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8th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design

26-28 May 2004

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  • A method of task generation for personalized collaborative network learning

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):616 - 621 Vol.2
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    The current CSCL applications cannot support collaborative learning task generation yet, and are hard to integrate with personalized learning. To solve these issues, a method of collaborative learning task generation for personalized network learning is proposed in the paper. With the learning goal and personality characteristics of the learners as inputs, the method can generate the collaborative... View full abstract»

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  • Modeling multi-level intrusions in Z language

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):7 - 12 Vol.2
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    An attack specification language is constructed based on enhanced attack tree model first, but this language is not power enough to depict some characters of multi-level intrusions. To address this problem, a more powerful language, Z language, is introduced to define the attack schemas. In this language, the representations of relations among nodes are given. Then, a construction of IP_Spoof... View full abstract»

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  • Planning the collaboration process: one-way to make it happen

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):611 - 615 Vol.2
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    Many CSCL researches present systems that provide the project-based learning (PEL) approach. Analyzing these systems, we observed that most of them do not provide support to the definition of collaborative processes by students and teachers, although the importance of this question is pointed out many times. Planning the interactions and the process in a group project could be a way to stimulate p... View full abstract»

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  • A workflow model based on temporal logic

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):327 - 332 Vol.2
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    This work proposes a workflow model based on temporal logic, called TLWS model. This formal model supports the formal specifications for a workflow system, such as the abstraction of activities, the synchronization among activities, and the step-wise refinement design procedure of a workflow. The most important advantage of this model is that it can specify the workflow process and its evolution, ... View full abstract»

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  • A dynamic algorithm used in multicast routing

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):1 - 6 Vol.2
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    A dynamic multicast routing algorithm called CRMR is presented. An initial multicast tree is constructed by the KPP algorithm and a virtual trunk (VT) is built simultaneously in the algorithm. The trigger function (TF) that associates the QoS effected by members update in this region is used in CRMR. We also introduce a bandwidth indication function to alter CRMR algorithm to fit multiple QoS guar... View full abstract»

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  • Individual behavior in digital/virtual environments

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):605 - 610 Vol.2
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    This work presents an analysis of two cases carried through with the purpose of identifying ways in which students and teachers act in order to construct knowledge in digital/virtual distance learning environments. The analysis used chat registers of meetings in two courses developed at a distance. View full abstract»

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  • Research on the coordination of distributed space data editing

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):78 - 83 Vol.2
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    CoGIS is a platform that supports multiple users to edit space data cooperatively in a distributed environment. By using this platform, users can request and retrieve space data remotely, edit and process space data cooperatively. This work presents some of our research results on the coordination of distributed space data editing on CoGIS. Agent technology has been used as a key technology for sy... View full abstract»

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  • Design and implementation of drawing design workflow

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):323 - 326 Vol.2
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    The drawing design includes a lot of flows in practice, such as flow of transactions, of data etc. This paper discusses how to control the design flows by using flow-message exchange and monitor in design. In order implement a high-efficiency project workflow for the whole design, it includes examination, revision, design submission. View full abstract»

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  • Intelligent agents-enabled integrated manufacturing planning and control

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):208 - 214 Vol.2
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    Intelligent agents provide a means to integrate various manufacturing software applications. The agents are typically executed in a computer-based collaborative environment, sometimes referred to as a multi-agent platform. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a prototype agent-based platform supporting the integration of manufacturing planning, predictive machini... View full abstract»

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  • Global cooperative design in legacy system reengineering project

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):483 - 486 Vol.2
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    Businesses become globally distributed and speed to market is a critical success for new products. However, global cooperative design in legacy system reengineering is formidable because of the communication and coordination issues. Besides finding the domain expertise via the agents and distributing the different process steps at different sites, establishing communication queues and conducting t... View full abstract»

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  • Hybrid filtering model based on peer to peer

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):128 - 131 Vol.2
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    This work presents a new hybrid document filtering model based on P2P (peer to peer), describes the basic theory and method of implementing collaborative research on this module, expatiates the technology of content-based information filtering and the algorithm of information recommending. The idea of the future work is given at the end of the paper. View full abstract»

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  • A CSCWD framework for component-based SOC design

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):508 - 511 Vol.2
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    Silicon technology now allows designers to build chips consisting of tens of millions of transistors. This technology promises new levels of system integration onto a single chip (system-on-chip, SOC), but also presents significant challenges to the chip designers. In order to implement such systems, designers are increasingly relying on reuse of intellectual property (IP) components. Component-ba... View full abstract»

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  • Knowledge management in the life cycle of products

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):154 - 160 Vol.2
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    Knowledge management (KM) is a strategic issue and has as its mission to support management's effort in developing a more competitive company, applying the resource based view. Furthermore, KM is an organizational issue as it is aiding in the effort to provide a leaner and more effective organization. Finally, KM is about productivity and the application of computers and computational intelligence... View full abstract»

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  • Intersect offsets of parametric surfaces with branch analysis

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):723 - 726 Vol.2
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    Based on the methods for solving contouring problem, we present an algorithm to compute the intersection of offsets of parametric surfaces robustly, accurately and efficiently. By first determining the topology of intersection, the algorithm makes tracing process smoothly. Resulting intersection curves is given inform of the trajectory of the parametric domains of the original surfaces, no approxi... View full abstract»

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  • Pen-based user interface

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):I-32 - I-36 Vol.2
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    Pen-based user interfaces are becoming more popular. This paper presents the universal analysis and specification of characters and structure of pen-based user interface. With the goal of high usability, interaction techniques on pen-based user interface are performed to improve the human-computer interaction. Furthermore, based on user-centered design, This work provides a natural and harmonious ... View full abstract»

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  • Integration of Web-based techniques and business strategies into the development of a network supported system for supplier selection

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):599 - 604 Vol.2
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    Supplier selection plays a vital role in the process of product development. The purpose of this research is to integrate Web-based technologies with business theories to establish a network supported system for supplier selection. A Web-based multi-possibility supplier selection system has been developed, which helps manufacturers to make decisions for selecting supplier more effectively and accu... View full abstract»

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  • Study on exact average degree model for stochastic CSCWD network simulation

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):73 - 77 Vol.2
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    This work proposes a model for stochastic CSCWD network simulation of exact average degree (EAD) including the following contents: regional distribution of stochastic nodes, selection of core nodes and CSCWD overlay functional nodes, deduction of new probability connectivity formula, classifying and restricting strategy of increasing degree, fast connectivity strategy of stochastic CSCWD network, ... View full abstract»

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  • Ontology-based semantic integration for cooperative distributed multidisciplinary design optimization environments

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):173 - 178 Vol.2
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    The recent explosion of the new design optimization knowledge and advanced computer technology has laid the foundation for the emerging fields of distributed multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO). The challenge now faced by designers is to effectively use this vast amount of knowledge. There are many software tools available in each design area. However, the key problem is how to integrate t... View full abstract»

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  • A workflow model based on time-extended and hierarchy-extended Petri net

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):318 - 322 Vol.2
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    At present the workflow model lacks of time constraints and cannot support complex workflow systems, so the classical Petri net is extended in time and hierarchy in this paper. Based on the above extension, a time-extended and hierarchy-extended workflow-net model is proposed. At the same time the construction algorithm of the THEWF-Net model is presented. The algorithm is applied to model the pro... View full abstract»

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  • An emerging field: intersection of A-Life and AI

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):203 - 207 Vol.2
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    This work attempts to provide a systematical view of the intersection of artificial life (A-Life) and artificial intelligence (AI), focusing on the highlight of this emerging field: adaptive behavior system and adaptive autonomous agent. First of all, A-Life and AI are delineated, and the AI roots of A-Life and A-Life roots of AI are discussed. Based upon the discussions, adaptive behavior system ... View full abstract»

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  • Research of networked manufacturing system for specialized economic region

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):477 - 482 Vol.2
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    Aiming at the characteristics of specialized economic region in Zhejiang province, PR China, the pattern to accelerate the development and the requirements to networked manufacturing (NM) are analyzed. Based on that, we put forward the scheme of networked manufacturing system oriented to ShaoXing spinning region, this system is composed of common NM platform, regional NM platform of Zhejiang Provi... View full abstract»

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  • Agent cooperation in multi-agent based network management

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):283 - 287 Vol.2
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    Network management based on intelligent agent is motivated by the development of distributed network management. This work provides a multiagent based network management framework, which presents multiagent collaboration environment. In the framework established We propose a task decomposition module to decompose network management tasks into several parallel network management subtasks, and then ... View full abstract»

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  • Study and realization of the inter-application communication methods

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):124 - 127 Vol.2
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    The inter-application communication (IAC) is the technology that allows different applications in a computer system to effectively exchange data and information, which is the base of realizing software cooperation and software system integration. According to the analysis of application requirements, the authors gave inter-application communication modes of the telecommunication network administra... View full abstract»

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  • An architecture of workflow in grid environment

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):345 - 349 Vol.2
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    As the quick development of the agent and grid technologies, more opportunities and challenges are brought into the area of workflow. These technologies provide workflow with an ideal computing environment, which help business and science goals to be achieved effectively by means of integrating various distributed resources in an easy to access environment. The distributed workflow architecture is... View full abstract»

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  • Study of some key technologies for ASP platform based networked manufacturing systems

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):502 - 507 Vol.2
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    Networked manufacturing systems can enhance competitiveness of enterprises and promote collaboration level between enterprises. Currently, networked manufacturing system based on ASP (application service provider) platform has become a new research trend. The paper mainly studies the application of ASP platform on networked manufacturing system. Some new technologies using in our system are presen... View full abstract»

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