Exploring the Applicability of Semantic Metrics for the Analysis of Design Protocol Data in Collaborative Design Sessions

The paper presents the application of non-specialized lexical database and semantic metrics on transcripts of co-design protocols. Three different and previously analyzed design protocols of co-creative sessions in the field of packaging design, carried out with different supporting tools, are used as test-bench to highlight the potential of this approach. The results show that metrics about the Information Content and the Similarity maps with sufficient precision the differences between ICT- and non-ICT-supported sessions so that it is possible to envision future refinement of the approach.

Authors:
Becattini N., Georgiev G. V., Barhoush Y., Cascini G.

Publication type:
A4 Article in conference proceedings

Place of publication:
Proceedings of the Design Society: DESIGN Conference. Part of innovation, information and knowledge

Keywords:
big data analysis, collaborative design, human behaviour, research methodologies and methods, text mining

Published:
11 June 2020

Full citation:
Becattini, N., Georgiev, G. V., Barhoush, Y., & Cascini, G. (2020). EXPLORING THE APPLICABILITY OF SEMANTIC METRICS FOR THE ANALYSIS OF DESIGN PROTOCOL DATA IN COLLABORATIVE DESIGN SESSIONS. Proceedings of the Design Society: DESIGN Conference, 1, 1205–1214. https://doi.org/10.1017/dsd.2020.141

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1017/dsd.2020.141

Read the publication here:
http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2020092475664