Extraction and Transfer of Biological Analogies for Creative Concept Generation

  title={Extraction and Transfer of Biological Analogies for Creative Concept Generation},
  author={Hyunmin Cheong and Ivey Chiu and L. H. Shu},
Biomimetic design, which borrows ideas from nature to solve engineering problems, has been identified as a promising method of concept generation. However, there are still many challenges. Previous research has revealed that novice designers have difficulties in extracting the analogical strategy present in biological phenomena and mapping the strategy even if the strategy is provided. This research, therefore, attempts to develop tools that could assist novice designers to execute effective… 

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