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Hidden in Plain Sight: Affordances of Shared Models in Team Based Design

Edelman, Jonathan Antonio; Leifer, Larry; Banerjee, Banny; Sonalkar, Neeraj; Jung, Malte; Lande, Micah // 2009
Current scholarship in cognitive science and Science Technology Studies, has reconsidered the role media plays in knowledge gathering and acquisition. While the use of low-resolution physical ...

Interface Errors - An Issue in Complex Virtual Product Creation

Stark, Rainer; Stöckert, Henryk // 2009
Growing complexity in virtual product creation is, amongst other reasons, caused by increasing numbers of process steps and the associated increase of process links. Therefore, conformity regarding ...

It's a Honda! for me... An exploratory student project on branding and product design for the older adult population

Person, Oscar; Warell, Anders; Karjalainen, Toni-Matti; Rahe, Ulrike // 2009
Physical as well as cognitive needs associated with aging and product usage were long the point of focus when designing for the older adult population, with coursework on ergonomics and humanfactors ...

Object Controls or Frame Controls? A Cognition Study on Using Electronic-Guide Interface

Liu,Chun-Hung; Lee,Chang-Franw // 2009
In this study, we examine common interactive forms in digital/electronic guides and digital archives and explore such form users' possible control views, using experimental method with a 1x2 ...

Reducing and Perceiving Design Fixation: Initial Results from an NSF-Sponsored Workshop

Linsey, Julie; Tseng, Ian; Fu, Katherine; Cagan, Jonathan; Wood, Kristin // 2009
This study evaluated the effects of design fixation in a group of engineering design faculty, and also provides evidence for approaches to overcome design fixation. Three conditions were compared, a ...

Responses to Product Features: An Affective Neuroscience Perspective

Christoforidou,Despina; Motte,Damien // 2009
Design aesthetics concerns the study of the way the features of a product are perceived by an observer. This paper shows that the moment of perception can be advantageously described with the help of ...

Specifying an Inclusive Model of Product-User Interaction

Mieczakowski, Anna; Langdon, Patrick; Clarkson, P. John // 2009
In order to design more usable and accessible products and services, designers require quick techniques to better understand how people interpret and use different interface features. A triangulated ...

Superteams: Combining Teams in Different Locations

Wilde, Douglass James // 2009
Consider teams, constructed according to Jungian cognition theory, at various locations and that are themselves to be combined into larger "superteams". Combination is done by treating each ...

The Impact of Virtual Environments on Humans Collaboration in Product Design

Mengoni, Maura; Peruzzini, Margherita; Germani, Michele // 2009
Virtual Reality (VR) has quickly evolved over the last years in terms of technological and applicative dimensions. Human-Computer Interaction is particularly meaningful in the design activities ...

Thinking and Re-Thinking Verbal Protocol Analysis in Design Research

Zainal Abidin, Shahriman; Christoforidou, Despina; Liem, Andre // 2009
This paper assesses the appropriateness of verbal protocol analysis (VPA) as a means of analysing design activity. Design activity includes human cognitive abilities such as creativity, synthesis, ...

Time Constraints in Design Idea Generation

Liikkanen, Lassi A.; Björklund, Tua A.; Hämäläinen, Matti M.; Koskinen, Mikko P. // 2009
It is generally believed that time pressure can hamper creative work. For design researchers, this belief is only one of the many time related claims that are short of scientific basis. During ...

Toward a Soft Computing Integrated Intelligent Design Framework

Zha, Xuan F. // 2009
In this paper, a novel integrated intelligent framework is first proposed for virtual product design and prototyping based upon the hybrid intelligent and soft computing techniques. Then, a ...

User Centered Design of a Computer Supported Collaborative Work Environment in an Educational Scenario using Multiple Mouse Inputs: A Case Study

Reddy,Vamshi P; Singh,Kshitiz; Yammiyavar,Pradeep // 2009
Collaborative Education is a concept which is very uncommon to Indian School Education and not much content is developed in order for it to be implemented in classrooms. In this paper we present a ...

What’s a Good Idea? Understanding Evaluation and Selection of New Product Ideas

Gutiérrez, Ernesto; Kihlander, Ingrid; Eriksson, Joakim // 2009
This paper investigates how ideas for new products are evaluated and selected in industrial companies. It is based on an empirical and explorative study in three companies, using qualitative ...

Why is Design Automation Software not Everywhere?

Schotborgh, Wouter; Kokkeler, Frans; Tragter, Hans; van Houten, Fred // 2009
This paper discusses the question how to increase the amount of design automation software in industry. First, the contemporary industrial context is outlined to motivate the need for automation of ...

Comparing and Integrating Methods of Design Activity Documentation Across Synchronous and Asynchronous Modes of Collaborative Work

Eng, N. L.; Bracewell, R. H.; Clarkson, P. J.; Giess, M. D.; McMahon, C. A.; Conway, A. P.; Ion, W. J. // 2008

DECISION MAKING IN DESIGN TEAMS: ANALYSIS OF USED AND REJECTED DECISIONS

Ensici, A.; Bayazit, N.; Badke-Schaub,P.; Lauche, K. // 2008
Nowadays, the majority of designers work as part of a team. During product development designers have to make countless decisions. Design decisions have a tremendous impact on the quality of the ...

ERROR IN ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PROCESS: TOWARDS A COGNITIVE MODEL

Safin, S.; Leclercq, P.; Blavier, A. // 2008
In architectural design process, the human error has a particular status. The later it is detected, the more expensive it is. Moreover, some errors can not be detected given the current state of the ...

INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE DATA BASIS OF DESIGN KNOWLEDGE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN ENGINEERING

Uhlmann, J.; Schulze, E. E. // 2008
The article’s main topic is design knowledge within professional knowledge in design. In order to give a theoretical classification, a scheme is derived from psychology and neurosciences. Thus design ...

MODULARISATION OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CONTENT – PROVIDING USER-SUITABLE DOCUMENTS

Lenhart, M.; Weber, H.; Birkhofer, H. // 2008
This paper introduces a procedural model for the configuration of modular content. The model helps to decrease the amount of effort necessary to generate individual documents for learning and ...

TEACHING AN INTEGRATED NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR ON COGNITIVE PRODUCTS

Shea, K.; Engelhard, M.; Helms, B.; Merz, M. // 2008
This paper describes a new interdisciplinary, project-based seminar at TU Munich, where mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science students create cognitive consumer ...

TEAM COHESION AND PROCESS ASPECTS OF TEAMWORK IN DESIGN

Neumann, A.; Badke-Schaub, P.; Lauche, K. // 2008
This paper describes a new interdisciplinary, project-based seminar at TU Munich, where mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science students create cognitive consumer ...

Boolean Searches

The following examples demonstrate some search strings that use boolean operators:

  • design community
    Find rows that contain at least one of the two words.
  • +design +community
    Find rows that contain both words.
  • +design community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but rank rows higher if they also contain “community”.
  • +design -community
    Find rows that contain the word “design” but not “community”.
  • +design ~community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but if the row also contains the word “community”, rate it lower than if row does not.
  • +design +(>community <decisions)
    Find rows that contain the words “design” and “community”, or “design” and “decisions” (in any order), but rank “design community” higher than “design decisions”
  • design*
    Find rows that contain words such as “design”, “designs”, “designing”, or “designer”.
  • "some words"
    Find rows that contain the exact phrase “some words” (for example, rows that contain “some words of wisdom” but not “some noise words”). Note that the " characters that enclose the phrase are operator characters that delimit the phrase. They are not the quotation marks that enclose the search string itself.

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