Web-based and agent-based approaches for collaborative product design: an overview
by Weiming Shen, Lihui Wang
International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology (IJCAT), Vol. 16, No. 2/3, 2003

Abstract: A number of emerging technologies including CSCW, distributed objects, intelligent agents, internet and web based technologies have been proposed to implement collaborative product design systems, while web-based and agent-based approaches are dominant in this area. This paper reviews the state-of-the-art of applications of the Web and Agent technologies to collaborative product design, and discusses the opportunities as well as challenges in this exciting research area.

Online publication date: Wed, 16-Jul-2003

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