Componential Structural Simulator

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  author =       "Pablo J. Funes and Jordan B. Pollack",
  title =        "Componential Structural Simulator",
  institution =  "Computer Science, Brandeis University",
  year =         "1998",
  type =         "Technical Report",
  number =       "CS-98-198",
  address =      "415 South St., Waltham MA 02254 USA",
  keywords =     "genetic algorithms, genetic programming",
  URL =          "",
  abstract =     "Our componential structural simulator procedure
                 provides an approximate simulation that predicts
                 resistance of structures made of modular components.
                 The simulation focuses on torque strains and is able to
                 predict stability of a structure whose breakage depends
                 on torque stress.

                 Structures that can be described in this fashion
                 include those made out of building toy bricks such as
                 Lego bricks, a well-known type of snap-on toy bricks,
                 which we have used in our initial applications.

                 The model could be applied to many other kinds of
                 structures made out of modular components. It is a
                 prediction tool that can be programmed in a computer
                 and used to test the stability of a structure before
                 proceeding to its construction.",
  notes =        "not about GP but about part of fitness function used
                 in GP experiments, eg in \cite{funes_alife}",
  size =         "17 pages",

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