The Castlemaine Project: Development of an AI-based Drug Design Support System

  • Edward E. Hodgkin
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Abstract

The Castlemaine project is a 2½ year (December 1989 to May 1992) industrial and academic collaborative research project sponsored by the Information Engineering Directorate of the Department of Trade and Industry, a follow-up to the Alvey programme of the 1980s. The goals of the project, inspired by the ideas of Smithers and his co-workers in Edinburgh,1 are:
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    To produce a domain-independent model of the design process and an associated knowledge-based design support system with an architecture which attempts to embody some of this model.

     
  2. (2)

    To produce a model specific to the domain of drug design.

     
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    To produce support systems for drug design.

     

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