authors 
Chase, Scott and Murty, Paul 
year 
2000 
title 
Evaluating the Complexity of CAD Models as a Measure for Student Assessment 
source 
Eternity, Infinity and Virtuality in Architecture [Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Association for ComputerAided Design in Architecture / 1880250098] Washington D.C. 1922 October 2000, pp. 173182 
summary 
The feasibility of a proposed CAD project is often judged in terms of two conceptions of complexity: design complexity, based on visible features of the object to be modeled; and CAD complexity, based on the actual CAD embodiment of the design. The latter is suggested as a more useful guide. Clearer articulation of this underutilized concept is proposed for use in both educational and industrial settings. A formal model of CAD complexity is introduced, and initial experiments to determine the complexity of CAD models are described. 
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ACADIA 
email 
s.c.chase@strath.ac.uk 
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