An expert system which constrains designs

N.K. Taylor, E.N. Corlett

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This paper describes a knowledge-based approach to computer aided design. The need for a reappraisal of the conventional CAD approach is outlined. A methodology based on the successive refinement of the constraints on the parameters of a design is developed and its implementation in the ALFIE expert system is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)72-75
JournalArtificial Intelligence in Engineering
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1987


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