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Complexity of planning in design

Earl, CF and Eckert, CM and Johnson, J (2000) Complexity of planning in design. Technical Report. Cambridge University Engineering Department, Cambridge, UK.

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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)
Uncontrolled Keywords: theme="Design Practice"
Divisions: Div C > Engineering Design
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 20:45
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2017 06:27