Tagging for Intelligent Processing of Design Information

  • Hideaki Takeda
  • Yutaka Fujimoto
  • Masaharu Yoshioka
  • Yoshiki Shimomura
  • Kengo Morimoto
  • Wataru Oniki
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3609)


This paper describes how to add tags to design documents in order to extract knowledge from information for intelligent design support. Our project called Universal Abduction Studio (UAS) aims to build a new design support system that supports conceptual design by dynamically integrating knowledge in different design domains. This paper focuses on knowledge description form which can be used to capture knowledge from text-based information and then be used for inference for creative design. We propose so-called design knowledge document containing both human-readable texts and machine-readable knowledge such as propositions and rules.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideaki Takeda
    • 1
  • Yutaka Fujimoto
    • 2
  • Masaharu Yoshioka
    • 3
  • Yoshiki Shimomura
    • 2
  • Kengo Morimoto
    • 2
  • Wataru Oniki
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute of Informatics, 2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8430Japan
  2. 2.Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering (RACE), The University of Tokyo, Komaba 4-6-1, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8904Japan
  3. 3.Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Kita 14 Nishi 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0814Japan

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