Expert Systems in Telecommunications Network Planning and Design

  • Kai-li Kan
Conference paper


Computer Aided Design (CAD) technology has played an important role in the development of Very Large Scale Integrated circuits (VLSI). The fundamental reason for CAD’s importance is that the scale and complexity of VLSI prohibits any human engineer, even a team of them, from integrating the millions of semiconductor devices into a functional circuit.


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  1. [GUPTA 85]
    Gupta, Ved R., What is Network Planning? IEEE, Communications Magazine, October 1985, Vol. 23, No. 10.Google Scholar
  2. [ITU 71]
    International Telecommunication Union (ITU), General Considerations by CCITT Working Party XIII/2 on The Use of Computers for Network Planning, Telecommunication Journal, Vol. 38, November 1971.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kai-li Kan
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  1. 1.Strategic Technology AssessmentPacific BellUSA

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