Rabee M. Reffat
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Developing a Successful e-Government
Rabee M. Reffat
Computer Science
2006
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A temperature-controlled cabinets, particularly, refrigerators, freezers, fridge-freezers and drinks coolers (chillers) which, in order to overcome the problem of inferior insulative properties of alternative polyurethane foams used to reduce the emission of CFC's during injection and setting of foamed polyUREthane, provides a cabinet within which a controllable stable temperature may be maintained. Expand
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Revitalizing architectural design studio teaching using ICT: Reflections on practical implementations
Rabee M. Reffat
Engineering
20 March 2007
The advancements in ICT are reshaping the architectural design studio teaching and design practices. The digital-imperative to switch from analogue to digital mode has already begun to manifest… Expand
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Expert System for Environmental Quality Evaluation
Rabee M. Reffat, Edward L. Harkness
Engineering
1 August 2001
This paper presents the development of an expert system to evaluate the effects on environmental quality of proposed modifications to an office building following a postoccupancy evaluation. The… Expand
16 Citations
2
Semantic-Based Virtual Design Environments for Architecture
Rabee M. Reffat
2003
3D Virtual Environments (VEs) have the potential to reach beyond the limitations of CAD systems and can be utilised as design tools for architecture. This paper introduces a framework of… Expand
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Environmental Comfort Criteria: Weighting and Integration
Rabee M. Reffat, Edward L. Harkness
Engineering
1 August 2001
This paper presents an integration method for evaluating environmental quality in office buildings based on a series of interviews with 50 experts in the field of environmental quality in the built… Expand
34 Citations
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Computational Situated Learning in Design
Rabee M. Reffat, J. Gero
Computer Science
AID

2000
TLDR
SLiDe elucidates how design knowledge is learned in relation to its situation, how design situations are constructed and altered over time in response to changes taking place in the design environment. Expand
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Computing in architectural design: reflections and an approach to new generations of CAAD
Rabee M. Reffat
Computer Science, Engineering
J. Inf. Technol. Constr.
22 August 2006
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This approach envisages that in the new generations of CAAD architectural designing will be carried out collaboratively and synchronously within smart and real-time 3D virtual environments within which architects are designing with intelligent agents based on the view of situated digital architectural design. Expand
26 Citations
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Submitted to ICCIMA ’ 97 MULTIPLE REPRESENTATIONS FOR SITUATED AGENT-BASED LEARNING
J. Gero, Rabee M. Reffat
1997
Designers interact with the world not as actors following preconceived plans but related to the situations encountered. Learning the situatedness of design knowledge is as important as learning… Expand
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1
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Situatedness: A New Dimension for Learning Systems in Design
Rabee M. Reffat
Engineering
1999
In this paper we adopt the approach that designing is a series of situated acts, ie designing cannot be pre-planned to completion. This is based on ideas from situated cognition theory that claims… Expand
11 Citations
1
Collaborative Digital Architectural Design Learning within 3D Virtual Environments
Rabee M. Reffat, Q. Mowla, M. Masum
Computer Science
2005
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The paper articulates the development and implementation of the IDCE model utilized within the 3D virtual environment for achieving collaborative digital architectural design learning. Expand
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