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  • Kicinger, Rafal P. (Wolfram Media, 2004-04)
    The goal of this project was to introduce NKS to engineering design problems and estimate a true potential of this approach. It was an initial step in exploring the world of simple programs for engineering design applications ...
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (2003-07)
    This paper describes a new design paradigm, evolutionary structural design, that involves the entire design process, including conceptual and detailed design stages. In this paper, first a brief overview of the fundamentals ...
  • Bronzini, Michael; Kicinger, Rafal P. (2006-01)
    The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 have sparked renewed interest in developing effective policies and strategies for evacuating densely populated areas. The current analytical tools for dealing with such evacuations ...
  • Arciszewski, Tomasz; Kicinger, Rafal P. (2005)
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (2004-06)
    This paper presents results of a study on distributed, or parallel, evolutionary computation in the topological design of steel structural systems in tall buildings. It describes results of extensive experimental research ...
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (2004-07)
    The paper introduces an integrated research and design support tool, called Emergent Designer, developed at George Mason University. It is a tool that implements models of various complex systems, including cellular automata ...
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (International Journal of Information Technology in Construction, http://www.itcon.org/, 2005)
    This paper introduces an integrated research and design support tool, called Emergent Designer, developed at George Mason University. It is a tool that implements models of various complex systems, including cellular ...
  • Kicinger, Rafal P. (2004)
    For a long time, engineering design research has been focused on the development of various design theories, methodologies, methods, tools, and procedures. The design methods have been subsequently used by engineers to ...
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (Elsevier, 2005-09)
    Evolutionary computation is emerging as a new engineering computational paradigm, which may significantly change the present structural design practice. For this reason, an extensive study of evolutionary computation in ...
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (ASCE Research Library, http://ascelibrary.asce.org/, 2005)
    This paper presents results of a study on evolutionary computation in the design of the steel structural systems of tall buildings. It describes results of extensive research on both short-term (up to a few hundred ...
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (American Society of Civil Engineers Press, 2005-07)
    This paper proposes a new approach to representing structural system inspired by various models of complex systems. Several types of generative representations of steel structural systems are provided and empirically ...
  • Oguejiofor, Emeka; Kicinger, Rafal P.; Popovici, Elena; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (Millpress Science Publishers, 2003)
    Engineering education is undergoing significant changes, mostly driven by the ongoing Information Technology Revolution. One of the most promising technologies becoming available to educators is that of intelligent software ...
  • Skolicki, Zbigniew; Kicinger, Rafal P. (2002-11)
    The paper discusses a study on the application of intelligent agents (IAs) to conceptual designing. It provides an overview of the state-of-the-art in the areas of ontologies and IAs. Next, the system Disciple, a learning ...
  • Oguejiofor, Emeka; Kicinger, Rafal P.; Popovici, Elena; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (2004)
    A novel methodology for building tutoring system is proposed. It includes the integration of state of the art computer science methods and tools and the use of an ontology for the core knowledge representation. First, the ...
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (2002-08)
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (IEEE Press, 2004-06)
    This paper provides the initial results of a study on the applications of generative cellular automata-based representations in evolutionary structural design. First, recent developments in evolutionary design representations ...
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Press, 2004)
    This paper presents initial results of a study on the application of evolutionary multi-objective optimization methods in the design of the steel structural systems of tall buildings. In the paper, a brief overview of the ...
  • Kicinger, Rafal P.; Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A. (Association for Computing Machinery, http://www.acm.org/, 2005-06)
    Any computational approach to design, including the use of evolutionary algorithms, requires the transformation of the domain-specific knowledge into a formal design representation. This is a difficult and still not ...
  • Arciszewski, Tomasz; De Jong, Kenneth A.; Sage, Andrew; Goode, Mike; Kicinger, Rafal P.; Skolicki, Zbigniew (George Mason University Press, 2003)
    The objectives of this working paper are to propose a general concept of proactive security in the context of co-evolutionary computation and to briefly discuss the initial results of research recently began. First, the ...
  • Arciszewski, Tomasz; Kicinger, Rafal P. (2005-04)
    The main objective of the paper is to propose several novel approaches to security of complex infrastructure systems, which can be utilized in the development of a class of computer tools for infrastructure protection. ...

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