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Editor: Udo Lindemann, Srinivasan V, Yong Se Kim, Sang Won Lee, John Clarkson, Gaetano Cascini
Author: Chang, Hsiang-Tang; Chang, Chen-Yen; Yang, Yuan-Po
Institution: National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
This research is to make an idea combining surveying patent information, reappearing problem and discovering breakthrough for design-around. Many researchers have made their efforts to develop faster and more precise approach to analyze the patent information. The idea, which introduces a keyword recognition approach based on a specific keyword bank and its corresponding TRIZ parameters and inventive principles, is proposed for resolving that situation. After analogizing the original problem of the objective patent by the keyword bank, a scenario of the problem could be showed clearly and new other candidates of solution could be found through the TRIZ contradiction matrix, and then those candidates would be beneficial to design-around and even lead an innovation. Further, this research constructed a computer tool for making the proposed idea practical, and it could assist designers to inspire new ideas for their design-around projects. So far the test database of the proposed tool involves the Taiwanese patent information of assisting-rising chairs. A demonstrative design case has been successfully developed through the computer tool, and it would pass the infringement test.
The 19th International Conference on Engineering Deisgn (ICED13) will for the first time take place in Asia: ICED13 on 19-22 August 2013 at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea The ICED13 motto is: "Design for Harmonies" - Harmony of Products and Services - Harmony of Old and New - Harmony of Culture and Technology - Harmony of East and West The conference chair is Prof. Yong Se Kim of the Creative Design Institute at Sungkyunkwan University. Important dates are: Call for Papers:...