Document-driven design for distributed CAD services in service-oriented architecture
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J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng.
feature-based modeling; form feature; semantic model; RDF/XML; interoperability; service-oriented architecture; collaborative design; FEATURES; MODEL; SCHEME; Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications; Engineering, ; Manufacturing
Current computer-aided design (CAD) systems only support interactive geometry generation, which is not ideal for distributed engineering services in enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration with a generic thin-client service-oriented architecture. This paper proposes a new feature-based modeling mechanism-document-driven design-to enable batch mode geometry, construction for distributed CAD systems. A semantic feature model is developed to represent informative and communicative design intent. Feature semantics is explicitly captured as a trinary relation, which provides good extensibility and prevents semantics loss. Data interoperability between domains is enhanced by schema mapping and multiresolution semantics. This mechanism aims to enable asynchronous communication in distributed CAD environments with ease of design. alternative evaluation and reuse, reduced human errors, and improved system throughput and utilization.
Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering
"Document-driven design for distributed CAD services in service-oriented architecture" (2006). Faculty Bibliography 2000s. 6691.