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The design science as seen from academic and industrial perspectives

  • LI Xiang
  • SysGraph Lab, Shanghai 200240, China

Received date: 2017-09-15

  Revised date: 2017-10-23

  Online published: 2017-11-29


This paper discusses the contents of the design science, and two kinds of design science models from the academic perspective. In view of some problems in the Chinese design domain, a novel digital model-based design science paradigm is proposed from the industrial perspective. It is suggested that the design science should include four research fields:(1) how to represent the design knowledge with a digital model; (2) the standard of the digital model; (3) the mechanism of the digital model-based knowledge flow; (4) how to integrate the digital model.

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LI Xiang . The design science as seen from academic and industrial perspectives[J]. Science & Technology Review, 2017 , 35(22) : 19 -24 . DOI: 10.3981/j.issn.1000-7857.2017.22.002


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