Behavioral synthesis in CADET, a case-based design tool

Dundee Navin-Chandra, Katia Sycara, and S. Narasimhan
Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Applications, February, 1991, pp. 217 - 221.


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Abstract
The authors present an approach to the conceptual design of hydromechanical systems using a case base of previous designs. The authors outline an approach to transforming the given specifications in a behavior-preserving manner, so as to enable retrieval, and subsequent synthesis of relevant component cases and pieces of cases. The investigation of the behavior preserving transformational strategies is conducted within a framework of a case based reasoning methodology for mechanical design and has been implemented in the CADET (case design tool) system. The process consists of applying behavior-preserving transformations, based on qualitative calculus, to an abstract description of the desired behavior of the device until a description is found that closely corresponds to some collection of relevant cases.

Notes
Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Center for Integrated Manfacturing Decision Systems
Associated Project(s): Case-based Design Tool

Text Reference
Dundee Navin-Chandra, Katia Sycara, and S. Narasimhan, "Behavioral synthesis in CADET, a case-based design tool," Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Applications, February, 1991, pp. 217 - 221.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Navin-Chandra_1991_3570,
   author = "Dundee Navin-Chandra and Katia Sycara and S. Narasimhan",
   title = "Behavioral synthesis in CADET, a case-based design tool",
   booktitle = "Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Applications",
   pages = "217 - 221",
   month = "February",
   year = "1991",
   volume = "1",
}