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Design Theory and Computer Science

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Part of Cambridge Tracts in Theoretical Computer Science

  • Date Published: August 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521118156

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  • The author examines logic and methodology of design from the perspective of computer science. Computers provide the context for this examination both by discussion of the design process for hardware and software systems and by consideration of the role of computers in design in general. The central question posed by the author is whether or not we can construct a theory of design.

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    "The book is scholarly and clearly written. The subject matter is important and of topical interest for AI, and the book offers thought-provoking theses. Those interested in design should take a look at it." B. Chandrasekaran, IEEE Expert

    "...a good critical survey of various approaches, which will teach computer scientists what design is, what the problems are, and what possible solutions have been proposed." V. Kre^D&inovich, Computing Reviews

    "...marvelously written, full of easy to follow examples, often worked out in great detail, with clear statements of the author's conclusions...draws from a broad knowledge of the literature, and might serve as a starting point for anybody interested in the challenges of the intellectual triangle of design, mathematics, and science...never in danger of becoming shallow...for anyone in computer science and in software who also wants to know about alternatives to his or her cherished mode of design without expecting recipes, this book is highly recommended." Frieder Nake, Languages of Design

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    • Date Published: August 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521118156
    • length: 452 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.72kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part I. The Architectonics of Design:
    1. The inadequacy of definitions
    2. Design as the initiation of change
    3. The nature of design problems
    4. The form of design solutions
    5. The evolutionary structure of design processes
    Part II. Design Paradigms:
    6. The concept of a design paradigm
    7. The analysis-synthesis-evaluation paradigm
    8. Formal design
    9. Plausibility driven design
    10. Computer aided design I: the algorithmic approach
    11. Computer aided design II: harnessing knowledge, search and heuristics.

  • Author

    Subrata Dasgupta, University of Southwestern Louisiana

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