Knowledge management support for conceptual product design

Julia Kantorovitch, Ilkka Niskanen, Antti Nummiaho, Fiona Maciver, Julian Malins

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The initial stage of the conceptual product design process is a highly creative and intensive knowledge-exploration intensive process. Sources of information utilized by design teams span local databases to internet collections and online magazines. Finding the relevant information is a challenge for a single product design team as the amount of information available continues to increase. In this demonstration we present the semantic tool which assist product designers with various knowledge management tasks during information discovery towards the formulation of new product concept.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSAI Computing Conference (SAI), 2016
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4673-8460-5
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-8461-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2016
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventSAI Computing Conference - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 13 Jul 201615 Jul 2016


ConferenceSAI Computing Conference
Abbreviated titleSAI 2016
CountryUnited Kingdom
OtherFormerly called Science and Information Conference. Conference Topics include but are not limited to Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet of Things, Machine Vision, Wireless/ Mobile Communications, Security, Electronics, e-Learning and e-Business.


  • knowledge management
  • product conceptualization

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