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Examines design as a key step in different disciplines of science, engineering, management, and architecture
Provides a systematic approach towards finding appropriate design methods
Covers design and the evolution of appropriate design processes
Design is eminent throughout different disciplines of science, engineering, humanities, and art. However, within these disciplines, the way in which the term design is understood and applied differs significantly. There still is a profound lack of interdisciplinary research on this issue. The same term is not even guaranteed to carry the same meaning as soon as one crosses over to other disciplines. Therefore, related synergies between disciplines remain largely unexplored and unexploited.This book will address design in the hope of promoting a deeper understanding of it across various disciplines, and to support Design Science as a discipline, which attempts to cover the vast number of currently isolated knowledge sources.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Design - Design Research - Design Science - Design of Minds - Designer - Designer Drugs - Dialogical Design - Modeling - Sound-Color-Space Project - Verification - applied virtuality - computer games - design of music visualization