DCC'10 Program

All sessions will be held in the Institut für Statik und Dynamik der Luft- und Raumfahrtkonstruktionen, Building 27 on the campus of the University of Stuttgart, the building can be found on the University's map of the Vaihingen campus click here or here. All the presentation sessions will be held in the auditorium, 27.02. All the workshops and poster sessions will be held in the same building.


Saturday 10 July 2010
0830 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 1230 Workshop 1: Assessing the Impact of Complexity Science in Design
0900 - 1230 Workshop 2: Design Communication
1345 - 1400 Registration
1400 - 1730 Workshop 3: Understanding Functions
1400 - 1730 Workshop 4: Computational Design Synthesis: Knowledge Representation
Sunday 11 July 2010
0830 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 1230 Workshop 5: Conceptual Computational Design Tools: Bridging the Gap between Abstract Requirements and Concrete Implementation Strategies
0900 - 1230 Workshop 6: Design Creativity
1345 - 1400 Registration
1400 - 1730 Workshop 7: Shape Grammar Implementation: From Theory to Useable Software
1400 - 1730 Workshop 8: Research Methods for Design Cognition

Pre-Conference Mixer - Meet at 6pm for informal mixer at conference site (cash bar).

Day One

Monday 12 July 2010
0800 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 0915 Opening - Chair Prof John Gero
Welcome by Dr Stephan Rudolph, University of Stuttgart
0915 - 1015

Keynote Speaker - Professor Vinod Goel, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, York University and University of Hull
The Brains of Designers

1015 - 1045 Break
1045 - 1245 Session 1: Design Cognition Chair: Yong Se Kim
Seda Yilmaz, Shanna Daly, Colleen Seifert and Richard Gonzalez A comparison of cognitive heuristics use between engineers and industrial designers
Ann Heylighen Studying the unthinkable designer
Seda Yilmaz, Colleen Seifert and Richard Gonzalez Cognitive heuristics in design: Instructional strategies in idea generation
Catherine Elsen, Françoise Darses and Pierre Leclercq An anthropo-based standpoint on mediating objects: Evolution and extension of industrial design practices
1245 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1545 Session 2: Framework Models in Design Chair: Georges Fadel
Gaetano Cascini, Luca Del Frate, Gualtiero Fantoni and Francesca Montagna Beyond the design perspective of Gero's FBS framework
Ewa Grabska and Grazyna Slusarczyk Formal model of computer-aided visual design
Sean Hanna Design agents and the need for high-dimensional perception
Udo Kannengiesser and John Gero A framework for constructive design rationale
1545 - 1615 Break
1615 - 1815 Session 3: Design Creativity Chair: Toshiharu Taura
David Brown The curse of creativity
Stefania Bandini and Giuseppe Vizzari Enabling creativity through innovation challenges: The case of interactive lighting
Céline Conrardy, Roland De Guio and Bruno Zuber Facetwise decomposition of modelling activities in the algorithm for inventive problem solving ARIZ and in evolutionary algorithms
Apeksha Gadwal and Julie Linsey Exploring multiple solutions and multiple analogies to support innovative design
Hiroshi Hasegawa, Yuki Sonoda, Mika Tsukamoto and Yusuke Sato Creative and inventive design support system: Systematic approach and evaluation using quality engineering
1830 Reception: Stuttgart Tower (bus pickup at conference site, dropoff at hotels)

Day Two

Tuesday 13 July 2010
0800 - 0845 Registration
0845 - 1045 Session 4: Line, Plane, Shape, Space in Design Chair: Ruth Conroy Dalton
Gareth Paterson and Chris Earl Line and plane to solid: Analyzing their use in design practice through shape rules
Rosidah Jaafar, Alison McKay, Alan de Pennington and Hau Hing Chau Interactions between brand identity and shape rules
Aswin Indraprastha and Michihiko Shinozaki

Approximate enclosed space using virtual agent

John Harding and Christian Derix Associative spatial networks in architectural design - Artificial cognition of space using neural networks with spectral graph theory
1045 - 1115 Break
1115 - 1245 Session 5: Decision-Making Processes in Design Chair: Walter Hower
Peter Matthews Comparing stochastic design decision belief models: Pointwise versus interval probabilities
Michal Piasecki and Sean Hanna A redefinition of the paradox of choice
Sven Schneider, Jan Ruben Fischer, Reinhard König and Frank Petzold Rethinking automated layout design: Developing a creative evolutionary design method for the layout problems in architecture and urban design
Alvaro Sicilia, Leandro Madrazo and Mar Gonzalez Franco Applying clustering techniques to retrieve housing units from a repository
1245 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1500 Session 6 - Poster Session 1 Chair Sean Hanna
1500 - 1615 Break Including Poster Viewing
1615 - 1815 Session 7: Knowledge and Learning in Design Chair: Markus Stumptner
Thomas Alink, Claudia Eckert, Ruckpaul Anne and Albert Albers Different function breakdowns for one existing product: Experimental results
Yong Chen, Ze-Lin Liu and You-Bai Xie A general knowledge-based framework for conceptual design of multi-disciplinary systems
Madan Mohan Dabbeeru and Amitabha Mukerjee Learning concepts and language for a baby designer
Mukund Kumar and Matthew Campbell Organizing a design space of disparate component topologies
2000-2300 Conference Dinner at conference site (cash bar) - Presentation of Best Paper Prize

Day Three

Wednesday 14 July 2010
0845 - 1045 Session 8: Using Design Cognition Chair: Hsien-Hui Tang
Katerina Alexiou, Theodore Zamenopoulos and Sam Gilbert Imaging the designing brain: A neurocognitive exploration of design thinking
Michael Bittermann A computational design system with cognitive features based on multi-objective evolutionary search with fuzzy information processing
Katarina Borg Gyllenback and Magnus Boman Narrative bridging
Constance Winkelmann and Winfried Hacker Generic non-technical procedures in design problem solving: Is there any benefit to the clarification of task requirements?
Toshiharu Taura, Eiko Yamamoto, Mohd Yusof Nor Fasiha and Yukari Nagai Virtual impression networks for capturing deep impressions
1045 - 1115 Break
1115 - 1245 Session 9: Collaborative/Collective Design Chair: Iestyn Jowers
Mary Lou Maher, Mercedes Paulini and Paul Murty Scaling up: From individual design to collaborative design to collective design
Michael Oren and Stephen Gilbert Building better design teams: Enhancing group affinity to aid collaborative design
Jeff Kan, John Gero and Hsien-Hui Tang Measuring cognitive design activity changes during an industry team brainstorming session
1245 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1500 Session 10 - Poster Session 2 Chair: Dave Brown
1500 - 1600 Break Including Poster Viewing
1600 - 1800 Session 11: Design Generation Chair: Peter Matthews
Frank Hoisl and Kristina Shea Interactive, visual 3D spatial grammars
Pradeep Radhakrishnan and Matthew Campbell A graph grammar based scheme for generating and evaluating planar mechanisms
Anastasia Koltsova and Gerhard Schmitt A case study of script-based techniques in urban planning
Axel Nordin, Damien Motte, Andreas Hopf, Robert Bjärnemo and Claus-Christian Eckhardt Complex product form generation in industrial design: A Voronoi diagram based bookshelf
Jacquelyn Nagel and Robert Stone A computational concept generation technique for biologically inspired engineering design
1800 Closing - Presentation of Best Poster and Best Presentation Prizes