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Title: CAD genetic algorithms for evolutionary form and function design
Authors: Case, Keith
Graham, Ian J.
Wood, Bob
Abdul Karim, Mohamad S.
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Wiley (© Professional Engineering Publishing)
Citation: CASE, K. ... et al, 2002. CAD genetic algorithms for evolutionary form and function design. IN: Chung, K. and Webb, D. (eds). Advances in Manufacturing Technology XVI: Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, England, 10-12 September 2002, pp.103-107
Abstract: This paper describes research into the use of genetic algorithms within a computer aided design tool. In the early work the genetic algorithm allows the evolution of designs against a subjective rating carried out by the designer. Shapes considered by the designer to contain pleasing characteristics are used to generate subsequent generations of different but related shapes. Examples are given where the technique is used to generate ‘animal sculptures’ and a variety of concepts for seating. Current work concerned with the quantification of aesthetic measures and their inclusion within the genetic algorithm is briefly introduced.
Description: This paper is closed access.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/18009
Publisher Link: http://eu.wiley.com/
ISBN: 1860583784
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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