8th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design

26-28 May 2004

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  • A multi-agent based new cooperation method in CSCD

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):239 - 243 Vol.2
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    This work presents a framework for multiagent cooperation based on formal dialogue game in CSCD. It is a dynamic cooperation model that allows a group of agents to exchange their opinions, possibility and willingness through information seek dialogue at the beginning of cooperation, and then a potential cooperative team is formed. In the potential agent group, the joint intention for the fulfillin... View full abstract»

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  • A Web-based 3D virtual technology for developing product information framework

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):374 - 380 Vol.2
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    Information technologies and the Web are challenging, and changing the way industry works. It is believed that Web-based 3D interface can be applied to strength the interactive visualization and manipulation for product information. In this research, a Web-based 3D virtual technology for developing product information framework is applied in automotive electric system. The proposed framework is ve... View full abstract»

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  • A virtual research institute and its utilization in CAE for worm gear drives and gear design optimisation

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):552 - 557 Vol.2
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    As part of the research supported by the European Union's Asia-Link and Asia IT&C programmes, a virtual research institute (VRI) for geographically dispersed research teams, universities and industrial partners to collaborate over the Internet is developed. In addition to virtual communication, online teaching facilities and a software bank, the VRI also includes a platform for online collaboratio... 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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  • Improving project design through process awareness agents

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):234 - 238 Vol.2
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    We start from a case study of an architecture company and move on to a framework of agents to identify and inform conceptual design. The processes and problems exhibited by the company involved are quite common and can be found in other similar companies. Our intent is to instrument the current process using agent technology, in an effort to improve global awareness during the conceptual design ph... View full abstract»

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  • Bitemporal extensions to non-temporal RDBMS in distributed environments

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):370 - 373 Vol.2
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    Temporal information processing is the key and advanced technology of generation of database and information system. Based on the research on temporal information model (TIM), we think the embedding temporal application mode is an important and proper method to implement temporal application at present. So we use temporal extended middleware to accomplish temporal processing. After deep researchin... View full abstract»

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  • Methodology of knowledge-based process modeling for concurrent product development

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):350 - 355 Vol.2
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    The main purpose of the study on knowledge-based process modeling for concurrent product development is to explore the theory and methods on multiagent architecture of PDPM, principle of knowledge-based process modeling, rule-based process implementation and so on, and to integrate the knowledge both into the process of process modeling and into the architecture of the PDPM in the lifecycle of the... View full abstract»

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  • An automatic test coverage analysis for SystemC description using aspect-oriented programming

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):632 - 636 Vol.2
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    This work addresses the problem of functional verification starting from a high level description of the system under test, specified in SystemC. The verification method considered is based upon the simulation of executable SystemC description. Test coverage analysis is the main technique for checking and showing that the testing has been thorough. We propose an approach to automate the coverage a... View full abstract»

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  • A new backup model based on SAN system

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):702 - 707 Vol.2
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    On the basis of the implementation of two layers of transparent SAN systems, a backup model has been proposed. This backup model is mathematically validated to comply with quasi order. Furthermore, the optimization and implementation of the algorithm are accomplished. According to the practical application, it is revealed that this backup model is to some extent superior to traditional models. 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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  • Virtual prototype based architecture of cooperative design and simulation for complex products

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):546 - 551 Vol.2
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    Virtual prototype (VP) technology is the research hotspot in the recent years. A review for the research and application on VP technology is expatriated. The main research content is the system architecture of cooperative design and simulation of complex products with VP and the key technologies under the concurrent engineering environment. The system framework and solution scheme of cooperative d... View full abstract»

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  • Research on the cooperation of the virtual enterprise using metasynthetic engineering

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):582 - 587 Vol.2
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    This work first briefly discusses complexity and complex systems. Then it points out that a virtual enterprise is an open complex giant system and in essence a certain result of enterprise's adaptation to the environmental changes. The problems in enterprise cooperation are studied, then the framework of metasynthetic engineering platform for virtual enterprise is given to facilitate enterprise co... 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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  • 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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  • A multi-agent coordination framework based on Markov games

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):230 - 233 Vol.2
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    Based on the analysis of the reinforcement learning and Markov games, the paper proposes a layered multi-agent coordination framework. Based on the multi-agent's interaction of competition and cooperation, this coordination framework adopts the zero-sum Markov game in higher layer to compete with opponent and adopts the team Markov game in lower layer to accomplish the team's cooperation. This coo... View full abstract»

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  • A visual DSS prototype in statistic data warehouse

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):366 - 369 Vol.2
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    During the data analysis processing over statistic data warehouse, we divided the visual DSS (decision support system) into various layers, which were named method, model and application layer. This work introduces the definition and function for each layer in the prototype over data warehouse, also gives the theory and practice of VDSS in it. The authors also discuss the model and focus on the pr... View full abstract»

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  • Development of an air impact wrench in a network-centric environment

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):647 - 650 Vol.2
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    This work presents a highly practical framework that can be used to develop new mechatronics products in a network-centric environment for small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs). The network-centric environment is developed using a Web server as technology transfer center where SMEs can enter it to seek what they need and search for partners. The particular R&D problems or needs put by the SMEs ... View full abstract»

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  • Co-optimization of buffer requirement and response time for SDF graph

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):333 - 336 Vol.2
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    Synchronous data flow graph (SDF) is a model of computation that has been widely used in block diagram 'digit signal processing (DSP) programming environment. Many existing schedule methods of SDF have been developed to reduce run-time costs including the amount of memories used by executing codes and the response time of the target system. But because these methods deal with amount of memories an... 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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  • Application of DD-RCM technology in complicated product digital development implementation

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):62 - 66 Vol.2
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    As a new process analyzing and modeling method, DD-RCM technology is introduced to describe the basic elements and basic logics in the process models. The abstract principle of complicated product digital development process is put forward. According to the same process, both DD-RCM model and workflow model are built and the comparison result shows the advantages of DD-RCM method. View full abstract»

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  • Designing with ethnography: a meta level approach to CSCWD

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):102 - 107 Vol.2
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    CSCW systems are developed based on concrete and well-established models and theories. Most of them have emerged from the social sciences and have an important position in CSCW design. They provide meta-level concepts that can be used in the analysis and development of CSCW systems. This work investigates aspects of the relationship between the social organization of work settings and the system d... View full abstract»

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  • Bringing context to CSCW

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):161 - 166 Vol.2
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    The context concept can be used with advantage in the area of computer-supported cooperative work. For many years, the awareness term has been used in this area without explicit association to context. This work attempts to clarify their relationship. In particular, a framework is proposed to understand context and awareness as connected to other concepts used in group work as well. The framework ... View full abstract»

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  • Motion search method based on zero-block detection in H.264/AVC

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):739 - 743 Vol.2
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    In order to reduce the computation in the H.264 encoder, a method for the motion search based on the zero-block detection is proposed in this paper. According to the characteristics of the transform and motion search in H.264, the zero-block detection is performed in the process of the motion search for the interframe encoding by comparing the sum of the absolute differences (SAD) to a value relat... View full abstract»

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  • The real time drilling project with the support of CSCW

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):627 - 631 Vol.2
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    The authors discuss the work style that combines the traditional drilling engineering with the modern information technology and point out the future direction of the petroleum drilling information technology - cooperating work mode with the support of computer network environment. Aiming at the practicality and particular demands, This work mainly addresses itself in how to implement the real tim... View full abstract»

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  • Resource management and task scheduling in grid computing

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):431 - 436 Vol.2
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    The goal of grid computing is to provide powerful computing abilities for those complicated tasks by using all available and free computational resources. After summarizing and analyzing the current research achievements on grid resource management and task scheduling, a QoS based structure for grid resource allocation and management system and a 2-phase trust based scheduling algorithm are presen... View full abstract»

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