Generative Design Ideation: A Natural Language Generation Approach

  title={Generative Design Ideation: A Natural Language Generation Approach},
  author={Qihao Zhu and Jianxi Luo},
This paper aims to explore a generative approach for knowledge-based design ideation by applying the latest pre-trained language models in artificial intelligence (AI). Specifically, a method of fine-tuning the generative pre-trained transformer using the USPTO patent database is proposed. The AI-generated ideas are not only in concise and understandable language but also able to synthesize the target design with external knowledge sources with controllable knowledge distance. The method is… 

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