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id caadria2008_38_session4a_309
authors Gero, John S; Nick Kelly
year 2008
title How can CAAD tools be more useful at the early stages of designing?: Towards Situated Agents That Interpret
source CAADRIA 2008 [Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia] Chiang Mai (Thailand) 9-12 April 2008, pp. 309-316
summary This paper describes how designers can be supported in the early stages of designing through more flexible representations. It presents situated agency as a means to address this problem. Interpretation is a necessary process to give meaning to data before creating a representation. A framework for situated interpretation agents is outlined, with a focus on push-pull and the process of situation. An example for creating a CAAD representation from a raster image is used to illustrate this framework. This research lays a foundation for further work on situated interpretation agents.
keywords CAAD; interpretation; situated agents; design; representation
series CAADRIA
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