The inference agent is the heart of TIBCO BusinessEvents®. It provides analytical capabilities for complex event processing, staging information in memory and operating on that information with rules. It interacts with its external environment through a variety of channels through which it can both sense and respond to activity in its environment.
After reading this chapter you will be able to describe
• The role of the inference agent in TIBCO BusinessEvents
• How information is represented in the form of event, concept, and scorecard data structures
• How events, concepts, and scorecards are created and consumed in an inference agent
• How rules are structured and operate on events, concepts, and scorecards ...