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Indexing and Retrieval in Metal Stamping Die Design Using Case-based Reasoning

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S. B. Tor

Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) Fellow, SMA-NTU Office, N2-B2C-15

G. A. Britton, W. Y. Zhang

Design Research Center, School of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 3(4), 353-362 (Dec 24, 2003) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1630339 History: Received March 01, 2003; Revised October 01, 2003; Online December 24, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Framework of the proposed CBR system for die design.
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3-D feature model of a sample stamped metal part.
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Feature relation graph of the sample stamped metal part.
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Flowchart of case retrieval algorithm for the first stage of similarity analysis.
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Feature shape parameters of an extrusion hole.
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Flowchart of case retrieval algorithm for the second stage of similarity analysis.
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A new stamped part and some parts stored as design cases in the case library.
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Result of dual-step similarity analysis.
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Retrieved 2-D strip layout information from the most similar case.

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