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EMA-XPS is a hybrid graphic expert system shell based on the ASCII-oriented shell Babylon 2.3 of the German National Research Center for Computer Sciences (GMD). In addition to Babylon's AI-power (object oriented data representation, forward and backward chained rules - collectable into sets, horn clauses, and constraint networks) a graphic interface based on the X11 Window System and the OSF/Motif Widget Library has been provided.

Current Version:   2.1.4

License Type:   GPL,

Home Site:

Source Code Availability:   Yes

Available Binary Packages:

  • Debian Package:   No
  • RedHat RPM Package:   No
  • Other Packages:   Yes (from Home Site)

Targeted Platforms:

Tested on Linux/SunOS/IRIX/HP-UX.

Software/Hardware Requirements:

The software has been designed to run on UNIX-Workstations offering OSF/Motif (BSD and SysV derivatives). It additionally should run with any CommonLISP-Interpreter. In fact it has been tested with AllegroCL and CLISP LISP-Interpresters. i486DX2/16MB-Ram/high resolution accelerated graphics. When compile from source, Linux requires a developer version of OSF/Motif to compile successfully!

Other Links: (Babylon -- interface engine) (EMA-XPS-*)

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