Clustering of architectural floor plans: A comparison of shape representations

Eugénio Rodrigues, David Sousa-Rodrigues, Mafalda Teixeira de Sampayo, Adélio Rodrigues Gaspar, Álvaro Gomes, Carlos Henggeler Antunes

Abstract:

Generative design methods are able to produce a large number of potential solutions of architectural floor plans, which may be overwhelming…

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Moving to HTTPS only.

After so long being a bit lazy about the web I’ve decided to move my site to HTTPS only. It protects you, me, and everyone else. A safe web is a priority. You must be able to trust the connection between your computer and the site you visit. So for now on, <sixhat.net> is going to be…

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AppleScript: Revised Document Statistics

This is a revised version of the clipboard document statistics script that I used some time ago. It now counts the paragraphs and includes a 1-button dialog box.

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Count the number of characters, words and paragraphs in the clipboard
David R. – http://www.sixhat.net

To use place this script in your…

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies ★★★★

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies ★★★★
by Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

This is a book the reflect upon. Well, not the book, but the ideas in it. The topics covered claim that we are living alongside a…

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The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East 2★

The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East 2★
by Robert Fisk

This book could have been very interesting if it was reduced to one third of its size. At more than 1000 pages it becomes very boring to read through. My advice? don’t bother with this one, or just…

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Can Future Faraday FF91 win the EV market?

Can the Future Faraday FF91 be it? One of my recent interests is Electric Cars, mainly because everything combustion engine is going the way of the dodo, and in particular because I need to replace my almost 20 year old Rover in the next few years.

The recent announcement of the Faraday…

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Apple needs a new CEO, Tim Cook must resign.

Apple CEO, Tim Cook must resign and the company should shift towards a more aggressive development strategy. Apple at the present is just a company of incremental improvements of existing products and market expansion.

There are no new products to come. No new directions to travel. The problem…

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