Hi everyone - here is the programme for the workshop on Complexity in
Design and Engineering.
Thanks to a grant from the US Air Force, all full-time students can have
their registration fees waived but must fax in a registration form in
order to attend.
The web site mentioned below provides further information about the
programme and registration process.
Abstracting Complexity for Design Planning
David Wynn, Claudia Eckert and P John Clarkson, Engineering Design
Center, Univ of Cambridge.
Design Change and Complexity
Chris Earl, Claudia Eckert*, John Clarkson*,
Department of Design and Innovation, Open University.
*Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge.
Paper Session 2: Creativity, Diversity and Design
Creativity in the Design of Complex Systems
N. Maiden and S. Jones, Centre for HCI Design, City University, UK.
Diversity as a Determinant of System Complexity
Brian Sherwood-Jones, Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art,
Complexity of Design in Safety Critical Interactive Systems
Sandra Basnyat, David Navarre, Philippe Palanque, LIIHS-IRIT,
Paper Session 3: The Human Factor in Design Complexity
Uncovering the Information Needs in Complex Aerospace Systems
Iya Solodilova and Peter Johnson,Department of Computer Science,
University of Bath.
Validating a Process for Understanding Human Error Probabilities in
Complex Human Computer Interfaces
Richard Maguire, SE Validation Ltd, Salisbury, UK.
Paper Session 4: Applications in Healthcare
Sources of Complexity in the Design of Healthcare Systems: Autonomy
Taleb-Bendiab Azzelarabe, David England, Phil Misedine, Karen
Murphy, Martin Randles
School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Liverpool John Moores
Automation, Interaction and Complexity
Robert L. Wears,
Dept of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida.
Clinical Safety Research Group, Imperial College London.
Day 2: Friday, 11th March 2005
Paper Session 5: Emergent Properties?
V2: Using Violation and Vulnerability Analysis to Understand the
Root Causes of Complex Security Incidents
Chris Johnson, Glasgow Accident Analysis Group, University of
Complexities of Multi-Organisation Error Management
John Dobson, Simon Lock and David Martin, University of Lancaster.
Capturing Emerging Complex Interactions: Safety Analysis in Air
Massimo Felici, LFCS, University of Edinburgh.
Paper Session 6: Stakeholders, Conflict and Complexity
Extending Small Group Theory for Understanding Complexity
Alistair Sutcliffe, School of Informatics, University of Manchester,
Systems Failures: Analysing Stakeholder Influence in Complex Case
John Donaldson, Software Forensic Centre, Middlesex University, UK.
Systems for Resolving Complex Issues in Design Processes
Emad Marashi and John P. Davis, Dept. of Civil Engineering,
University of Bristol,
Paper Session 7: Errors and Accidents
A communication Tool Between Designers and Accidentologists for the
Development of In-car Safety Systems
Walid Ben Ahmed, Mounib Mekhilef, Michel Bigand*, Yves Page**
Laboratory of Industrial Engineering, Ecole Centrale de Paris,
* Research Group in Industrial Engineering, Ecole Centrale de Lille,
** (PSA-Renault), Laboratory of Accident Research, Biomechanics and
Barriers, Complexity and Human Reliability
B. Schuup and P. Wright, Dept of Computing Science, University of
Paper Session 8: Complexity, Abstraction and Viewpoints
Adapting Interface Representations for Mobile Support in Interactive
Fabio Paterno', Carmen Santoro and David Touzet, ISTI-CNR, Italy.
Viewpoints and Views in Engineering Change Management
R.Keller, C.M. Eckert and P. John Clarkson, Engineering Design
Center, University of Cambridge.
Applyng Task Analysis to Facilitate the Design of Context Aware
Yun-Maw Cheng and Chris Johnson*,
Institute of Information Science, Acedmia Sinica, Taiwan,
* Glasgow Accident Analysis Group, University of Glasgow.
Day 3: Saturday, 12th March 2005
Trip to Arran,
We wish to thank the European Office of Aerospace Research and
Development, Airforce Office of Scientific Research, United States Air
Force Laboratory for their contribution to the success of this
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