS #RuleSchema is a concise #datamodel at the core of the #DataWithDirection Specification.

DWDS #RuleMaker, #RuleTaker and #RuleReserve are the three functional parts of a data-processing pipeline for sifting out IS + RULE --> OUGHT relations.

https://doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2016.2603178


6/ @Xalgorithms Alliance participants are creating three reference implementations (developer / operator / modeller) on distinct platforms.


7/ #DWDS enables a wide diversity of potential use cases. Early collaborations involve #trade (@Xalgo4Trade), monetary system integrity (#ERA), and dynamic indexed pricing, etc.


8/ All use cases and functional components together constitute an emergent #InternetofRules -- a name proposed by @jrpotvin in 2016.

https://vimeo.com/173809271


9/ Potvin, J. (2021). Data With Direction. Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of a Doctorate in Administration (Project Management). Université du Québec. Canada. Currently in review by examination jury. Licensed: CC-by 4.0 International.


10/ Text and Images are Licensed CC-BY 4.0 International. Computer programming code designed and developed as part of this work is licensed under the Apache 2.0 License (end-user applications) and the GNU Affero General Public License 3.0 (network infrastructure components)...


end/ ... or later versions of those same licenses.

For more information, visit:

https://xalgorithms.org/organization

https://gitlab.com/xalgorithms-alliance


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