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Smart Cities: Challenges and Opportunities
Mohammad Ilyas
(pages: 1-6)

Bridging the Gap: Communicating to Increase the Visibility and Impact of Your Academic Work
Erin Ryan
(pages: 7-12)

Cross-Cultural Online Networking Based on Biomedical Engineering to Motivate Transdisciplinary Communication Skills
Shigehiro Hashimoto
(pages: 13-17)

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Learning Informatics
Masaaki Kunigami
(pages: 18-22)

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence and the Importance of Transdisciplinary Research
R. Cherinka, J. Prezzama, P. O'Leary
(pages: 23-28)

Emotional Communication as Complex Phenomenon in Musical Interpretation – Proposal for a Systemic Model That Promotes a Transdisciplinary Process of Self-Formation and Reflection Around Expressiveness as a Lived Experience
Fuensanta Fernández de Velazco, Eduardo Carpinteyro-Lara, Saúl Rodríguez-Luna
(pages: 29-33)

A Multi-Disciplinary Cybernetic Approach to Pedagogic Excellence
Russell Jay Hendel
(pages: 34-41)

The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in the Era of Generative AI
Vassilka D. Kirova, Cyril S. Ku, Joseph R. Laracy, Thomas J. Marlowe
(pages: 42-50)

Trans-Disciplinary Communication: Context and Semantics
Maurício Vieira Kritz
(pages: 51-57)

A Brave New World: AI as a Nascent Regime?
Jasmin Cowin, Birgit Oberer, Cristo Leon
(pages: 58-66)

The Role of Art and Science – Relational Dynamics in Human Ecology
Giorgio Pizziolo, Rita Micarelli
(pages: 67-75)

Advancing Entrepreneurship Education: An Integrated Approach to Empowering Future Innovators
Birgit Oberer, Alptekin Erkollar
(pages: 76-81)

Harmonizing Horizons: The Symphony of Human-Machine Collaboration in the Age of AI
Birgit Oberer, Alptekin Erkollar
(pages: 82-86)

How Do Students Learn Artificial Intelligence in Interdisciplinary Field of Biomedical Engineering?
Shigehiro Hashimoto
(pages: 87-91)


 

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ABSTRACT


Contributions of Design Thinking in Inter and Transdisciplinary Communication, Research & Co-work Environment for Complex Problem Solving

Fátima Caiado, Leonardo Springer


Design, as research process, management strategy or problem-solving methodology, is nowadays embedded on organizational structures, social demands and in human interaction and experiences. Involves digital & analogue technologies, requires immersion in complex problems and systems, since the stage of identifying problems, constraints and consequently needs and opportunities, with constant feedback that prompts multidisciplinary team’s cooperation looping, from gathering data, to ideation, model and prototype, analysis, and synthesis, evaluate and test, experiment, thus presenting solutions. This cybernetic loop research process stimulates and feeds itself of feedbacks gained also from Inter and Transdisciplinary Communication, that stimulates new knowledge [7], in Research & Development + Innovation (R&D+I).

This exploratory research approaches a Project-Based Methodology known as Design Thinking (DT), considering four models: Stanford d. School - 5 Step Design Thinking; Design Council - Double Diamond; IDEO Human-Centered Design, 3I’s model (Inspiration, Ideation, Implementation); and Katja Tschimmel - Evolution 6*, and the Creative Techniques used in these methodologies.

The present deductive research tries to explain correlations between its use in academia/business/social environments, as a transdisciplinary communication approach, to complex problem resolution, embedding Design Thinking methodologies in applied research.

* “R&D is increasingly viewed as an input to innovation in the context of the overall efforts made in a knowledge-based global economy.” pp.3 [9] “2.9. The term R&D covers three types of activity: basic research, applied research and experimental development. … Applied research is original investigation undertaken to acquire new knowledge. It is, however, directed primarily towards a specific, practical aim or objective.” pp.45 [9]

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