N. E. Branki
Design has increasingly become a collaborative endeavour carded out by several individuals with diverse kind of expertise .The individuals may occupy institutional roles in interaction with each other. Design problems are multifaceted, solving them require the contribution of several individuals, and the general approach has been to break design tasks into units which represents individual tasks and are intrinsically co-operative. Research in Artificial intelligence and especially intelligent agents may assist in collaborative design. Agents contain knowledge about the players, tasks, and applications. This paper commences by discussing group work and its different aspects, researches technological issues relevant to collaboration, and develops an AI based framework for collaborative design.