© 1999

Cooperative Knowledge Processing for Engineering Design

  • Arthur B. Baskin
  • George Kovács
  • Gianni Jacucci
Book PROLAMAT 1998

Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 5)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. System Level Problems — Meeting Our Customer’s Needs

  3. Co-operating Knowledge Sources

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-46
    2. H. E. Cook, C. J. Gauthier Professor
      Pages 47-59
    3. R. C. Michelini, G. L. Kovács
      Pages 61-82
  4. Collaborative Knowledge Processing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-95
    2. M. Kollingbaum, H. Stadlbauer
      Pages 97-108
    3. Knowledge Capture Helps to Get It Right the First Time

    4. Time to market can be reduced by Reusing successful solutions

      1. G. L. Kovács, G. Jacucci, A. Lo Surdo, E. Mambella, M. Ronchetti, G. Succi et al.
        Pages 145-160
    5. Simulation Embody Knowledge and Support Sharing

  5. Web of Shared Understanding

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-180
    2. Sharing Understanding Needs Communication Across the Web

    3. Shared Understanding Needs Semantic Relationships in the Web

      1. Arthur B. Baskin, Stephen C-Y. Lu
        Pages 225-235
      2. M. N. Huhns, M. P. Singh
        Pages 237-261
    4. Sharing Understanding Requires Persistence of the Web

About this book


Cooperative working environments and their development are becoming increasingly important and ever more frequent in different industrial sectors and this book provides a scientific approach for managing Team Engineering. Meta-cognitive knowledge and networks are identified as the key resources enabling engineering teams to work effectively and to reduce engineering time and this book illustrates how computer support can aid cooperative work within the context of practical methodologies and examples.
The fields covered in the book include:
  • State-of-the-art research in cooperative learning tools;
  • Practical examples and methodologies illustrating the implementation of cooperative networks; and
  • An interdisciplinary approach to team engineering.

This valuable new book is sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and will be essential reading for researchers, engineers, technical managers involved in the development of advanced applications for engineering and manufacturing, and software design and engineering.


communication engineering design information processing knowledge learning manufacturing networks problem solving simulation software

Editors and affiliations

  • Arthur B. Baskin
    • 1
  • George Kovács
    • 2
  • Gianni Jacucci
    • 3
  1. 1.Intelligent Information Technologies, Corp.UrbanaUSA
  2. 2.Computer and Automation Research InstituteBudapestHungary
  3. 3.University of TrentoRoveretoItaly

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