Research and Development

Category: Design

The Design and Engineering of Economic Systems

Game Theory Game Theory by Drew Fudenberg and Jean Tirole, Algorithmic Game Theory edited by Noam Nisan, Tim Roughgarden, Eva Tardos and Vijay V. Vazirani and Game Theory and Artificial Intelligence by Moshe Tennenholtz. GlossaryAlgorithmic Game TheoryGame Theory Complex Adaptive Systems The Economy as a Complex Adaptive System by Herbert Gintis, Complexity and Evolution: Toward […]

Computer-automated Design and Engineering

Introduction Intelligent Computer Systems in Engineering Design: Principles and Applications by Staffan Sunnersjö, How to Successfully Implement Automated Engineering Design Systems: Reviewing Four Case Studies by Joel Johansson and Fredrik Elgh, Intelligent Computer-aided Design Systems: Past 20 Years and Future 20 Years by Tetsuo Tomiyama, Computer-based Design Synthesis Research: An Overview by Amaresh Chakrabarti, Kristina […]


Imaginary Worlds Building Imaginary Worlds: The Theory and History of Subcreation by Mark J. P. Wolf, The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds edited by Mark J. P. Wolf, World-building Tools by David Langdon, Ways of Worldmaking by Nelson Goodman, Actual Minds, Possible Worlds by Jerome Bruner and Experiencing Narrative Worlds: On the Psychological Activities of […]

Neurosymbolic Mental Simulation and Imagination

Introduction A Neural-symbolic Framework for Mental Simulation by Michael Kissner, Simulation as an Engine of Physical Scene Understanding by Peter W. Battaglia, Jessica B. Hamrick and Joshua B. Tenenbaum, Analogues of Mental Simulation and Imagination in Deep Learning by Jessica B. Hamrick and Imagination Machines: A New Challenge for Artificial Intelligence by Sridhar Mahadevan. GlossaryComputer […]

Instructional Design

Introduction Instructional Design by Patricia L. Smith and Tillman J. Ragan, Instructional Design Theories and Models: An Overview of Their Current Status edited by Charles M. Reigeluth, A Descriptive Study of Experienced and Novice Teachers’ Interactive Instructional Decision Processes by Joan L. Fogarty, How Teachers Design Their Materials: Implications for Instructional Design by Stephen T. […]


Explanation The Rhetoric of Explanation by Robert J. Connors, The Nature of Explanation by Kenneth J. W. Craik, Forms of Explanation by Alan Garfinkel, Theories of Explanation by G. Randolph Mayes, Theories of Explanation by Joseph C. Pitt, Studies in the Logic of Explanation by Carl G. Hempel and Paul Oppenheim, Mechanism and Explanation by […]


Description Rhetorical Status of the Descriptive by Philippe Hamon and Patricia Baudoin, Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation by William J. T. Mitchell, Pictures into Words: Theoretical and Descriptive Approaches to Ekphrasis edited by Valerie Robillard and Els Jongeneel, Descriptive Imagery by Michael Riffaterre, From Image Sequences towards Conceptual Descriptions by Hans-Hellmut Nagel, […]


Mental Imagery, Mental Simulation and Imagination Describing the Creative Design Process by the Integration of Engineering Design and Cognitive Psychology Literature by Thomas J. Howard, Stephen J. Culley and Elies Dekoninck, Cognitive Research: Uncovering How Designers Design; Cognitive Modeling: Explaining and Predicting How Designers Design by Beth Adelson, Imaging the Designing Brain: A Neurocognitive Exploration […]