This paper addresses the modelling of the cognitive and evolutionary aspects of engineering design in support of two broad goals: the better understanding of product life cycle processes, and the development of relevant information infrastructure services. The modelling elements are derived from the Framework of Industrial Semiosis. The semiosis of evolutionary design is explained, and general principles of the evolution of the product concept are formulated.
|Title of host publication||Global engineering, manufacturing and enterprise networks : IFIP TC5 WG5.3/5.7/5.12 Fourth International Working Conference on the Design of Information Infrastructure Systems for Manufacturing (DIISM 2000). November 15-17, 2000, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Editors||J.P.T. Mo, L. Nemes|
|Place of Publication||Dordrecht|
|Publisher||Kluwer Academic Publishers|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|