[Chicago-talk] Decision tree code

J L joel.limardo at forwardphase.com
Sat Feb 6 07:24:24 PST 2021

There is a system written in Lisp called Tmycin (
https://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/novak/tmycin.html) that does something
similar to what you seem to be describing. There should also be a Lisp
interpreter in CPAN (for example

All this should be a good starting point even if you decide that it does
not meet your needs. This type of exploration helps you to be able to
tighten up your real requirements and spend less time on areas that would
be nice to have but will not contribute to solving your 'at hand' issue. It
should become a habit.

On Sat, Feb 6, 2021, 8:53 AM Richard Reina <gatorreina at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am trying to write code that would guide a user through a series of
> questions and depending on their answers given ask them different
> questions. I can of course do this with procedural code but it has occured
> to me that it might begin to get messy especially when exceptions mount.
> For example, if the answer to the third question is no, then skip to
> question 8. So I am looking for a way to structure such code to make it
> cleaner and perhaps easier to maintain, Does anyone know of any examples of
> similar projects that I can reference?
> Thanks,
> Richard
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