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Developing computer programs that support the design process has long been an area of study in Artificial Intelligence. Theorem provers, rule-based expert systems, and constraint satisfaction programs have been popular platforms with which to support design since almost the beginning of AI/design...
As someone who has been performing research in case based reasoning for the past five years, I had eagerly awaited the arrival of Janet Kolodner's monumental treatise on case based reasoning. While I found the book invaluable, the depth in which topics are covered, and the number of issues raised...
This book fills a long-standing void on the bookshelves of AI researchers. It provides practical guidelines on how to conduct empirical research in AI. Although I've been doing experimental AI for almost a decade, I learned a great deal from Cohen's book and I expect I'll refer to it often in the...