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Gaming techniques and the product development process : commonalities and cross-applications

Wodehouse, A.J. and Bradley, D. (2006) Gaming techniques and the product development process : commonalities and cross-applications. Journal of Design Research, 5 (2). pp. 155-171. ISSN 1748-3050

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    Abstract

    The use of computer-based tools is now firmly embedded within the product development process, providing a wide range of uses from visualisation to analysis. However, the specialisation required to make effective use of these tools has led to the compartmentalisation of expertise in design teams, resulting in communication problems between individual members. This paper therefore considers how computer gaming techniques and strategies could be used to enhance communication and group design activities throughout the product design process.

    Item type: Article
    ID code: 8676
    Keywords: computer games, design process, product development, gaming techniques, game genres, design teams, communication, group design, product design, engineering design., Engineering design, Engineering (miscellaneous), Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
    Subjects: Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Engineering design
    Department: Faculty of Engineering > Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
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    Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
    Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2009 11:04
    Last modified: 09 Jul 2014 15:24
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/8676

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