What a System of the Future Might Look Like…
Abstract: There are many developments possible or likely in the next five years or so. I have picked two which will certainly determine the appearance of future systems; and a third where technology appears to be ahead of any demand from our industry.
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Commercial software developers viewpoint: Automation of draughting and building modeling - historical review of commercial development since the seventies.
Abstract: The present day GDS system has its roots in BDS, started in 1970, BDS
was a 3D data-centered system for design, analysis and documentation of
system-built buildings. GDS started as a 2D drafting system, and
proved more effective and marketable. Specialized applications and 3D
capabilities were added gradually. Current interest is in simplifying
the software, especially its user interface.
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Cluster: papers of the same cluster (result of machine made clusters)
Class: class.man-software (0.074408)
Sound: read aloud.
Permission to reproduce these documents has been graciously provided by the Lund University and the Swedish Building Centre. The assistance of the editors, Prof. Per Christiansson and Prof. Henry Karlsson, is gratefully appreciated.