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Books<> "User Manual and Research Notebooks for CSPRules" Book published by Lulu Press (July 2023) CSPRules is a generic patternbased (or rulebased) solver of finite binary Constraint Satisfaction Problems (CSPs). This software is available on GitHub and it includes fully developed applications to various logic puzzles such as Sudoku, Latin Squares (allowing their Pandiagonal variant), Futoshiki, Kakuro, Numbrix, Hidato, Slitherlink and Map Colouring. <> PatternBased Constraint Satisfaction and Logic Puzzles (Third Edition) A pure logic, patternbased perspective of solving finite Constraint Satisfaction Problems, with applications to varied logic puzzles. <> PatternBased Constraint Satisfaction and Logic Puzzles (Second Edition) A pure logic, patternbased perspective of solving finite Constraint Satisfaction Problems, with applications to varied logic puzzles. <> PatternBased Constraint Satisfaction and Logic Puzzles A pure logic, patternbased perspective of solving finite Constraint Satisfaction Problems, with applications to varied logic puzzles. <> Constraint Resolution Theories A pure logic, patternbased perspective of solving finite Constraint Satisfaction Problems. <> The Hidden Logic of Sudoku (Second Edition) A new conceptual framework for solving Sudoku puzzles with pure logic. <> The Hidden Logic of Sudoku (first edition) A new conceptual framework for solving Sudoku puzzles with pure logic. <> Méditations sur le réel et le virtuel ("Meditations on the real and the virtual", in French) From the virtual as a general ontological category to the sensorimotor and semioticocognitive interoperability between Man and the Computer : virtual worlds and virtual agents. <> Le savoir et l'ordinateur ("Knowledge and the Computer", in French) From information processing to knowledge processing and knowledge "sharing" between Man and the Computer: an epistemological and semiotic approach of Artificial
Intelligence in terms of semioticocognitive interoperability. 
Papers in journals with reviewing committee<> "Qu'estce que le virtuel", La Jaune et la Rouge, Juin 2007. pdf preprint <> "Enrichissement de la modélisation des processus métiers par le paradigme des systèmes multi agents", Systèmes d'information et management, vol. 3, n° 10, pp. 2545, 2005  in collaboration with Chantal Morley and Michel MauriceDemourioux. pdf preprint <> "L'intentionnalité et le virtuel", Intellectica, n° 40, pp. 91108, November 2005. pdf preprint <> "Virtuel / virtual", in "Virtuel / virtual",
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des Termes Littéraires / International Dictionary of Literary Terms, JeanMarie Grassin ed., 2005 <> "Penser notre relation à la Machine, plutôt que nous penser comme des Machines", Terminal, n° 92, pp. 155170, Winter 20042005. pdf preprint <> "La culture et la rationalité modernes, du structuralisme à l'IA symbolique", Cahiers de recherche d'ETOS : Ethique, Technologies, Organisations, Sociétés, n° 1, February 2005. First published in the electronic journal: Automates Intelligents n° 44. <> "L'agent rationnel abstrait, objet de l'IA", Revue d'Intelligence Artificielle, vol. 8, n° 4, pp. 327359, 1994. pdf preprint 
Communications in conferences with reviewing committee and conference proceedings<> "Unbiased Statistics of a CSP  A ControlledBias Generator", International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, Systems Sciences and Engineering (CISSE 09), December 412, 2009, Springer. Published as a chapter of the book Innovations in Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, Khaled Elleithy Editor, pp. 1117, Springer, 2010, ISBN 97890481911133. pdf preprint. <> "From Constraints to Resolution Rules, Part II: chains, braids, confluence and T&E", International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, Systems Sciences and Engineering (CISSE 08), December 513, 2008, Springer. Published as a chapter of the book Advanced Techniques in Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, Khaled Elleithy Editor, pp. 171176, Springer, 2010, ISBN 9789094136599. pdf preprint. <> "From Constraints to Resolution Rules, Part I: Conceptual Framework", International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, Systems Sciences and Engineering (CISSE 08), December 513, 2008, Springer. Published as a chapter of the book Advanced Techniques in Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, Khaled Elleithy Editor, pp. 165170, Springer, 2010, ISBN 9789094136599. pdf preprint. <> "An Ontology for Building Flexible Business Processes", International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, Systems Sciences and Engineering (CISSE 06), December 414, 2006, Springer. Published as a chapter of the book Advances and Innovations in Systems, Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, Khaled Elleithy Editor, pp. 8388, Springer, 2007, ISBN 9781402062636. pdf preprint. <> "Un modèle de processus métier pour les nouvelles formes d'organisation des activités", 11th conference of the AIM (Association Information & Management) "Systèmes d'Information et Collaboration : Etat de l'Art et Perspectives", Luxembourg, June 79, 2006  in collaboration with Chantal Morley and Michel MauriceDemourioux. pdf preprint. <> "Artificial Agents and their Ontological Status", iC@P 2006 : International Conference on Computers and Philosophy, Laval (France) , May 35, 2006. pdf preprint. <> "Using the Agent Paradigm to Improve Business Process Modelling", actes du Colloque ICSSEA 2005, Paris, November 29  December 1, 2005  in collaboration with Chantal Morley and Michel MauriceDemourioux. pdf preprint <> "Apport du paradigme agent à la maîtrise des systèmes d'information", 10th conference of the AIM (Association Information & Management) "Gouvernance des Technologies de l'Information & Stratégie des Systèmes d'Information pour le Succès Economique", Toulouse, September 2123, 2005  in collaboration with Chantal Morley and Michel MauriceDemourioux. pdf preprint <> "Discordances ontologiques et questions d'interopérabilité", colloque EHESS Sources et ressources pour les sciences sociales, Paris, December 911, 2004 pdf preprint 
Software and associated publications

Miscellanea<> Interview by Pierre Berger in the electronic journal: SticHebdo, n° 61, 12 Septembre 2005 (also here) <> "La culture et la rationalité modernes, du structuralisme à l'IA symbolique" 
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