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authors Kalay, Yehuda E.
year 1991
title Multi-Faceted, Dynamic Representation of Design Knowledge
source ARCC Conference on Reflections on Representations. September, 1991. [16] p. : ill. includes bibliography
summary Explicit representation of design knowledge is needed if scientific methods are to be applied in design research, and if computers are to be used in the aid of design education and practice. The representation of knowledge in general, and design knowledge in particular, have been the subject matter of computer science, design methods, and computer-aided design research for quite some time. Several models of design knowledge representation have been developed over the last 30 years, addressing specific aspects of the problem. This paper describes an approach that recognizes the multiplicity of design knowledge representation modalities and the dynamic nature of the represented knowledge. It uses a variety of computational tools to encode different aspects of design knowledge, including the realities, perceptions and the intentions it comprises. The representation is intended to form a parsimonious, communicable and presentable knowledge- base that can be used as a tool for design research and education
keywords design, knowledge, representation, architecture, integration
series CADline
email kalay@socrates.berkeley.edu
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