## Formal design methods for CAD: proceedings of the IFIP TC5/WG5.2 Workshop on Formal Design Methods for CAD, Tallinn, Estonia, 16-19 June 194Formal design methods provide the basis for the non-graphical use of computer-aided design. This volume represents the cutting edge of international research in the area, where artificial intelligence and cognitive science paradigms are providing a renewed impetus for exploration and development. The sixteen chapters are grouped into five parts: formal representations in design; shape grammars in design; design grammars; formalised design processes; and exploration in design. The volume will provide a valuable source of information for all those connected with this field. |

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2. is the use of a logical-mathematical

knowledge reason enough to call the result formal? 3. are there other tools

except logic and mathematics for formally representing design knowledge? In

section ...

2. is the use of a logical-mathematical

**language**for the representation of designknowledge reason enough to call the result formal? 3. are there other tools

except logic and mathematics for formally representing design knowledge? In

section ...

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The function any_path_language/0 packages any_path/l with an initial design to

express the

any_path_language(X, Y) := site(X, Y) // any_path. Figure 3 shows the members

of ...

The function any_path_language/0 packages any_path/l with an initial design to

express the

**language**of shortest paths from the point (1, 1) to a point (X, Y):any_path_language(X, Y) := site(X, Y) // any_path. Figure 3 shows the members

of ...

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The Specification Logic A specification logic SL consists of three components,

namely — the

the

The Specification Logic A specification logic SL consists of three components,

namely — the

**language**of SL, — a calculus for SL, and — a set Ax of formulas ofthe

**language**of SL, called the axioms of the specification. The axioms consist of ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

A tutorial introduction to grammatical programming | 73 |

Geometric design with boundary solid grammars | 85 |

vi | 89 |

Copyright | |

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