An `AI in Design' View of Design
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Is the system an autonomous design tool?

Discussion. Some design systems are completely independent tools. They develop a design starting from the initial specifications, using various types of knowledge, without needing any assistance from the outside. Other systems are semi-autonomous, requiring the user to intervene in some decisions. An even ``weaker'' category of systems are those that do not carry out full design tasks, but rather assist the user in some phase of the design.

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