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PIEp EDU: Education for Product Innovation

Grimheden, Martin // 2009
This paper presents results from the first two years of a large attempt at changing Swedish higher education - a system change toward synthesis, creativity, product innovation and entrepreneurship. ...

Providing Value to a Business Using a Lightweight Design System to Support Knowledge Reuse by Designers

Reed, Nicholas J.; Scanlan, James P.; Wills, Gary B.; Halliday, Steven T. // 2009
This paper describes an alternative approach to knowledge based systems in engineering than traditional geometry or explicit knowledge focused systems. Past systems have supported product ...

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 ...

Risk Management in New Product Development Projects: Taking Creativity into Consideration

Sperandio, Severine; Robin, Vincent; Girard, Philippe // 2009
Innovation or New Development Product (NPD) corresponds to the application of new and creative ideas. The innovation process is always a rhythm of search and selection, exploration and synthesis, ...

Role playing and collaborative scenario development

Diaz, Lily; Salmi, Anna; Reunanen, Markku // 2009
Collaborative design activity can provide creative design solutions as well as be a source of enrichment for all participants. Nevertheless, instantiating collaboration among team members coming from ...

Stimulating a creative approach to learning about a manufacturing process

Loy, Jennifer Elizabeth // 2009
As educators, we understand the theory of student-centered learning, but translating that into practical projects for students is a challenge compared to traditional lecturer-led, exam based ...

Stimulating Creativity: A More Practical Alternative to TRIZ

Howard, Thomas James; Culley, Stephen J; Dekoninck, Elies A // 2009
Being able to stimulate creative ideas on demand is a desire for engineers, scientists and artists alike. Creative stimulus in the form of the TRIZ inventive principles have shown much potential, ...

Study on Personal Characteristics and Affordance Perception: Another Case Study

Kim, Yong Se; Lee, Seongil; Park, Jeong Joo; Kim, Min Kyoung; Kim, Mee // 2009
Affordances could be regarded as an underlying value aspect for human-centered product, space, and service design. User activities in performing tasks are influenced by the way the user perceives the ...

Style-branding, aesthetic design DNA

Eves, Bob; Hewitt, Jon // 2009
This paper is a continuation from papers presented at previous PDE, EPDE and SEED conferences. The paper outlines research being developed by the Creative Design Research Group and taught on design ...

Suggestion Systems for Engineering Designers - a Case Study

Detterfelt, Jonas; Lovén, Eva; Lakemeond, Nicolette // 2009
Creativity is an important characteristic of engineering design and one can learn much about creative methods for solving design problems in the literature. In reality, however, the spontaneous ...

Teaching sustainable design through a creative approach to technology and recycling

Sazhina, Elena; Manzanares, Elizabeth // 2009
A recent study to integrate sustainable development into teaching process for undergraduate and postgraduate students at School of Environment and Technology (SET), Faculty of Science and Engineering ...

The Integration of Systems Levels and Design Activities to Position Creativity Support Tools

Howard,Thomas; Culley,Steve ; Dekoninck, Elies // 2009
When beginning to investigate `creativity in detailed design' it becomes apparent that the literature and discourse regarding the terms; conceptual and detailed design are confused at a point or ...

The Potential of Creativity Metrics for Mechanical Engineering Concept Design

Oman, Sarah; Tumer, Irem Y. // 2009
This paper endeavors to describe how creativity factors into engineering demand for creative products in all domains has increased dramatically in the last decade, warranting the need for a method to ...

The significance of purchasing behavioural characteristics on sustainable design education of students

Hunt, Clive; Reynolds, Tim James // 2009
More and more businesses appear to be adopting the societal (or sustainable) marketing concept as their business philosophy. This is an attempt to increase their competitiveness and promote their ...

The use of creativity methods for Industrial Design problem solving,

Moghaddam, Nasrin; Ajdari, Alireza // 2009
In this paper several approaches of creativity would be reviewed and then evaluated. The goal of the paper is to find a range of creativity methods which would be more suitable for designers. Based ...

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 ...

Towards a New Disciplinary Framework for contemporary Design Practice

Dykes, Tommy; Rodgers, Paul Anthony; Smyth, Michael // 2009
This paper argues for a consistent and new design specific disciplinary framework that will provide a better understanding of emergent design practice. Design today is characterised by a blurring of ...

Understanding Idealogging: The Use and Perception of Logbooks within a Capstone Engineering Design Course

Currano, Rebecca Maria; Leifer, Larry // 2009
This paper documents phase-2 of a broad study of the impact of idealog media on the creative design process. The paper summarizes initial findings on the use and perceived value of paper-based ...

Understanding innovativeness by encapsulating creativity in higher engineering education

Berglund, Anders // 2009
Innovativeness implies willingness of individuals to support new ideas, creativity and experimentation with impact to change traditional practices. From past studies innovativeness has been brought ...

Use Scenarios for Digital Design Studios of the Future

van Doorn, Ellemieke; Horváth, Imre // 2009
This paper presents the results of an explorative study concerning the possible use and development of scenarios for future digital design studios. Although it is difficult to forecast the future, ...

Validation of Environment-Based Design (EBD) through Protocol Analysis Experiment

Feng, Di; Zeng, Yong // 2009
In this paper, design data from a protocol analysis experiment is used to validate that Environment-Based Design (EBD) is a descriptive model of design. The EBD is developed as a design methodology ...

Virtual Modeling of Concept Generation Process for Understanding and Enhancing the Nature of Design Creativity

Yamamoto, Eiko; Goka, Masanori; Mohd Yusof, Nor Fasiha; Taura, Toshiharu; Nagai, Yukari // 2009
In this study, we attempt to capture the nature of the concept generation process by finding an effective thinking pattern for creativity. We consider a space composed of chain processes of concepts ...

VIS-able: a visual research gallery to provide inspiration for beautiful (and therefore usable) objects

Grundy, Catherine Anne; Blake, Andrew // 2009
This paper describes an important stage in the development of an on-line Visual Research Gallery, known as VIS-able. The web site is intended to inspire creative solutions across a range of design ...

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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