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Design Automation Conference (1988)
Anaheim, CA, USA
June 12, 1988 to June 15, 1988
ISBN: 0-8186-0864-1
pp: 634-637
Chang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
ABSTRACT
Design automation in the component-parts industry from purchase inquiry to finished product delivered is described. The computerized process simulates human decision-makers, eliminates bottlenecks, and frees human decision-makers from routine work. Fuzzy set analysis is used in the early stages of a design process. Its language describes well the imprecise or blurred specifications at the initial phase of an engineering design. The mathematics of fuzzy-set analysis leads naturally to a process which is similar to heuristic selection for realizing the product selection and design specification program (PSDS) in the computerized process.
INDEX TERMS
vertically integrated design automation, knowledge based system, expert system, VIDA, component parts industry, computerized process, blurred specifications, engineering design, fuzzy-set analysis, product selection, design specification program
CITATION

Chang, "Design automation for the component parts industry," Design Automation Conference(DAC), Anaheim, CA, USA, 1988, pp. 634-637.
doi:10.1109/DAC.1988.14831
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