A total of twelve studies of design problem solving are briefly reviewed. The rationale for the range of methodologies used is explicated. Some salient resulta of the experiments are reported. Conclusions about the utility of various methodologies for studying design, steps towards a theory of design, and suggestions for aids to the design process with particular emphasis software design conclude the paper.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
- General Engineering
- General Social Sciences
- Computer Science Applications
- Artificial Intelligence