Towards a Taxonomy of Design Research Areas

  • A. Chakrabarti


This chapter focuses on the future of design research and the role of design lexicon research in shaping its future. We first discuss what we mean by “design”, “design research”, and by “future” of design research. We then discuss lexicon research in general, and our initial attempts at developing taxonomy of design research areas to help growth and sustenance of design research.


Design Research Design Goal Design Creativity Virtual Assembly Design Synthesis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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  • A. Chakrabarti
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  1. 1.Indian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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