Issue No. 02 - March-April (1997 vol. 12)
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Because function is the most crucial concept in designing better and more innovative products, functional reasoning technology is indispensable to the development of future advanced CAD technology. This survey shows how functional reasoning has successfully established representation of function on computers and outlines directions for further research.
Y. Umeda and T. Tomiyama, "Functional Reasoning in Design," in IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 12, no. , pp. 42-48, 1997.