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Temporized and localized rule sets

Sturm, Rose; Muelle, Jutta; Lockemann, Peter C.

Abstract:
Constraint management plays an important role in design
applications where constraints reect design restrictions and
design decisions. ECA rules are a widely used mechanism to
enforce constraints. The paper argues that such rules must be
augmented for design environments by a spatial and a temporal
dimension of validity, resulting in so-called
area-event-condition-action (AECA) rules. The spatial dimension
allows to restrict constraints locally in the design space, and
to control interaction between designers. The temporal dimension
permits designers to retract their designs to earlier stages.

The paper introduces the concept of AECA rules, motivates them
by examples from building design, discusses rule management, and
then introduces two important issues, conflict detection during
collaboration, and backtracking during design revision.


Volltext §
DOI: 10.5445/IR/258995
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Programmstrukturen und Datenorganisation (IPD)
Publikationstyp Buchaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 1995
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-3-540-60365-8
urn:nbn:de:swb:90-AAA2589952
KITopen-ID: 258995
Erschienen in Rules in database systems (RIDS '95). Ed.: T. Sellis
Verlag Springer Verlag
Seiten 131 - 146
Serie Lecture notes in computer science ; 985
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