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Representation of Design Artifacts

  • Dan Braha
  • Oded Maimon
Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 17)

Abstract

This chapter introduces the first part of Formal Design Theory (FDT): representation of design artifacts. The main goal is to lay out a domain independent modeling of design artifacts. The “minimalist” reader may skip over section 4.2.3, which provides an analysis of the artifact representation scheme, and proceed directly to the next chapter.

Keywords

Design Space Composition Operator Basic Module Atomic Module Complex Module 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan Braha
    • 1
  • Oded Maimon
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Industrial EngineeringBen Gurion UniversityBeer ShevaIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Industrial EngineeringTel-Aviv UniversityTel-AvivIsrael

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