In defense of types in knowledge-based CAAD

Per Galle

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    There are two basic approaches to representation of design knowledge in knowledge-based CAAD systems, the type-based approach which has a long tradition, and the more recent typeless approach. Proponents of the latter have offered a number of arguments against the type-based approach which are reviewed in the paper and found rather unconvincing. Work within both paradigms is also reviewed and problems encountered under both approaches discussed. The analysis concludes with a recommendation of preserving the notion of types but in a form that avoids rigidity, and with hints at how certain technical problems involved in such an approach can be solved or avoided.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAdvances in Collaborative Design and Decision-Support Systems.
    Place of PublicationSan Luis Obispo
    PublisherCAD Research Center, Cal Poly
    Publication date1997
    Publication statusPublished - 1997
    Event9th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics - Baden-Baden, Germany
    Duration: 18 Aug 199723 Aug 1997
    Conference number: 9


    Conference9th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics

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