Parametric Ideation: Interactive Modeling of Cognitive Processes
Our paper contributes to discourses on Computer Aided Thinking and introduces new techniques for the modeling of mental processes. The objective of our investigations is to support the description and creation of ideas through physical externalizations of cognition, and their subsequent translation into evolutionary algorithms. Through different types of tangible idea models derived from architectural design practice, we developed spatial representations of complex knowledge dynamics. As a central method we employed Parametric Design, a new way of spatial-architectural modeling.
KeywordsComputer Aided Thinking Idea Creation Parametric Design Physical Modelling Spatial representation
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