Accession Number : ADA131340

Title :   An Approach to Expert Systems for Mechanical Design.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : OHIO STATE UNIV COLUMBUS DEPT OF COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Brown,David C ; Chandrasekaran,B

PDF Url : ADA131340

Report Date : May 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : We present an approach to expert systems for mechanical design called Design Refinement, which addresses a subset of design activity by using a hierarchy of conceptual specialists that solve the design problem in a disturbed manner, top-down, choosing from sets of design plans and refining the design at each level of the hierarchy.

Descriptors :   *Distributed data processing, *Computer programs, *Computer architecture, *Experimental design, *Economic analysis, Systems engineering, Problem solving, Management planning and control, Specifications, Computer graphics, Data bases, Room temperature, Human factors engineering, Computer aided design, Management information systems

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE