Consensus-Making Support Systems Dedicated to Creative Problem Solving

  title={Consensus-Making Support Systems Dedicated to Creative Problem Solving},
  author={Susumu Kunifuji and Naotaka Kato},
  journal={Int. J. Inf. Technol. Decis. Mak.},
There are many creative thinking manual methods in the world. They are brainstorming method, brain-writing method, mind mapping, NM method, Equivalent Transformation method, KJ method, etc. Human thinking process for creative problem solving consists of four sub-processes. They are divergent thinking sub-process, convergent thinking sub-process, idea crystallization sub-process, and idea verification sub-process. In accordance with this proposal, most Japanese research and development is… 

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