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Cascading Evolutionary Morphological Charts for Holistic Ideation Framework

Abstract The main objective of this project was to create a framework for holistic ideation and investigate the technical issues involved in its implementation. In previous research, logical ideation methods were explored, ideation states were identified, and tentative set of ideation blocks with strategies were incorporated in an interactive software testbed. As a subsequent study, in this research, intuitive methods and their strategies were investigated and characterized, a framework to organize the components of ideation (both logical and intuitive) was devised, and different ideation methods were implemented based on the framework. One of the major contributions of this research is the method by which information passes between different ideati... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Chen, Ying (Author) / Shah, Jami (Advisor) / Huebner, Kenneth (Committee member) / Davidson, Joseph (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Mechanical engineering / Design / computer framework / Holistic Ideation / Intuitive ideation methods / Morphological Charts / random connection analogical reasoning / reframing restructuring
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 144 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Mechanical Engineering 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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