Simon Dewulf

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This paper presents a bioinspiration approach that is able to scalably leverage the ever-growing body of biological information in natural-language format. The ideation tool AskNature, developed by the Biomimicry 3.8 Institute, is expanded with an algorithm for automated classification of biological strategies into the Biomimicry Taxonomy, a three-level,(More)
A large part of the strength and power of TRIZ exists because the methodology was constructed on the foundations provided by the analysis of a substantial number of patents. Around 1985, however, this analysis was for the most part halted and the research focus was shifted to other important areas. In using some of the TRIZ tools on today’s problems – in a(More)
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