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Right Tool Right Time

Right Tool Right Time

(Past Projects)

People can recognize intent by watching designers draw. A machine programmed to recognize intent can suggest and provide computer aided design tools appropriate to the task at hand.
Right Tool Right Time
    sponsor: NSF, DARPA

last updated 11.13.2004 by Ellen Yi-Luen Do

Design Sketches and Sketch Design Tools - pdf
Ellen Yi-Luen Do
KBS - Knowledge Based Systems (18) 383-405

Functional and Formal Reasoning in Architectural Sketches - pdf
Ellen Yi-Luen Do
American Assocation for Artificial Intelligence AAAI Spring Symposium SSS02, pp 37-44

Drawing Marks, Acts, and Reacts, toward a computational sketching interface for architectural design - pdf
Ellen Yi-Luen Do
AIEDAM, Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing 16 (3) November, 149-171

Intentions in and Relations among Design Drawings - pdf
Ellen Yi-Luen Do, Mark D Gross, Bennett Neiman, Craig Zimring
Design Studies Volume 21, Issue 5 September 2000 Elsevier, pp 483-503

Beyond the Low-hanging Fruit: Information Technology in Architectural Design, past, present, and future - pdf
Mark D Gross, Ellen Yi-Luen Do, and Brian R Johnson
ACSA 'Emerging Technologies and Design: The Intersection of Design and Technology', proceedings of ACSA 2000 Technology Conference, MIT, Cambridge, MA, July 14-17, 2000. pp. 100-106

Drawing and Design Intentions -- an Investigation of freehand drawing conventions in design - pdf
Ellen Yi-Luen Do, Mark D Gross, and Craig Zimring
Design Thinking Research Symposium 'Design Representation', proceedings of 4th Design Thinking Research Symposium 1999, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA pp1-10

Sketches and Their Functions in Early Design: A Retrospective Analysis of a Pavilion House - pdf
Bennett Neiman, Ellen Yi-Luen Do, and Mark D Gross
Design Thinking Research Symposium 'Design Representation', proceedings of 4th Design Thinking Research Symposium 1999, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, August 23-25, 1999 pp255-266

Thinking with Diagrams - pdf
Ellen Yi-Luen Do
Mark D Gross
Thiking with Diagrams Interdisciplinary Workshop January 9-10, Portsmouth

The Right Tool at the Right Time: An Investigation of Freehand Drawing as an Interface to Knowledge based Design Systems - pdf
Ellen Yi-Luen Do
ACADIA 'Design Computation: Collaboration, Reasoning, Pedagogy', proceedings of Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA 1996), University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ, USA pp191-199

Shape Based Reminding as an aid to Creative Design - pdf
Ellen Yi-Luen Do and Mark D Gross
CAAD Futures proceedings of CAAD Futures 1995 Conference, National University of Singapore, Singapore pp79-90