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The single most significant way to improve conflict resolution time is to divide the rulebase up into contexts. The time taken by conflict resolution is dependent on the total number of instantiations of all the rules in the context so the fewer rules in each context, the more efficient conflict resolution will be.

KnowledgeWorks and Prolog User Guide (Unix version) - 22 Dec 2009