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Title: Computer-aided aesthetics and functions evaluation in evolutionary CAD
Authors: Case, Keith
Abdul Karim, Mohamad S.
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Wiley (© Professional Engineering Publishing)
Citation: CASE, K. and KARIM, M.S.A., 2003. Computer-aided aesthetics and functions evaluation in evolutionary CAD. IN: Qin, Y. and Juster, N. (eds). Advances in Manufacturing Technology XVII: the Proceedings of the First International Conference on Manufacturing Research, ICMR 2003, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK, 9-11 September 2003. Bury St. Edmunds, UK: Professional Engineering Publishing Ltd, pp.285-290
Abstract: The research described is concerned with establishing the aesthetic and functional evaluation of shape aspects within an evolutionary CAD modelling system. The approach uses genetic algorithms to evolve shapes by the successive ‘mating’ of objects through crossover and mutation of chromosomes describing geometric, aesthetic and functional aspects of objects. An evolutionary design system based on the genetic algorithm techniques generates shapes and the designer interacts with the system to identify shapes that should be used in the genetic creation of future generations. The current research is aimed at combining formal aesthetic and functional elements within the chromosome description of the objects and to provide computer-based fitness functions to work in conjunction with input from the designer to guide the optimisation of the evolutionary designs.
Description: This conference paper is closed access.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/18066
Publisher Link: http://eu.wiley.com/
ISBN: 1860584128
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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