D.1.1 Forward Chaining
Programming Expert Systems in OPS5, An Introduction to Rule-Based Programming
by Lee Brownston, Robert Farrell, Elaine Kant and Nancy Martin (Addison-Wesley). Whilst being specifically on OPS5 this text covers most aspects of forward chaining in considerable detail.
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