From concept to embodiment : challenge and strategy
Xu, Zhi Gang, Tang, Mingxi, & Frazer, John H. (2002) From concept to embodiment : challenge and strategy. In Gero, John S. (Ed.) Artificial Intelligence in Design '02. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp. 215-236.
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Facing with the difficulty in information propagation and synthesizing from conceptual to embodiment design, this paper introduces a function-oriented, axiom based conceptual modeling scheme. Default logic reasoning is exploited for recognition and reconstitution of conceptual product geometric and topological information. The proposed product modeling system and reasoning approach testify a methodology of "structural variation design", which is verified in the implementation of a GPAL (Green Product All Life-cycle) CAD system. The GPAL system includes major enhancement modules of a mechanism layout sketching method based on fuzzy logic, a knowledge-based function-to-form mapping mechanism and conceptual form reconstitution paradigm based on default geometric reasoning. A mechanical hand design example shows a more than 20 times increase in design efficacy with these enhancement modules in the GPAL system on a general 3D CAD platform.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Additional Information:||Proceedings from the 7th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Design held in Cambridge University, UK.|
|Keywords:||Architectural design, Artificial intelligence|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural Design (120101)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2002 Kluwer Academic Publishers|
|Deposited On:||23 Jun 2009 03:51|
|Last Modified:||06 Sep 2013 05:02|
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