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Abstract

The interdisciplinary character of Bio-Inspired Design (BID) has resulted in a plethora of approaches and methods that propose different types of design processes. Although sustainable, creative and complex system design processes are not mutually incompatible they do focus on different aspects of design. This research defines areas of focus for the development of computational tools to support biomimetics, technical problem solving through abstraction, transfer and application of knowledge from biological models. An overview of analysed literature is provided as well as a qualitative analysis of the main themes found in BID literature. The result is a set of recommendations for further research on Computer-Aided Biomimetics (CAB).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiomimetic and Biohybrid Systems
Subtitle of host publication5th International Conference, Living Machines 2016, Edinburgh, UK, July 19-22, 2016. Proceedings
EditorsNathan F. Lepora, Anna Mura, Michael Mangan, Paul F. M. J. Verschure, Marc Desmulliez, Tony J. Prescott
PublisherSpringer
Pages131-143
Number of pages13
Volume9793
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-42417-0
ISBN (Print)9783319424163
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event5th International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Living Machines 2016 - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 19 Jul 201622 Jul 2016

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume9793
ISSN (Print)0302-9743

Conference

Conference5th International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Living Machines 2016
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period19/07/1622/07/16

Keywords

  • Bio-Inspired Design (BID)
  • Biomimetics
  • Biomimicry
  • Bionics
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Design theory
  • Innovation
  • Invention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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    Kruiper, R., Chen-Burger, Y-H., & Desmulliez, M. P. Y. (2016). Computer-aided biomimetics. In N. F. Lepora, A. Mura, M. Mangan, P. F. M. J. Verschure, M. Desmulliez, & T. J. Prescott (Eds.), Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems: 5th International Conference, Living Machines 2016, Edinburgh, UK, July 19-22, 2016. Proceedings (Vol. 9793, pp. 131-143). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 9793). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42417-0_13