A Framework for Collaborative Distributed Facility Engineering

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by Taha Khedro, (M.ASCE), Stanford Univ, Stanford, United States,
Michael R. Genesereth, Stanford Univ, Stanford, United States,
Paul M. Teicholz, (M.ASCE), Stanford Univ, Stanford, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil Engineering:

Abstract: A framework for collaborative distributed facility engineering is presented. This framework is an extension of an agent-based framework for facility design software integration. The focal entity of this framework is a Design Agent that comprises a collection of Software Agents (e.g., design software with certain communication capabilities) and a human designer, which together perform specific design tasks.

Subject Headings: Computer aided design | Frames | Human factors |

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