DCC'08 Program

All sessions will be held in the Christopher W Klaus Advanced Computing Building (KACB) on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology at 266 Ferst Drive, the building can be found on the Georgia Tech campus interactive map click here. All the presentation sessions will be held in the auditorium, KACB 1116.


Saturday 21 June 2008
0830 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 1230 Workshop 1: Generative Urban Design location KACB 1212
0900 - 1230 Workshop 2: Design Thinking location KACB 2456
0900 - 1230 Doctoral Symposium - 1 location KACB 1116
1345 - 1400 Registration
1400 - 1730 Workshop 3: Informing Computational Support for Conceptual Design: Lessons Learned from Sketching Studies location KACB 2447
1400 - 1730 Doctoral Symposium - 2 location KACB 1116
Sunday 22 June 2008
0830 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 1230 Workshop 4: Design Creativity location KACB 2456
0900 - 1230 Workshop 5: Form-Making versus Form-Finding: Distributed Cognition and the Affordances of Design Media location KACB 1212
0900 - 1230 Doctoral Smposium - 3 location KACB 1116
1345 - 1400 Registration
1400 - 1730 Workshop 6: High Tech/High Touch: Digital and Analog Design Tools location KACB 1202
1400 - 1730 Workshop 7: IT in Design location KACB 1315
1400 - 1730 Doctoral Symposium - 4 location KACB 1116

Pre-Conference Mixer - Meet at 6pm for informal mixer at Cypress Street Pint and Plate, 817 West Peachtree Street (really on the corner of Cyprus and 6th Streets), 2 blocks from the conference hotel and just behind the Biltmore Hotel website.

Day One

Monday 23 June 2008
0800 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 0915 Opening - Chair Prof John Gero
Welcome by Professor Ashok Goel on behalf of the Georgia Institute of Technology
0915 - 1015

Keynote Speaker - Professor Mary Lou Maher, Program Director, Creative IT, US National Science Foundation
Creative IT: Does IT Enhance Creativity or Does Creativity Enhance IT?
Introduced by Professor Terry Winograd, Stanford University

1015 - 1045 Break
1045 - 1245 Session 1: Shape Grammars Chair Duska Rosenberg
Seth Orsborn, Jonathan Cagan and Peter Boatwright Automating the Creation of Shape Grammar Rules
Francois Grobler, Ajla Aksamija, Hyunjoo Kim, Ramesh Krishnamurti, Kui Yue and Casey Hickerson Ontologies and Shape Grammars: Communication Between Knowledge-Based and Generative Systems
Sungwoo Lim, Miquel Prats, Scott Chase and Steve Garner Categorisation of Designs According to Preference Values for Shape Rules
Kui Yue and Ramesh Krishnamurti A Technique for Implementing a Computation-Friendly Shape Grammar Interpreter
Djordje Krstic Approximating Shapes with Topologies
1245 - 1400 Lunch + GVU/COA Poster Session
1400 - 1545 Session 2: Design Cognition - 1 Chair Hsien-Hui Tang
Jeffrey Nickerson, James Corter, Barbara Tversky, Doris Zahner and Yun Jin Rho Diagrams as a Tool in the Design of Information Systems
Ameya Athavankar Form as a Visual Encounter: Using Eye Movement Studies for Design Reasoning
Maria Kozhevnikov, Jodie Royan, Olesya Blazhenkova and Andrey Gorbunov The Role of Immersivity in Three-Dimensional Mental Rotation
Christoph Hölscher and Ruth Conroy Dalton Comprehension of Layout Complexity : Effects of Architectural Expertise and Mode of Presentation
1545 - 1615 Break
1615 - 1815 Session 3: Knowledge-Based Design Chair Markus Stumptner
Stefania Bandini, Andrea Bonomi and Fabio Sartori Guitar Hero: A Knowledge-Based System to Support Creativity in the Design and Manufacturing of Electric Guitars
Madan Mohan Dabbeeru and Amitabha Mukerjee Discovering Implicit Constraints in Design
Janet Burge and James Kiper Capturing Collaborative Design Decisions and Rationale
Matthias Uflacker and Alexander Zeier Setting Up The Situated Function-Behaviour-Structure Framework For User-Centered Software Design
Benjamin Caldwell, Chiradeep Sen, Gregory Mocko, Joshua Summers and Georges Fadel Empirical Examination of the Functional Basis and Design Repository
1830 Reception

Day Two

Tuesday 24 June 2008
0800 - 0845 Registration
0845 - 1045 Session 4: Sketching, Diagrams and Visualization Chair Andrew Li
Françoise Darses, Anais Mayeur, Catherine Elsen and Pierre Leclercq Is There Anything to Expect from 3D CAAD Views in Sketching Support Tools?
Zafar Bilda and John Gero Idea Development Can Occur Using Imagery Only
Uday Athavankar, Prasad Bokil, Guruprasad Kuppu Rao, Rajendra Patsute and Susmita Sharma Yadhav Reaching Out in the Mind's Space
Michael Helms and Ashok Goel From Diagrams to Design: Overcoming Knowledge Acquisition Barriers for Case Based Reasoning in Design
Athanassios Economou and Thomas Grasl Unraveling Complexity: A Computational Approach for the Generation of All Underlying Structures of Three-Dimensional Shapes with an n-Fold Symmetry Axis
1045 - 1115 Break
1115 - 1245 Session 5: Design Creativity Chair Yong Se Kim
Swaroop Vattam, Michael Helms and Ashok Goel Compound Analogical Design: Interaction Between Problem Decopmposition and Analogical Transfer in Biologically Inspired Design
Amit Banerjee, Juan Quiroz and Sushil Louis A Model of Creative Design Using Collaborative Interactive Genetic Algorithms
Andrés Gómez de Silva Garza and Arám Zamora Lores An Evolutionary Process Model for Design Style Imitation
1245 - 1400 Break
1400 - 1530 Session 6 - Poster Session 1 Chair Chuck Eastman
1530 - 1615 Break Including Poster Viewing
1615 - 1815 Session 7: Design Cognition - 2 Chair Uday Athavankar
Hsien-Hui Tang and Yu-Ying Lee Using Design Paradigms to Evaluate the Collaborative Design Process of Traditional and Digital Media
Jeremiah Still and Veronica Dark An Empirical Investigation of Affordances and Conventions
Tsai-Yun Mou and Chun-Heng Ho Novices’ Satisfactory Design: Some Implications for Performance and Satisficing in Character Design
Yan Jin and Mathieu Geslin Roles of Negotiation Protocol and Strategy in Collaborative Design
1900-2200 Conference Dinner (cash bar) - Presentation of Best Paper Prize

Day Three

Wednesday 25 June 2008
0845 - 1045 Session 8: Design Support Chair Dave Brown
Franz Maier, Arndt Muehlenfeld, Markus Stumptner and Wolfgang Mayer Ontology-Based Process Modelling for Design Optimisation Support
Somwrita Sarkar, Andy Dong and John Gero Learning Symbolic Formulations in Design Optimization
Tolga Kurtoglu, Albert Swantner and Matthew Campbell Automating the Conceptual Design Process: From Black-Box To Component Selection
Xiong Wang and Andy Dong A Case Study of Computing Appraisals in Design Text
Carole Bouchard, Jean-Francois Omhover, Céline Mougenot, Ameziane Aoussat and Stephen Westerman TRENDS: A Content-Based Information Retrieval System for Designers
1045 - 1115 Break
1115 - 1245 Session 9: Spatial Configuration Chair Ramesh Krishnamurti
Anna Laskari, Sean Hanna and Christian Derix Urban Identity Through Quantifiable Spatial Attributes
Kinda Al_Sayed, Ruth Conroy Dalton and Christoph Hoelscher Discursive and Non-Discursive Design Processes
Jan Halatsch, Antje Kunze and Gerhard Schmitt Using Shape Grammars for Master Planning
1245 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1530 Session 10 - Poster Session 2 Chair Andy Dong
1530 - 1615 Break Including Poster Viewing
1615 - 1745 Session 11: The Virtual and the Physical Chair Ellen Do
Maura Mengoni and Michele Germani Interacting with Virtual Prototypes Coherently with the Design Intent
Rui Chen and Xiangyu Wang Conceptualizing Tangible Augmented Reality Systems for Design Learning
Daniel Cardoso and Lawrence Sass Generative Fabrication: Discussing Creativity in the Age of Digital Machinery
1745 - 1800 Closing - Presentation of Best Poster and Best Presentation Prizes