Computer Technology Journal
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Computing and Information Science
Researchers from University of Missouri publish new studies and findings in the area of computing and information science
April 21st, 2008
According to a study from the United States, "This paper describes how a design repository can be used as a concept generation tool by drawing upon archived function-based design knowledge. Modern design methodologies include several types of activities to formally generate design concepts."
"Typical concept generation methods range from open-ended creative brainstorming activities to quantitative function-component analysis. A combination of two such methods-the chi-matrix and morphological matrix techniques-is the basis for this work. Building on existing functionality of the design repository, desired product functions can be specified in a search of stored design...
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Source: Computer Technology Journal (2008-04-21)