Methods from psychology and engineering are used to quantify subjective, or perceptual, design attributes of artifacts. A modeling framework of perceptual attributes suitable for inclusion in design optimization is presented. The framework includes stimuli development based on design of experiments, survey design, and statistical analysis of data. The proposed modeling method is demonstrated on a subjective attribute we call ‘perceived environmental friendliness’ using vehicle silhouettes as a case study.
Volume Subject Area:21st International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology
Keywords:Design science, perceptions, perception-based attributes, subjective attributes, environmental friendliness, design methodology, decision making
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