CONFLICT DETECTION IN WEB BASED CONCURRENT ENGINEERING DESIGN By RUIQIANG ZHUANG A THESIS PRESENTED TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA 1999

1999 ii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS First of all, I want to express my deepest gratitude to my thesis advisor, Dr. Gale E. Nevill, for teaching me and guiding me through this work. I am thankful for his time, encouragement, and enthusiasm. His advice and support have been invaluable. I am particularly appreciative of his ability to help me see the " big picture " when… CONTINUE READING