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brAInstorm: Intelligent Assistance in Group Idea Generation

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In order to generate valuable innovations, it is important to come up with potential beneficial ideas. A well-known method for collective idea generation is Brainstorming and with Electronic Brainstorming, individuals can virtually brainstorm. However, an effective Brainstorming facilitation always needs a moderator. In our research, we designed and implemented a virtual moderator that can automatically facilitate a Brainstorming session. We used various artificial intelligence functions, like natural language processing, machine learning and reasoning and created a comprehensive Intelligent Moderator (IMO) for virtual Brainstorming.

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This paper is part of a project called DETHIS – Design Thinking for Industrial Services, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF); Grant # 01FJ15100.

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Strohmann, T., Siemon, D., Robra-Bissantz, S. (2017). brAInstorm: Intelligent Assistance in Group Idea Generation. In: Maedche, A., vom Brocke, J., Hevner, A. (eds) Designing the Digital Transformation. DESRIST 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 10243. Springer, Cham.

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