DCC'18 Program


Saturday 30 June 2018
0830 - 0900 Registration, Hall Aula Magna
0900 - 1230 Workshop 1: Design descriptions: Disruptive technologies in future design & development systems
0900 - 1230 Workshop 2: Co-Creation
1230 -1345 Lunch can be purchased in the same builidng
1345 - 1400 Registration, Hall Aula Magna
1400 - 1730 Workshop 3: Agent-Based Modeling in Design
1400 - 1730 Workshop 4: Design Cognition and Design Education
Sunday 1 July 2018
0830 - 0900 Registration, Hall Aula Magna
0900 - 1230 Workshop 5: Systems Design Thinking
0900 - 1230 Workshop 6: Measuring Design Cognition
0900 - 1230 Workshop 7: Designing with AI
1230 - 1345 Lunch can be purchased in the same builidng
1345 - 1400 Registration, Hall Aula Magna
1400 - 1730 Workshop 8: Learning Design Representations: Deep Learning and Beyond
1400 - 1730 Workshop 9: Neurophysiological Measures and Biometric Analyses in Design Research

19:00 Pre-Conference Mixer Come and meet conference attendees before the conference. We have reserved space at Il Ristorante Soqquadro, 7 Piazza Era - 10 minute walk from the conference site in the name of DCC (not included in conference registration fee) map.

Day One

Monday 2 July 2018, Hall Aula Magna
0800 - 0900 Registration, Hall Aula Magna
0900 - 0915 Opening
0915 - 1015

Keynote Speaker
Anna Abraham
Professor of Psychology at Leeds Beckett University

1015 - 1045 Break
1045 - 1245

Session 1: New Design Methods
Chair: Jean-Francois Boujut
Towards the Rapid Design of Engineered Systems Through Deep Neural Networks
Christopher McComb

Deep Component-based Neural Network Energy Modelling for Early Design Stage Prediction
Sundaravelpandian Singaravel and Philipp Geyer
Unsuccessful Search: An fMRI Investigation of Analogical Reasoning and Impasse During Design Concept Generation
Kosa Goucher-Lambert, Jarrod Moss and Jonathan Cagan
Designing With and For the Crowd: A Study of Design Processes in NatureNet
Stephen MacNeil, Sarah Abdellahi, Mary Lou Maher, Jin Goog Kim, Mohammad Mahzoon and Kazjon Grace
A Comparison of Tree Search Method for Graph Topology Design Problems
Ada-Rhodes Short, Bryony Dupont and Matt Campbell

1245 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1545

Session 2: Design Cognition – Design Approaches
Chair: Madeleine Grealy
Extroversion of Co-Design Cognition through Immersive Retrospection
Tomás Dorta, Emmanuel Beaudry-Marchand and Davide Pierini
Demystifying the Creative Qualities of Evolving Actions in Design Reasoning Processes
Tamir El-Khouly
The Effect of Tangible Interaction on Spatial Design Tasks
Jingoog Kim, Mary Maher and Lina Lee
Side-by-side Human-Computer Design using a Tangible User Interface
Matt Law, Nikhil Dhawan, Hyunseung Bang, So-Yeon Yoon, Daniel Selva and Guy Hoffman

1545 - 1615 Break
1615 - 1800

Session 3: Design Synthesis
Chair: Dan McAdams
Explicit vs Implicit: A Comparative Analysis of Generative Models with Different Level of Embedded Constraints in Building Optimization Designs
Likai Wang, Patrick Janssen and Guohua Ji
Exploring the Feature Space to Aid Learning in Design Space Exploration
Hyunseung Bang, Lily Shi, So-Yeon Yoon, Guy Hoffman and Daniel Selva
Model Synthesis for Voxel Models

Matvey Khokhlov, Immanuel Koh and Jeffrey Huang
Modelling Collaboration in Parameter Design using Multiagent Learning
Daniel Hulse, Kagan Tumer, Christopher Hoyle and Irem Tumer

1900 Reception

Day Two

Tuesday 3 July 2018, Hall Aula Magna
0800 - 0830 Registration, Hall Aula Magna
0830 - 1030

Session 4: Design Theory
Chair: Dave Brown
Model-based abduction in designs
Lauri Koskela and Ehud Kroll
Ekphrasis as the Basis for a Framework of Creative Designing
Udo Kannengiesser and John Gero
Notes for an Improvisational Specification of Design Spaces
Alexandros Charidis
Designing Transfer Reinforcement Learning Mechanisms for Autonomous Collision Avoidance
Xiongqing Liu and Yan Jin

1030 - 1100 Break
1100 - 1230

Session 5: Design Cognition – Designer Behaviors
Chair: Peter Lloyd
Building a Social-Cognitive Framework for Design: Personality and Design Self-Efficacy Effects on Pro-Design Behaviors
Hristina Milojevic and Yan Jin
Cognitive Style and Field Knowledge in Complex Design Problem Solving: A Comparative Case Study of Decision Support Systems
Yuan Ling Zi Shi, Hyunseung Bang, Guy Hoffman, Daniel Selva and So-Yeon Yoon
What Do Experienced Practitioners Discuss When Designing Product/Service Systems?
Abhijna Neramballi, Tomohiko Sakao and John Gero
Design Cognition During Perception of Architectural Drawings: Gaze Control Differences Between Architect and Non-architects
Canan Colaco and Cengiz Acarturk

1230 - 1345 Lunch
1345 - 1430

Session 6: Poster Session 1
Chair: Madeleine Grealy

Poster presentations - list of posters

1430 - 1530 Break Including Poster Viewing
1530 - 1730

Session 7: Design Grammars
Chair: Kristi Shea
Monitoring China’s City Expansion in the Urban-Rural Fringe: A Generative Grammar for Binjiang District in Hangzhou
Ruichen Ni and Jose Duarte
On John Portman's Atria: Two Exercises in Hotel Composition
Heather Ligler and Athanassios Economou
Composite Shape Rules
Rudi Stouffs
A Probabilistic Model to Compute Variation and Diversity in the Typology of Ancient Libraries
Myrsini Mamoli
Grammars for Making Revisited
Djordje Krstic

1930 and 1945

Bus to Conference Dinner


Conference Dinner at l'Altro Griso if walking go to Viale Italia 24 and take the Hotel Griso elevator (map)

Day Three

Wednesday 4 July 2018, Hall Aula Magna
0845 - 1045

Session 8: Design Processes
Chair: Ehud Kroll

Rule-based Systems in Adaptation Processes: The Adaptation of Office Buildings into Housing in the Urban Context of Milan
Camilla Guerritore and Josè P. Duarte
Using Argumentative, Semantic Grammar for Capture of Design Rationale
Raymond McCall
Identifying Design Rationale Using Ant Colony Optimization

Miriam Lester and Janet Burge
Biased Decision Making in Realistic Extra-Procedural Nuclear Control Room Scenarios
Emil Andersen, Igor Kozine and Anja Maier

1045 - 1115 Break
1115 - 1245

Session 9: Design Modeling
Ewa Grabska
Exploring the Effect of Experience on Team Behaviour: A Computational Approach
Marija Majda Perisic, Mario Storga and John Gero
The Effect of Managerial Intervention on Engineering Design Team Performance
Joshua Gyory, Jonathan Cagan and Kenneth Kotovsky
A Study in Function Modeling Preferences and its Variation with Designer Expertise and Product Types
Xiaoyang Mao, Chiradeep Sen and Cameron Turner
Redefining Supports: Extending Mass Customization with Digital Tool to Push the Limit of Collaborative Residential Design Process

Tian Tian Lo, Basem Eid Mohamed and Marc Aurel Schnabel

1245 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1500

Session 10: Poster Session 2
Chair: Kris Wood

Posters presentations - list of posters

1500 - 1600 Break Including Poster Viewing
1600 - 1800

Session 11: Design and Visualization
Chair: Diann Brei
Information Visualisation Evaluation with Engineering Project Managers - A Qualitative Insight-Based Approach
Nataliya Mogles, Lia Emanuel, Chris Snider, James Gopsill, Sian Joel-Edgar, Kevin Robinson, Ben Hicks, David Jones and Linda Newnes
A Visualisation Tool to Investigate the Interplay of External and Internal Processes
Mia Ardiati Tedjosaputro and Yi Teng Shih
Visual Interaction Design to Make Sense of Multiple Heterogeneous Timestamped Streams of Design Activity and Outcome Records
Yasuhiro Yamamoto and Kumiyo Nakakoji
Aesthetic and Style-Oriented Evolutionary Design of Architectural Objects

Agnieszka Mars, Ewa Grabska, Grażyna Ślusarczyk and Barbara Strug
Creative Sketching Apprentice: Supporting Conceptual Shifts in Sketch Ideation
Nicholas Davis, Pegah Karimi, Kazjon Grace and Mary Lou Maher

1800 - 1815 Closing - Presentation of Best Poster and Best Presentation Prizes

Conference Preprints for registrants only (download)

Conference Poster Abstracts for registrants only (download)