Earl, CF and Eckert, CM and Johnson, J (2000) Complexity of planning in design. Technical Report. Cambridge University Engineering Department, Cambridge, UK.Full text not available from this repository.
Planning in design processes is modeled in terms of connectivities between product developments. Each product development comprises a network of processes. Similarity between processes is analysed by a layered classification ranging from common components to shared design knowledge. The connectivities between products arising from similarities among products are represented by a multidimensional network. Design planning is described by flows or 'traffic' on this network which represents a structural model of complexity. Comparison is made with information based measures of the complexity of designs and processes.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Technical Report)|
|Additional Information:||CUED/C-EDC/TR.107. ISSN 0963-5432.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||theme="Design Practice"|
|Divisions:||Div C > Engineering Design|
|Depositing User:||Cron Job|
|Date Deposited:||28 Oct 2011 16:56|
|Last Modified:||15 Nov 2011 10:22|
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