A content account of creative analogies in biologically inspired design

@article{Vattam2010ACA,
  title={A content account of creative analogies in biologically inspired design},
  author={Swaroop Vattam and Michael E. Helms and Ashok K. Goel},
  journal={Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing},
  year={2010},
  volume={24},
  pages={467 - 481}
}
Abstract The growing movement of biologically inspired design is driven in part by the need for sustainable development and in part by the recognition that nature could be a source of innovation. Biologically inspired design by definition entails cross-domain analogies from biological systems to problems in engineering and other design domains. However, the practice of biologically inspired design at present typically is ad hoc, with little systemization of either biological knowledge for the… 

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