An approach to search and exploration through mixed-initiative
Datta, Sambit and Woodbury, Robert F. 2001, An approach to search and exploration through mixed-initiative, in CAADRIA 2001 : preprints of the 6th International Conference of the Association for Computer-Aided Architecture Design Research in Asia, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia, 19-21 April 2001, University of Sydney, Sydney, N.S.W., pp. 275-282.
International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia
University of Sydney
Place of publication
Generative design environments need support for human intervention as well as sound computational formalisms. A systematic approach to integrating the two, formal generation and the exploratory, is lacking. In this paper, we posit the possibility of a design support system that combines formal search with user driven exploration. Our approach is to cast the interaction between the user and the generative formalism as agent collaboration in a mixed-initiative environment. We describe the role of interaction and agency in an experimental mixed-initiative design support system, FOLDS and demonstrate its application.
Field of Research
120303 Design Management and Studio and Professional Practice
Socio Economic Objective
970112 Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
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