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Formal Engineering Design Synthesis
From the Publisher: In the early 1960s systematic techniques were introduced to guide engineers in producing high-quality designs. By the mid-1980s, these methods evolved from their informalExpand
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Dynamic partitional clustering using evolution strategies
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A novel evolution strategy implementing variable length genomes is developed to address the problem of dynamic partitional clustering. Expand
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Variable Length Genomes for Evolutionary Algorithms
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A variable length genome has been developed to search variable dimensionality/complexity spaces efficiently. Expand
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The potential for mechanical design compilation
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Significant potential exists for engineering design research to produce viable approaches to automatic compilation of mechanical systems. Expand
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EVOLUTIONARY TECHNIQUES IN MEMS SYNTHESIS
Initial results have been obtained for automatic synthesis of MEMS mask-layouts using a genetic algorithm. An initial random population of geometrically valid mask-layouts (non-self intersecting 2DExpand
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Mask-Layout Synthesis Through an Evolutionary Algorithm
This paper reports an automatic method for synthesizing MEMS mask-layouts. This method incorporates a forward simulation of fabrication into a general evolutionary algorithm loop as shown in FigureExpand
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Determining optimal points of membership with dependent variables
Consider sets X and Y each with associated membership functions. Further suppose that there is a map f : X! Y. A membership may be induced onY from the membership ofX calculated using the extensionExpand
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DESIGN OF MEMS VIA EFFICIENT SIMULATION OF FABRICATION
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A novel model is introduced to simulate the fabrication of MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) using a geometrical and cellular approach. Expand
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Structured Design Methods for MEMS
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Automation of mask-layout synthesis of MEMS in a way analogous to VLSI design . Expand
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Automated Mask-Layout and Process Synthesis for MEMS
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We present a method for automated mask-layout and process synthesis for MEMS. Expand
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