Interaction-based Invention: Designing Novel Devices from First Principles


designs is distinguished, not just by the first principles he knows, but by the way he uses these principles and how he focusses the search for novel devices among an overwhelming space of possibilities. We propose that an appropriate focus for design is the network of qualitative interactions between quantities, (called an interaction topology), used by a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/3-540-53104-1_37


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