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Incremental modelling of ambiguous geometric ideas (I-MAGI)

Lim, S.; Lee, B. S. and Duffy, A. H. B. (2001). Incremental modelling of ambiguous geometric ideas (I-MAGI). International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, 15(2) pp. 93–108.

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During conceptual design, a designer may wish to describe a shape vaguely, either because it is desired that the shape remains flexible or the shape has not yet been defined precisely. Maintaining the vagueness of an early idea until it is sufficiently developed is often of vital importance. However,most existing systems, mainly due to limitations in their modelling capabilities, attempt to interpret and thereby remove the vagueness at the earliest opportunity. This may lead to the loss of considerable information in original concepts or design fixation too early in the design stage. A new approach is needed to represent and maintain vague geometric information and such an approach is presented in this paper.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd.
ISSN: 0954-1810
Extra Information: Special Issue on Conceptual Modeling in Design Computing
Keywords: vague geometric modelling; hierarchical probability; customised viewpoints; conceptual design; imprecise and approximate geometry; uncertainty modelling
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Space
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Item ID: 37890
Depositing User: Sungwoo Lim
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2013 13:12
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2018 13:40
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