An `AI in Design' View of Design

System Evaluation

System evaluation remains one of the most difficult parts of the conception and development of a design system. The primary criteria remain the cost of the resources used, as well as the satisfaction of the user with the quality of the results and the ease of use of the system. The AI in Design community has not yet established standard criteria by which to compare knowledge-based design systems. The methods used to evaluate design systems are strongly indicative of the intentions of the developers and should be used as part of the characterization of each system.

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