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[AIRG-DCB77-IJCAI]
D.C.Brown, S.C.Kwasny, H.W.Buttelmann, B.Chandrasekaran & N.K.Sondheimer (Aug. 1977) -- NLG - Natural Language Graphics. In: Proc. 5th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, MIT, Cambridge, Mass.

[AIRG-DCB78-C&G]
D.C.Brown, S.C.Kwasny, B.Chandrasekaran & N.K.Sondheimer (April 1978) -- An Experimental Graphics System with Natural Language Input. In: Computers and Graphics, Vol.4, No.1.

[AIRG-DCB81-CG]
D.C.Brown & B.Chandrasekaran (July 1981) -- Design Considerations for Picture Production in a Natural Language Graphics System. In: Computer Graphics, Vol.15, No.2, ACM SIGGRAPH.

[AIRG-DCB83-T&A]
D.C.Brown & B.Chandrasekaran (May 1983) -- An Approach to Expert Systems for Mechanical Design. In: IEEE Computer Society Trends & Applications Conference, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburgh, Maryland, pp.173-180.

[AIRG-DCB84-IFIP]
D.C.Brown & B.Chandrasekaran (Sept. 1984) -- Expert Systems for a Class of Mechanical Design Activity. In: IFIP WG5.2 Working Conference on AI in CAD, Budapest, Hungary.

[AIRG-DCB85-AISB]
D.C.Brown & B.Chandrasekaran (April 1985) -- Plan Selection in Design Problem-Solving. In: AISB'85, Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behavior, Warwick, England.

[AIRG-DCB85-CIE]
D.C.Brown (Aug. 1985) -- Capturing Mechanical Design Knowledge. In: ASME International Computers in Engineering Conference, Boston, Mass.

[AIRG-DCB85-KECAD]
D.C.Brown & B.Chandrasekaran (Oct. 1985) -- Expert Systems for a Class of Mechanical Design Activity. In: Knowledge Engineering in Computer-Aided Design, J.S.Gero (Ed.) North Holland, pp.259-282.

[AIRG-DCB85-DDB]
D.C.Brown (Oct. 1985) -- A Data-Base for a Design Expert System. In: The 2nd Annual ACM Northeast Regional Conference, Framingham, Mass.

[AIRG-DCB85-FH]
D.C.Brown (Nov. 1985) -- Failure Handling in a Design Expert System. In: Computer-Aided Design, (Ed.) J.S.Gero.

[AIRG-DCB86-CSC]
D.C.Brown (Feb. 1986) -- Expert System Problem-Solving Applications. In: ACM Computer Science Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio.

[AIRG-DCB86-AIENG]
D.C.Brown & R.Breau (April 1986) -- Types of Constraints in Routine Design Problem-Solving. In: 1st International Conference on Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Engineering Problems, Southampton University, UK.

[AIRG-DCB86-COMPMAG]
D.C.Brown & B.Chandrasekaran (July 1986) -- Knowledge and Control for a Mechanical Design Expert System. In: IEEE Computer Magazine, Special Issue on Expert Systems for Engineering Problems, (Ed.) Se June Hong.

[AIRG-DCB86-CIE]
D.C.Brown & P.Posco (Aug 1986) -- Expert Browsing in Manufacturing Data-Bases. In: ASME Computers in Engineering Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

[AIRG-DCB86-NAS]
D.C.Brown (Sept 1986) -- Expert Systems for Design and Manufacturing. In: Third NRC-BOSTID Symposium for Developing Countries - Cutting Edge Technologies, US National Academy of Science, Lisbon, Portugal.

[AIRG-DCB86-CIME]
D.C.Brown & P.Posco (Nov. 1986) -- Looking for Trouble: Expert Browsing in Manufacturing Data-Bases. In: Computers in Mechanical Engineering, ASME, Vol.5, No.3, pp.19-23.

[AIRG-DCB86-WAM]
P.Posco & D.C.Brown (Dec 1986) -- The Analysis of Complex Manufacturing Data Using Expert Diagnostic Browsing. In: Symposium on Knowledge-based Expert Systems for Manufacturing, Annual Winter Meeting, Production Engineering Division, ASME, Anaheim, California.

[AIRG-DSG87-IFIP]
D.S.Green & D.C.Brown (Feb 1987) -- Qualitative Reasoning about Shape and Fit. In: IFIP WG5.2 Working Conference on Expert Systems in Computer-Aided Design, Sydney, Australia.>>>> replaced by [AIRG-DSG87-ESCAD].

[AIRG-DCB87-CIE]
D.C.Brown & W.N.Sloan (August 1987) -- Compilation of Design Knowledge for Routine Design Expert Systems: An Initial View. In: ASME Conference on Computers in Engineering, New York, New York, August 1987.

[AIRG-HST87-AIENG]
H.S.Teng & D.C.Brown (August 1987) -- XSAFE: A Prototype Expert System for Security Inspection of a VAX/VMS System in a Network Environment. In: The 2nd International Conference on the Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Boston, MA.

[AIRG-TYLC87-AIENG]
T.Y.L.Chiang & D.C.Brown (August 1987) -- DSPL Acquirer: A System for the Acquisition of Routine Design Knowledge. In: The 2nd International Conference on the Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Boston, MA.

[AIRG-AK87-AIENG]
A.Kassatly & D.C.Brown (August 1987) -- Explanation for Routine Design Problem Solving. In: The 2nd International Conference on the Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Boston, MA.

[AIRG-DSG87-ICED]
D.S.Green & D.C.Brown (August 1987) -- Spatial Reasoning during Design: Fit and Assembly. In: ICED'87 - International Conference on Engineering Design, Boston, MA.

[AIRG-HST87-NCSC]
H.S.Teng & D.C.Brown (September 1987) -- XSAFE: A Prototype Expert System for Security Inspection. In: The 10th National Computer Security Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

[AIRG-DCB87-AIMAG]
D.C.Brown (October 1987) -- A Graduate Level Expert Systems Course. In: The AI Magazine, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Vol.8, No.3, Fall 1987.

[AIRG-DSG87-ESCAD]
D.S.Green & D.C.Brown (October 1987) -- Qualitative Reasoning During Design About Shape and Fit: A Preliminary Report. In: Expert Systems in Computer-Aided Design, (Ed.) J.S.Gero, North-Holland, Amsterdam, pp.93-112.

[AIRG-GFS88-RIC]
G.F.Salazar & D.C.Brown (June 1988) -- The Effects of Constructability Knowledge on the Automation of Preliminary Building Design. In: Fifth International Symposium on Robotics in Construction, Tokyo, Japan.

[AIRG-SB88-CIE]
S.Bacon & D.C.Brown (Aug 1988) -- Reasoning about Mechanical Devices: A Top-Down Approach to Deriving Behavior from Structure. In: Proceedings of the 1988 ASME Computers in Engineering Conf., San Francisco, CA.

[AIRG-RK88-AIENG]
R.Kwauk & D.C.Brown (Aug 1988) -- Generating and Applying Failure Recovery Suggestions in Hierarchical Design Systems. In: Artificial Intelligence in Engineering: Diagnosis and Learning, (Ed.) J.Gero, Computational Mechanics Publications, Southampton, UK, pp.29-50.

[AIRG-WNS88-AAAI]
W.N.Sloan & D.C.Brown (Aug 1988) -- A Method of Constraint Compilation in Routine Design Expert Systems. In: Workshop on AI in Design, AAAI-88, Seventh National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, St. Paul, Minn.

[AIRG-DCB88-AAAI]
D.C.Brown, P.Posco, S.Bacon & L.Leamus (Aug 1988) -- Experiences with Developing Expert Systems for an Evolving Domain. In: Workshop on AI in Process Engineering, AAAI-88, Seventh National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, St. Paul, Minn.

[AIRG-DCB88-ESIE&A]
D.C.Brown (1988) -- Routine Design Problem Solving. Invited Chapter. In: Expert Systems in Engineering and Architecture, (Ed.) J.Gero, Addison-Wesley, to appear.

[AIRG-DCB88-ICAD]
D.C.Brown (1988) -- Making Design Routine. In: Intelligent CAD, I (Eds.) H.Yoshikawa & D.Gossard, North-Holland.

[AIRG-DCB88-ABSTR]
D.C.Brown, L.A.Becker, P.Jayachandran, G.F.Salazar, M.O.Ward & D.Wolaver (1988) -- Abstracts of Research on Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Design, Analysis, and Manufacturing. In: (AI EDAM) Journal, Academic Press.

[AIRG-SPC89-AIEDAM]
S.P.Carney & D.C.Brown (1989) -- A Continued Investigation into Qualitative Reasoning about Shape and Fit. In: (AI EDAM) Journal, Academic Press.

[AIRG-SPC89-AIENG]
S.P.Carney & D.C.Brown (July 1989) -- A Qualitative Model for Reasoning about Shape and Fit. In: AIENG'89, Cambridge, UK.

[AIRG-BHR89-AIENG]
B.H.Roberts & D.C.Brown (July 1989) -- Using Expert Knowledge to Select and Improve Skeletal Plans for the Control of a Vertical Internal Grinding Machine. In: AIENG'89, Cambridge, UK.

[AIRG-SDB89-REDJ]
S.D.Bacon & D.C.Brown (1989) -- A Top-Down Approach to Deriving Behavior from Structure in Mechanical Devices. In: Research in Engineering Design Journal, Springer-Verlag.

[AIRG-BHR89-ESC]
B.H.Roberts & D.C.Brown (March 1989) -- Using Simulation Techniques to Improve Skeletal Plans for the Control of a Vertical Internal Grinding Machine. In: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Eastern Simulation Conference, Tampa, Florida.

[AIRG-DCB89-NSF/EDRC]
D.C.Brown (June 1989) -- Adjusting Constraints in Routine Design Knowledge. In: Proceedings of the NSF Engineering Design Research Conference, UMASS, Amherst, MA.

[AIRG-DCB89-IFIP]
D.C.Brown (Sept 1989) -- Compilation: The Hidden Dimension of Design Systems. In: Proceedings of the 3rd IFIP WG 5.2 Workshop on Intelligent CAD, Osaka, Japan. >>>> replaced by [AIRG-DCB91-HD]

[AIRG-DCB89-MITDW]
D.C.Brown & R.Bansal (Nov 1989) -- Using Design History Systems for Technology Transfer. In: Proceedings of the MIT-JSME Workshop on Cooperative Product Development, MIT, Cambridge, MA. >>>> replaced by [AIRG-DCB91-CACPD]

[AIRG-RH90-AIENG]
R.Horner & D.C.Brown (July 1990) -- Knowledge Compilation using Constraint Inheritance. In: The Fifth International Conference on Applications of AI in Engineering, Boston, MA. {WPI-CS-TR-90-9}

[AIRG-EWL90-AIENG]
E.W.Large & D.C.Brown (July 1990) -- Knowledge Compilation by Analogy: Adaptation of Design Plans by Analogical Matching and Derivational Plan Transformation. In: The Fifth International Conference on Applications of AI in Engineering, Boston, MA. {WPI-CS-TR-90-10}

[AIRG-DCB90-AIENG]
D.C.Brown (July 1990) -- Research into Knowledge-based Design at WPI. Invited paper, In: The Fifth International Conference on Applications of AI in Engineering, Boston, MA. {WPI-CS-TR-90-7}

[AIRG-EJM90-DT&M]
E.J.Meehan & D.C.Brown (Sept 1990) -- Constraint Absorption and Relaxation using a Design History. In: Proc. 2nd ASME International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, Chicago, IL. {WPI-CS-TR-90-8}

[AIRG-DCB91-HD]
D.C.Brown (1991) -- Compilation: The Hidden Dimension of Design Systems. In: Intelligent CAD, III, (Eds.) H.Yoshikawa & F.Arbab, North-Holland.

[AIRG-DCB91-ET]
D.C.Brown (1991) Emergent Themes in Intelligent CAD. In: Intelligent CAD, III, (Eds.) H.Yoshikawa & F.Arbab, North-Holland.

[AIRG-DCB91-AIinDes]
D.C.Brown & M.B.Spillane (1990) -- An Experimental Evaluation of some Design Knowledge Compilation Mechanisms. In: The First International Conference on AI in Design, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 1991.

[AIRG-DCB91-CACPD]
D.C.Brown & R.Bansal (1991) -- Using Design History Systems for Technology Transfer. In: Computer-Aided Cooperative Product Development, (Eds.) D. Sriram & R. Logcher, Lecture Notes Series, No. 492, Springer Verlag, pp. 544-559.

[AIRG-DCB91-MDT&M]
D.C.Brown (1991) -- Routineness Revisited. In: Mechanical Design: Theory and Methodology, (Eds.) M. Waldron & K. Waldron, Springer-Verlag, 1996, pp. 195-208.

[AIRG-DCB91-KAD]
D.C.Brown, E.Meehan, W.N.Sloan, R.Horner, E.Large, J.Liu, M.Spillane & M.Kim (1991) -- Experiences with Modelling Memory and Simple Learning in Routine Design Problem Solving. In: Knowledge Aided Design, (Ed.) M. Green, Academic Press, August 1992, pp. 239-257.

[AIRG-DCB91-ENCYC]
D.C.Brown (1991) -- Design. In: Encyclopedia of AI, 2nd edition, (Ed.) S. Shapiro, Wiley-Interscience.

[AIRG-DCB91-GFS]
D.C.Brown, G.F.Salazar & S.X.Liu (Dec 1991) -- An Intelligent Graphical Interface for Tunnel Support Specification. In: Proceedings of the 1st World Congress on Expert Systems, Orlando, FL.

[AIRG-MBS91-IntCAD]
M.B.Spillane & D.C.Brown (1991) -- Evaluating Design Knowledge Compilation Mechanisms. In: Proc. IFIP WG 5.2 Working Conference on Intelligent CAD, Columbus, Ohio, October 1991. >>> extended version of [AIRG-DCB91-AIinDes]

[AIRG-WH92-AIAA]
W.Hathaway, M.Steinhoff, R.Whyte, D.C.Brown, J.Choate & R.Adelgren (July 1992) -- Expert Systems and Ballistic Range Data Analysis. In: Proc. AIAA 17th Aerospace Ground Testing Conference, Nashville, TN.

[AIRG-PP92-JIM]
P.Patil, D.C.Brown & N.I.Hachem (1993) -- Intelligent Data Analysis Systems. In: Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Chapman & Hall.

[AIRG-JL92-AIENG]
J.Liu & D.C.Brown (1992) -- The Generation of Decomposition Knowledge for Near Routine Design Problems. In: Proc. International Conf. on the Applications of AI in Engineering, Waterloo, Canada, Computational Mechanics Inst.

[AIRG-RD92-HofCE]
D.C.Brown & R.Douglas (1992) -- Concurrent Accumulation of knowledge: A View of CE. In: The Handbook of Concurrent Design and Manufacturing, (Eds.) Parsaei & Sullivan, Chapman & Hall, 1993, pp. 402-412.

[AIRG-DCB93-AIENG]
D.C.Brown, R.E.Douglas, Jr. & D.C.Zenger (1993) -- A Concurrent Engineering Demonstration System for use in Training Engineers and Managers. In: Proc. AI in Engineering Conf., AIENG'93.

[AIRG-SKV93-AIENG]
S.K.Victor, D.C.Brown, J.J.Bausch, D.C.Zenger, R.Ludwig & R.D.Sisson (1993) -- Using Multiple Expert Systems with Distinct Roles in a Concurrent Engineering System for Powder Ceramic Components. In: Proc. AI in Engineering Conf., AIENG'93.

[AIRG-JL93-KC&SL]
J.Liu & D.C.Brown (June 1993) -- Compiling Design Decompositions from Other Knowledge. In: Proc. KCSL'93: Third International Workshop on Knowledge Compilation and Speedup Learning, Tenth International Conference on Machine Learning (ML93), UMass, Amherst, MA, pp. 107-111.

[AIRG-RED93-RICI]
R.E.Douglas, Jr., D.C.Brown & D.C.Zenger (1993) -- A Concurrent Engineering Demonstration & Training System for Engineers and Managers. In: Revue Internationale de CFAO et d'Inforgraphie, (International Journal of CAD/CAM and Computer Graphics), special issue on AI and CAD, (Ed.) I.Costea, Hermes, Vol.8, No.3, pp. 263-301.

[AIRG-SKV94-AIENG]
S.K.Victor & D.C.Brown (1994) -- Designing with Negotiation using Single Function Agents. In: Proc. AI in Engineering Conf., AIENG'94.

[AIRG-JL94-AID]
J.Liu & D.C.Brown (Nov. 1993) -- Generating Design Decomposition Knowledge for Parametric Design Problems. In: Proc. AID-94, AI in Design Conference.

[AIRG-DCB94-EDAM ML]
M.L.Maher, D.C.Brown, A.H.B.Duffy (1994) Editorial. In: (AI EDAM): Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Special Issue: Machine Learning in Design, (Eds.) M.L.Maher, D.C.Brown, A.H.B.Duffy, Cambridge UP, Vol.8, No.2.

[AIRG-RC94-EDAM ML]
R.Chabot & D.C.Brown (1994) -- Knowledge Compilation Using Constraint Inheritance. In: (AI EDAM): Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Special Issue: Machine Learning in Design, (Eds.) M.L.Maher, D.C.Brown, A.H.B.Duffy, Vol.8, No.2, Cambridge UP, pp. 125-142.

[AIRG-DCB94-AAAI]
D.C.Brown, B.Dunskus & D.Grecu (August 1994) -- Using Single Function Agents to Investigate Negotiation. In: Preprints of the AAAI-94 Workshop on Models of Conflict Management in Cooperative Problem Solving, (Eds.) S. Lander & M. Klein.

[AIRG-DLG94-AID]
D.L.Grecu & D.C.Brown (August 1994) Learning by Design Agents during Negotiation. In: Preprints of Workshop on Machine Learning in Design, AID-94, AI in Design Conference.

[AIRG-DCB94-DRAID]
D.C.Brown (August 1994) Rationale in Design. In: Preprints of Workshop on Representing and Using Design Rationale, AID-94, AI in Design Conference.

[AIRG-DCB94-ThryAID]
D.C.Brown (August 1994) Types of Theories and their Roles. In: Preprints of Workshop on the Nature and Role of Theory in Design, AID-94, AI in Design Conference.

[AIRG-MEB94-AID]
M.E.Balazs & D.C.Brown (August 1994) The Use of Function, Structure and Behavior in Design. In: Preprints of Workshop on Representing Function in Design, AID-94, AI in Design Conference.

[AIRG-BVD95-AIEDAM]
B.Dunskus, D.L.Grecu, D.C.Brown & I.Berker (1995) Using Single Function Agents to Investigate Conflict. In: (AI EDAM): Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Special Issue: Conflict Management in Design, (Ed.) I.Smith, Cambridge University Press.

[AIRG-DCB95-AIENG]
D.C.Brown, B.Dunskus, D.L.Grecu & I.Berker (July 1995) SINE: Support For Single Function Agents. In: AIENG'95, Applications of AI in Engineering, Udine, Italy.

[AIRG-DCB95-IJCAI]
D.C.Brown, C.E.Wills, B.Dunskus & J.Kemble (1995) TENNIS: A Computer Network Ease of Service Evaluation System. In: Proc. IJCAI-95, Workshop on AI in Distributed Information Networks.

[AIRG-WFP95-IJAIT]
W.F.Punch, A.K.Goel & D.C.Brown (Sept. 1995) A Knowledge-Based Selection Mechanism for Strategic Control with Application in Design, Assembly, and Planning. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools, Vol. 4 (3), pp. 323-348.

[AIRG-DLG96-EDAM RA]
D.L.Grecu & D.C.Brown (1996) Design Agents That Learn. Research Abstract. In: (AI EDAM): Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Special Issue: Machine Learning in Design, Cambridge University Press, April 1996, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 149-150.

[AIRG-DCB96-EDAM RA]
D.C.Brown (1996) Knowledge Compilation in Routine Design Problem-Solving Systems. Research Abstract. In: (AI EDAM): Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Special Issue: Machine Learning in Design, Cambridge University Press, April 1996, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 137-138.

[AIRG-IB96-CERA]
I.Berker & D.C.Brown (March 1996) Conflicts and Negotiations in Single Function Agent Based Design Systems. Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, Journal, Special Issue on Multi-agent Systems in Concurrent Engineering, (Eds.) D. C. Brown, S. E. Lander & C. J. Petrie, Technomic Publishing Inc., Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 17-33.

[AIRG-DLG96-AID]
D.L.Grecu & D.C.Brown (June 1996) "Learning by Single Function Agents During Spring Design", Artificial Intelligence in Design '96, (Eds.) J. S. Gero & F. Sudweeks, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 409-428.

[AIRG-DMG96-ESWA]
D.M.Gaines, D.C.Brown & J.K.Doyle (1996) A Computer Model of Juror Decision Making. Expert Systems with Applications, Pergamon Press, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 13-28.

[AIRG-MEB97-KIC2]
M.E.Balazs, D.C.Brown, P.Bastien & C.E.Wills (1997) "Graphical Presentation of Designs: A Knowledge Intensive Design Approach", Knowledge Intensive CAD - II, (Eds) M. Mantyla, S. Finger & T. Tomiyama, Chapman & Hall, 1997.

[AIRG-DLG99-KIC3]
D.L. Grecu & D.C. Brown (1999) ``Guiding Agent Learning in Design'', In: Knowledge Intensive CAD, Vol. 3, (Eds) S. Finger, T. Tomiyama, M. Mantyla, Kluwer Academic Publishers, to appear.


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