authors 
Meyer, Steven and Fenves, Steven J. 
year 
1993 
title 
Adjacency Structures as Mappings Between Function and Structure in Discrete Static Systems 
source 
CAAD Futures ‘93 [Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0444899227] (Pittsburgh / USA), 1993, pp. 175193 
summary 
We present a graphbased method for mapping between functional requirements and physical structure in discrete static systems. Through forward or backward chaining, this method may be used in a generative mode to suggest instances Of system structure satisfying the desired functionality, or in a parsing mode to uncover the behavior and function of a given system. The graph may be composed from a geometric model, but the method is independent of any specific geometric modelling representation. We focus on the domain of structural systems in buildings to describe this method. 
keywords 
ComputerAided Structural Design, Geometric Modelling 
series 
CAAD Futures 
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