Knowledge Intensive Computer Aided Design

Knowledge Intensive Computer Aided Design : IFIP TC5 WG5.2 Third Workshop on Knowledge Intensive CAD December 1-4, 1998, Tokyo, Japan

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This state-of-the-art book explores the concept of knowledge-intensive CAD systems. The topics covered range from ontology to knowledge representation, making it essential reading for researchers, engineers, and technical managers involved in the development of advanced applications for knowledge management, engineering design, and manufacturing.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 326 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 20.57mm | 1,450g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2000 ed.
  • XII, 326 p.
  • 0792386949
  • 9780792386940

Table of contents

Preface. Part One: Report on Workshop. 1. Knowledge Intensive Computer Aided Design: Past, Present and Future; T. Tomiyama, K.P. Hew. Part Two: Invited Talk. 2. Supporting the Knowledge Life-Cycle; L. Blessing, K. Wallace. Part Three: Ontology. 3. Ontological Commitments in Knowledge-Based Design Software: A Progress Report; F.A. Salustri. 4. Classification of Knowledge for Generating Engineering Models - A Case Study of Model Generation in Finite Element Analysis; T. Sekiya, et al. 5. Design History Systems: Data Models & Prototype Implementation; J.J. Shah, et al. Part Four: Knowledge Intensive Cad (KIC). 6. Modeling of Product Life-cycle Knowledge and Data for an Intelligent Concurrent Design System; D. Xue. 7. Model Sharing among Agents in a Concurrent Product Development Team; M. Ozawa. 8. Design-to-Manufacture Information Transfer in the Context of Solid Freeform Fabrication Technologies; D.W. Rosen. 9. An Application of the Knowledge Intensive Engineering Framework to Building Foundation Design; M. Yoshioka, et al. Part Five: Knowledge Intensive Design (KID). 10. Supporting Conceptual Design: A Model for Reflective-Interactive Design; B. Chan, S. Finger. 11. A Knowledge Based Engineering Application to Support Weight Distribution Analysis for IRL Cars; L. Susca, et al. 12. Lens Barrel Design Based on Distributed Knowledge-Base, K. Bok, et al. Part Six: Knowledge Representation for KIC. 13. Guiding Agent Learning in Design; D.L. Grecu, D.C. Brown. 14. A KICAD Tool for Pro-Active Exploration Support To `Design Synthesis For Multi-X'; J.C. Borg, et al. Author index. Keyword index.
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About Susan Finger

Susan Finger is a Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Tetsuo Tomiyama is a Professor at RACE, The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Martti Mantyla is a Professor at the Laboratory of Information Processing Science, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.
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