DCC'14 Program

All workshops will be held in the Foster Court, Malet Place, London WC1E in rooms 235 and 243, with registration and coffee in room 233. Entrance to Foster Court is off Malet Place

All the conference sessions and poster displays will be held in the Darwin Building, University College London.
Address: Malet Place, London WC1E


Saturday 21 June 2014
0830 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 1230 Workshop 1: Computational Making
0900 - 1230 Workshop 2: Big Data, Machine Learing and Innovative Design
1345 - 1400 Registration
1400 - 1730 Workshop 3: Computable Design Creativity Metrics
1400 - 1730 Workshop 4: Parametric Design Thinking: Cognitive Models and Styles
Sunday 22 June 2014
0830 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 1230 Workshop 5: Design Preference Elicitation
0900 - 1230 Workshop 6: Design Creativity Workshop
1345 - 1400 Registration
1400 - 1730 Workshop 7 Benchmarking Functional Models
1400 - 1730 Workshop 8: Visual Imagery and Creativity: Conceptualization and Assessment

Pre-Conference Mixer - Meet at 7:00pm for informal mixer at the Marquis Cornwallis, ask for DCC14 map (not included in conference registration fee).

Day One

Monday23 June 2014
0800 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 0915 Opening
0915 - 1015

Keynote Speaker
Tony Veale
Computer Science
University College Dublin and
Fudan University Shanghai

1015 - 1045 Break
1045 - 1245

Session 1: Design Synthesis
Chair: Mary Lou Maher
Dynamic structuring in cellular self-organizing systems
Newsha Khani and Yan Jin
Computational design synthesis of aircraft configurations with shape grammars
Matthias Oberhauser, Sky Sartorius, Thomas Gmeiner and Kristina Shea
Spectral (re)construction of urban street networks: Generative design using global information from structure
Somwrita Sarkar
A spatiotemporal mereotopology-based theory for qualitative description in assembly design and sequence planning
Elise Gruhier, Frédéric Demoly and Samuel Gomes

1245 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1545

Session 2: Design Cognition
Chair: Barbara Tversky
Combination of eye tracking and think-aloud in engineering design research
Anne Ruckpaul, Thomas Fürstenhöfer and Sven Matthiesenr
An OTSM-TRIZ based framework towards the computer-aided identification of cognitive processes in design protocolss
Niccolò Becattini, Gaetano Cascini and Federico Rotini
How do interruptions during designing affect design cognition?
John Gero, Hao Jiang, Kinga Dobolyi, Brooke Bellows and Mick Smythwood

The role of conversation and critique within the architectural design process
Pieter Pauwels, Tiemen Strobbe, Jeroen Derboven and Ronald De Meyer

1545 - 1615 Break
1615 - 1830

Session 3: Design Creativity
Chair: Yan Jin
Collaborative creativity: Integration of linkography and analysis of visualization processes
Olesya Blazhenkova and Maria Kozhevnikov
Mental models and creativity in engineering and architectural design teams
Hernan Casakin and Petra Badke-Schaub

Brainstorming versus design reasoning: a theory-driven experimental investigation of creativity, feasibility and value of ideas
Akin Kazakci, Thomas Gillier, Gerald Piat and Armand Hatchuel
Modeling expectation for evaluating surprise in design creativity
Kazjon Grace, Mary Lou Maher, Doug Fisher and Katherine Brady

Computational design creativity evaluation
David C Brown

1930 Reception: UCL Main Building, Gower Street, London WCE1 6BT map

Day Two

Tuesday 24 June 2014
0800 - 0845 Registration
0845 - 1045

Session 4: Design Processes 1
Chair: Patrick Janssen
A multiagent approach to evaluating innovative component selections
Carrie Rebhuhn, Brady Gilchrist, Kagan Tumer, Irem Tumer and Robert Stone
A process model for crowd-sourcing design: A case study in citizen science
Mary Lou Maher, Preece Jennifer, Thomas Yeh, Kazjon Grace, Abigale Stangl and Carol Boston
Collective design: Remixing and visibility
Jeffrey V. Nickerson
A probabilistic approach to conceptual design support
Alberto Giretti, Roberta Ansuini and Massimo Lemma

1045 - 1115 Break
1115 - 1245

Session 5: Design Theory
Chair: Kris Wood
The use and misuse of the concept of affordance
Leonardo Burlamaqui and Andy Dong
Diagnosing wicked problems
Janet Burge and Raymond McCall
On the problem of abduction in design
Ehud Kroll and Lauri Koskela

Situating needs and requirements in a multi-stakeholder context
Gaetano Cascini and Francesca Montagna

1245 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1500

Session 6: Poster Session 1
Chair: Andy Dong
Poster Presentation Schedule Session 1

1500 - 1615 Break Including Poster Viewing
1615 - 18130

Session 7: Design Grammars
Chair: Jeff Nickerson
Analyzing generative design grammars
Corinna Königseder and Kristina Shea
From shape rules to rule schemata and back
Athanassios Economou and Sotirios Kotsopoulos
The inference of generic housing rules: A methodology to explain and recreate Palladian villas, prairie houses and Malagueira houses
Deborah Benros, Jose Duarte and Sean Hanna
Language of the Rascian school: Analyzing Rascian church plans via parallel shape grammar
Djordje Krstic

Generic shape grammars for mass customization of ceramic tableware
Eduardo Castro E Costa and José Pinto Duarte

1930-2200 Conference Dinner
Barbican Conservatory Terrace. Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS, and includes presentation of Best Paper Prizes

Directions from UCL

Day Three

Wednesday 25 June 2014
0845 - 1045

Session 8: Design Support
Chair: Ning Gu
Using text mining techniques to extract rationale from existing documentation
Benjamin Rogers, Yechen Qiao, Gung James, Tanmay Mathur and Janet Burge
Learning from product users, a sentiment rating algorithm
Dilip Raghupathi, Bernard Yannou, Romain Farel and Emilie Poirson
Collaborative evolution of 3D models
Juan Quiroz, Amit Banerjee, Sushil Louis and Sergiu Dascalu
Data transformations in custom digital workflows: Property graphs as a data model for user-defined mappings
Patrick Janssen, Rudi Stouffs, Andre Chaszar, Stefan Boeykens and Bianca Toth

1045 - 1115 Break
1115 - 1245

Session 9: Design Processes 2
Thanos Economou
Application of Function-Behaviour-Structure variables for layout designn
Prasad Bokil
Ontology-based process modelling for design
Andreas Jordan, Georg Grossmann, Wolfgang Mayer, Matt Selway and Markus Stumptner
Studying the sunk cost effect in engineering decision making with serious gaming
Sean Vermillion, Richard Malak, Rachel Smallman and Sherecce Fields
Using a JPG grammar to explore the syntax of a style: An application on Glenn Murcutt’s architecture
Ju Hyun Lee, Michael Ostwald and Ning Gu

1245 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1500

Session 10: Poster Session 2
Chair: Dan McAdams
Poster Presentation Schedule Session 2

1500 - 1600 Break Including Poster Viewing
1600 - 1800

Session 11: Design Ideation
Chair: Vishal Singh
A step beyond to overcome design fixation: A design by analogy approach
Diana Moreno, Alberto Hernández, Maria Yang, Julie Linsey and Kristin Wood
The design study library: Collecting, analyzing and using case studies of biologically inspired design
Ashok Goel, Gongbo Zhang, Bryan Wiltgen, Yuqi Zhang, Swaroop Vattam and Jeannette Yen
A comparison of mechanical engineering and biology students’ ideation and bioinspired design abilities
Joanna Tsenn, Daniel Mcadams and Julie Linsey
A structural equation modeling approach to product innovation
Christopher Hoyle, Irem Tumer and Brady Gilchrist

1800 - 1815 Closing - Presentation of Best Poster and Best Presentation Prizes

Conference Preprints

Conference Poster Abstracts