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Paper w78-1999-2619:
Expert validation of tall-d: a KBS for tall buildings design

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Ravi M, Bédard C

Expert validation of tall-d: a KBS for tall buildings design

Abstract:A brief overview of validation of the Tall-D knowledge-based system is presented. The objective of the validation process was to have industry experts participate and to compare the tall building design alternatives generated by Tall-D to those designed in actual projects. Two experts compared test-cases with the designs produced by Tall-D system. These design sessions also enabled the experts to critique the individual cases as well as the overall performance of Tall-D. The overall performance was evaluated through a comprehensive questionnaire on the different features of Tall-D as an automated design tool. The multi-storey test-cases used are actual buildings: Place du Canada, IBM-Marathon and 1000 de La Gauchetière, all located in Montreal. One of the test-cases and the results of the questionnaire-based validation of Tall-D are presented.

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Series:w78:1999 (browse)
Cluster:papers of the same cluster (result of machine made clusters)
Class:class.synthesis (0.017653) class.analysis (0.015633) class.impact (0.013474)
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Permission to reproduce these papers has been graciously provided by the Research Press of the National Research Council of Canada. The support of the editors, particularly Dr. Dana Vanier, is gratefully appreciated.

 

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