A handy reference and the authoritative documentation for Soar.

The official Soar Manual can be found here.

Note that the manual will no longer be distributed in binary downloads and will only be posted online. This change is intended to allow us to continually improve the manual and provide the most up-to-date version.

Update History:
  • 7/20/17: Partially updated for Soar 9.6.0. Does not yet include new chapter on explanation-based chunking, the explainer or the visualizer.
  • 6/10/15: Soar 9.4.0 final manual