Simulating Social Cycling Experience in Design Research

  • Nan YangEmail author
  • Gerbrand van Hout
  • Loe Feijs
  • Wei Chen
  • Jun Hu
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1026)


This paper shows an experimental simulation system that simulates the experience of social cycling in the process of design research. The system has been used in two iterative studies to evaluate different design concepts related to cycling and social interaction. We introduce the build and implementation of the simulation system and discuss the role of an experimental prototype in design research.


Social interaction Simulation Design research Prototyping Experimental prototype 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nan Yang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gerbrand van Hout
    • 2
  • Loe Feijs
    • 1
  • Wei Chen
    • 3
  • Jun Hu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial DesignEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Obesity CentreCatharina HospitalEindhovenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Electronic EngineeringFudan UniversityShanghaiChina

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