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The design of design : essays from a computer scientist

Author: Frederick P Brooks, Jr.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. ; London : Addison-Wesley, 2009.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick P Brooks, Jr.
ISBN: 9780201362985 0201362988
OCLC Number: 316017624
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Contents: Preface ix Part I: Models of Designing 1 Chapter 1: The Design Question 3 Chapter 2: How Engineers Think of Design-The Rational Model 13 Chapter 3: What's Wrong with This Model? 21 Chapter 4: Requirements, Sin, and Contracts 39 Chapter 5: What Are Better Design Process Models? 51 Part II: Collaboration and Telecollaboration 61 Chapter 6: Collaboration in Design 63 Chapter 7: Telecollaboration 89 Part III: Design Perspectives 103 Chapter 8: Rationalism versus Empiricism in Design 105 Chapter 9: User Models-Better Wrong than Vague 113 Chapter 10: Inches, Ounces, Bits, Dollars-The Budgeted Resource 119 Chapter 11: Constraints Are Friends 127 Chapter 12: Esthetics and Style in Technical Design 139 Chapter 13: Exemplars in Design 153 Chapter 14: How Expert Designers Go Wrong 167 Chapter 15: The Divorce of Design 175 Chapter 16: Representing Designs' Trajectories and Rationales 185 Part IV: A Computer Scientist's Dream System for Designing Houses 201 Chapter 17: A Computer Scientist's Dream System for Designing Houses-Mind to Machine 203 Chapter 18: A Computer Scientist's Dream System for Designing Houses-Machine to Mind 219 Part V: Great Designers 229 Chapter 19: Great Designs Come from Great Designers 231 Chapter 20: Where Do Great Designers Come From? 243 Part VI: Trips through Design Spaces: Case Studies 257 Chapter 21: Case Study: Beach House "View/360" 259 Chapter 22: Case Study: House Wing Addition 279 Chapter 23: Case Study: Kitchen Remodeling 297 Chapter 24: Case Study: System/360 Architecture 313 Chapter 25: Case Study: IBM Operating System/360 331 Chapter 26: Case Study: Book Design of Computer Architecture: Concepts and Evolution 347 Chapter 27: Case Study: A Joint Computer Center Organization: Triangle Universities Computation Center 355 Chapter 28: Recommended Reading 367 Acknowledgments 371 Bibliography 375 People Index 393 Subject Index 401
Responsibility: by Frederick P. Brooks.

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