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  • Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Volume 12, Issue 4
  • September 1998, pp. 293-294

Special Issue: Configuration Design

  • TIMOTHY DARR (a1), MARK KLEIN (a2) and DEBORAH L. McGUINNESS (a3)
  • Published online: 01 September 1998
Abstract

In configuration design parts are selected and connected to meet customer specifications and engineering and physical constraints. Specifications include preferences (e.g., “prefer lower cost to higher performance, all things being equal”), bounds on various resources (e.g., “the computer should have four PCI slots”), and other information to customize a configuration. Constraints typically arise from exogenous concerns, such as the available parts, the way parts can interact, and the manufacturing plant.

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AI EDAM
  • ISSN: 0890-0604
  • EISSN: 1469-1760
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