The authors propose a knowledge-based framework for assisting users in setting up, interpreting, and hierarchically refining finite-element models in a structural engineering domain. The central mechanism for providing modeling assistance is the explicit representation and incremental activation and refraction of modeling assumptions that operate on functional descriptions.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||IEEE Expert-Intelligent Systems and their Applications|
|State||Published - Jun 1 1996|
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