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The Rete Algorithm is intended to improve the speed of forward-chained rule systems by limiting the effort required to recompute the conflict set after a rule is fired. Its drawback is that it has high memory space requirements.
- wikipedia: Rete Algorithm
- The Rete Matching Algorithm: http://www.ddj.com/184405218
- Rete explained: http://www.cis.temple.edu/~ingargio/cis587/readings/rete.html
- Drools halves memory use with new "True Modify" algorithm: http://blog.athico.com/2010/03/drools-halves-memory-use-with-new-true.html