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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2023, Volume 2: 43rd Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), V002T02A061, August 20–23, 2023
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2023-115081
...Proceedings of the ASME 2023 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC-CIE2023 August 20-23, 2023, Boston, Massachusetts DETC2023-115081 PERCEIVED COMPLEXITY OF 3D SHAPES FOR SPATIAL VISUALIZATION TASKS: HUMANS VS GENERATIVE...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2022, Volume 2: 42nd Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), V002T02A089, August 14–17, 2022
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2022-91212
... spatial visualization complexity VR symmetry Abstract The objective of this work is to explore the perceived complexity of 3D shapes used in spatial visualization tasks and leverage Machine Learning to create a model that can predictthis perceived complexity using the visual features...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2021, Volume 5: 26th Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference (DFMLC), V005T05A018, August 17–19, 2021
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2021-70917
...; Approximately one-third of anthropogenic greenhouse gas Product Development; Complexity emissions from energy and processing are from making products 1. INTRODUCTION and chemicals. These emissions can be lowered if they are According to the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel deliberately considered...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2021, Volume 6: 33rd International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology (DTM), V006T06A050, August 17–19, 2021
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2021-71917
... decomposition complexity modularization interface design systems engineering Abstract Decomposition is a dominant design strategy because it enables complex problems to be broken up into more manageable modules. However, although it is well known that complex systems are rarely fully...
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Proc. ASME. DETC99, Volume 1: 25th Design Automation Conference, 1153-1163, September 12–16, 1999
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC99/DAC-8569
... of design axioms. One major vulnerability is complexity which can be addressed in the context of the Information Axiom. In this paper, we identified three components of design complexity: coupling, variability, and correlation. We used information measures as complexity measures and derived mathematical...
Topics: Design
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2001, Volume 4: 13th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, 147-154, September 9–12, 2001
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2001/DTM-21697
... a structural model of complexity. Comparison is made with information based measures of the complexity of designs and processes. Complexity planning similarity connectivity Proceedings of DETC'01 ASME 2001 Design Engineering Technical Conference and Computers and Information in Engineering...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2020, Volume 9: 40th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), V009T09A047, August 17–19, 2020
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2020-22009
... Abstract Product architecting involves conceptual system design, module identification (clustering) and product layout design. In this paper, we propose a new extended version of the previously introduced Integrated Modularization Methodology (IMM) that integrates technical complexity...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2013, Volume 5: 25th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology; ASME 2013 Power Transmission and Gearing Conference, V005T06A032, August 4–7, 2013
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2013-12581
... innovative design adaptive model complexity activity value In this paper, we introduced an activity-based adaptive process model that views innovative design as a complex adaptive system. Instead of predefining the process architecture, we constructed the model framework by adaptively...
Topics: Design
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2013, Volume 1: 15th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies; 10th International Conference on Design Education; 7th International Conference on Micro- and Nanosystems, V001T04A012, August 4–7, 2013
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2013-12301
...CORRELATING PROBLEM/PROCESS EXAM QUESTION COMPLEXITY TO ANTICIPATED EFFORT: A MODELING PROTOCOL Samantha Thoe Research Assistant CEDAR Group Department of Mechanical Engineering Clemson University Clemson, South Carolina 29634-0921 sthoe@clemson.edu Joshua D. Summers Professor and CoES IDEaS...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2012, Volume 7: 9th International Conference on Design Education; 24th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, 551-558, August 12–15, 2012
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2012-71408
... This paper describes a design exercise that was conducted to investigate what, if any, correlation exists between the functional complexity of a given artifact and its associated physical complexity as defined by design for manufacturing principles. Nine electromechanical consumer products were...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2011, Volume 9: 23rd International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology; 16th Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference, 55-64, August 28–31, 2011
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2011-47481
... 13 06 2012 The purpose of this paper is to investigate if early stage function models of design can be used to predict the market-value of a commercial product. In previous research, several metrics of complexity of graph-based product models have been proposed and suitably chosen...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2009, Volume 2: 29th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Parts A and B, 209-218, August 30–September 2, 2009
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2009-86525
... Swarm Theory Complexity Complex Adaptive Systems For the last half century scientists have been discovering the biological complexities of colonies of ants, termites, bees and other insects. Although these colonies are composed of individuals with limited physical and intellectual...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2009, Volume 8: 14th Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference; 6th Symposium on International Design and Design Education; 21st International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, Parts A and B, 1221-1234, August 30–September 2, 2009
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2009-86840
... hypermedia graph diagram complexity design flow visual literacy Engineering design thinking combines concepts from heterogeneous sources like personal experience, colleagues, digital and hardcopy media. Despite this challenge, modes of thinking across levels of abstraction through...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2007, Volume 3: 19th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology; 1st International Conference on Micro- and Nanosystems; and 9th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Tire Technologies, Parts A and B, 329-342, September 4–7, 2007
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2007-34761
... 22 05 2009 This paper reports on an exploratory study of how the architecture of a software product evolves over time. Because software is embedded in many of today’s complex products, and it is prone to relatively rapid change, it is instructive to study software architecture...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2004, Volume 1: 30th Design Automation Conference, 29-38, September 28–October 2, 2004
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2004-57050
... The current practice in problem decomposition assumes that (1) design problems can be rationally decomposed a priori and (2) decomposition can usefully result in complexity reduction a priori . However, this assumption is not always true in reality. In response to this concern...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2003, Volume 3a: 8th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 265-271, September 2–6, 2003
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2003/DFM-48159
... There is no doubt that today’s mechanical systems are complex. Mechanical systems tend towards greater complexity as each component interacts with a larger number of neighboring components. This structure of interaction permits function-sharing of the components — one of the hallmarks...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2003, Volume 3b: 15th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, 525-532, September 2–6, 2003
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2003/DTM-48648
... A feature of good modularity is the ease of changing a module within a product. Existing modularity methods use subjective or qualitative attributes to evaluate architectures. We develop a method to relatively compare proposed product architectures according to design complexity. Our metric...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2005, Volume 2: 31st Design Automation Conference, Parts A and B, 719-727, September 24–28, 2005
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2005-85284
... detailed as the process matures. In this paper, we apply a systems complexity analysis methodology to track the evolution of information complexity for several design process workflows. We used a frame-slot based model to store parametric design information, defined the size and link complexity measures...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2005, Volume 5a: 17th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, 341-350, September 24–28, 2005
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: DETC2005-85435
... Design changes can be surprisingly complex. We examine the problems they cause and discuss the problems involved in predicting how changes propagate, based on empirical studies. To assist this analysis we distinguish between (a) a static background of connectivities (b) descriptions of designs...