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Ontological Support of Design Thinking in Developments of Software Intensive Systems

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 679)

Abstract

The paper presents a way of an ontological support of design thinking when a designer discovers a necessity to solve the new project task in developing a system with the software. The proposed way is aimed at finding errors, correcting and preventing them, as well as extracting of useful questions and supporting the processes of understanding in a real-time process of designing. The basis of the proposed way lays in the use of a precedent-oriented approach to work with a project task, the statement of which is built during its conceptual solution. Results of designer’s interactions with the ontology are used for its enriching. The way is materialized in the instrumental environment WIQA (Working in Questions and Answers) supporting the conceptual designing.

Keywords

Conceptual designing Design thinking Lexical control Ontology Precedent Question-answering Software intensive system 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ulyanovsk State Technical UniversityUlyanovskRussia

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