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The Blackboard

  The working memory of CLIPS is used to simulate a blackboard. All design decisions are represented as facts and are available to all agents at all times. This means that all entities are stored on the blackboard. The messages are also sent between agents through this blackboard, but they are read only by the agent to which they are addressed.

Ilan Berker
Thu Apr 27 16:25:38 EDT 1995