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Spatial representation in product modelling

Mourshed, Monjur, Kelliher, Denis and Keane, Marcus 2001. Spatial representation in product modelling. Presented at: Fifth International Conference on Information Visualization, London, UK, 25-27 July 2001. Fifth International Conference on Information Visualization. London: IEEE, pp. 651-656. 10.1109/IV.2001.942125

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An unambiguous definition of space is necessary before any attempt is made to develop product or process models for concurrent engineering in the AEC Industry. The ambiguity is the result of different and even conflicting approaches to its definition in the various phases of the building life cycle for different stakeholders, e.g. architects, engineers, and building services engineer etc. Some researchers consider space as an abstract property of things, while others consider it as a thing itself. Regardless of the definition, the space can be referred to as a collector of material objects and also as an object itself. This paper investigates the existing concepts and criteria of definition in various phases, compares the factual and ontological meaning, and specifies conceptual schemas for representation of space, geometry, and buildings.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Architecture
Computer Science & Informatics
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Publisher: IEEE
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 08:03

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