An Approach to Capturing Structure, Behavior, and Function of Artifacts in Computer-Aided Design

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Lisa Anthony, William C. Regli, Jon E. John, Santiago V. Lombeyda

Geometric and Intelligent Computing Laboratory, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 1(2), 186-192 (May 01, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1385826 History: Received January 01, 2001; Revised May 01, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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