Articulation and Sharing of Distributed Design Project and Process Knowledge

  • Vadim Ermolayev
  • Frank Dengler
  • Eyck Jentzsch
  • Wolf-Ekkehard Matzke
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 315)


The paper reports on the work in the case study of the ACTIVE project on the use of the combination of knowledge process learning, articulation and sharing technologies for increasing the performance and decreasing the ramp-up efforts in engineering design projects. This knowledge is mined from distributed heterogeneous datasets, fused, and further used for visualizing design project plan information in a way that suggests optimized project plans and fosters collaboration on these knowledge structures in development teams. Software demonstrator architecture, implementation and validation are presented. Validation results indicate that the solution is effective in providing expert assistance to design project managers in performing their typical planning tasks.


Design Project Typical Task Knowledge Process Work Breakdown Structure Collaboration Platform 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vadim Ermolayev
    • 1
  • Frank Dengler
    • 2
  • Eyck Jentzsch
    • 1
  • Wolf-Ekkehard Matzke
    • 1
  1. 1.Cadence Design Systems GmbHFeldkirchenGermany
  2. 2.Institute AIFB, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)KarlsruheGermany

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