Back to Basics Series

Over the years we have covered a great deal of topics here on and on the predecessor to this site, Some of the most popular series have been the Back to Basics. In the Back to Basics series we try to cover a subject starting afresh, from the ground up. We take the position that it would be easier for someone coming as a new starter to a particular subject to begin, at the beginning. The subjects themselves might not be all that basic – indeed, by the time some of the series have finished, the reader will have a good grasp of not just how, but why to use a particular feature in Policy Modeling.

Here are the different Back to Basics series, organized by post and theme. Obviously this will grow over time, so feel free to bookmark this page. There are also some videos on our Youtube Channel that support many of these topics.

Back to Basics : Policy Modeling

Writing Text in Policy Modeling

Using Articles in Policy Modeling

Booleans in Policy Modeling

Text levels in Policy Modeling

The Go to Button

Understanding parsing in Oracle Policy Modeling

Interview Styles in Oracle Policy Modeling

Five Basic Tools in Oracle Policy Modeling

Back to Basics : Extensions in Policy Modeling

What are Control and Interview Extensions?

More Control Extension basics

Back to Basics : Scoping Functions

ForAllScope and ExistsScope

Back to Basics : Counterpart Instances

Back to Basics : InferInstanceFor

Back to Basics : Seeding an Interview with a URL

Back to Basics : URL Parameter Seeding

Back to Basics : Relationships Policy Modeling

Back to Basics : Containment and Reference Relationships

Back to Basics : Inferring Membership of a Relationship

Back to Basics : Fun with Relationships

Back to Basics : Relationships 2021

Containment Relationships here.

Inferring Containment Relationships here.

Reference Relationships in this article.

Inferred Reference Relationships here.

Self-Referential Relationships an introduction, followed by a more advanced example.

Back to Basics : Explanations

Back to Basics : Silent and Invisible Explanation Options

Back to Basics : Temporal Reasoning

Back to Basics : Temporal Reasoning Part One / Part Two / Part Three / Part Four / Part Five

Back to Basics : Temporal Reasoning Myth Buster

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