Inference engine

Glen Wilder gwilder at
Sat May 19 12:28:22 EDT 2001

Alexandre Fayolle wrote:
> On 18 May 2001 13:33:40 -0400, Alex <new_name at> wrote:
> >
> >> I'm looking for an inference engine written in Python, or for which a
> >> python binding would be available. Does anyone here have a useful
> >> pointer?
> >
> >What sort of inferences from what sort of data?
> I was thinking of a prolog-like engine. The idea is having a set of statements
> and some rules (if A or B  and not C then D), feeding them to the engine
> and then asking questions (give me all all elements for which D is true).

For a proof-of-concept implementation of prolog written in python, see

For a python binding of SWI-Prolog, see the CVS repository at

-- Glen Wilder

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