publication . Thesis . 2012

Addressing complex design problems through inductive learning

Hanna, S.;
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  • Published: 28 Sep 2012
  • Publisher: University of London
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Optimisation and related techniques are well suited to clearly defined problems involving systems that can be accurately simulated, but not to tasks in which the phenomena in question are highly complex or the problem ill-defined. These latter are typical of architecture and particularly creative design tasks, which therefore currently lack viable computational tools. It is argued that as design teams and construction projects of unprecedented scale are increasingly frequent, this is just where such optimisation and communication tools are most needed. This research develops a method by which to address complex design problems, by using inductive machine learnin...
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