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1. THE NEED FOR EMPIRICAL STUDIES OF DR IN USE

2. THE STUDIES: DESIGNERS, TRAINING, AND TASKS

3. CORE REPRESENTATIONAL TASKS IN QOC-AUTHORING

3.1. QOC authoring as an opportunistic activity

3.2. Classifying ideas

3.3. Naming and renaming

3.4. Structuring and restructuring

3.5. Summary

4. PROBLEMS USING QOC IN ?EVOLUTIONARY? DESIGN:
TRYING TO ARGUE ABOUT ONE OPTION?

4.1. Difficulties encountered with QOC constructs
Questions
Options
Criteria

4.2. Characterising the relationship between QOC and the two modes of designing

5. QOC?S EXPRESSIVENESS

5.1. Representing evolution within QOC structures

5.2. Expressing constraints and dependencies

5.3. The subtleties of expressing Options, Criteria, and Assessments

6. RELATIONSHIP TO REPORTS OF OTHER DR APPROACHES IN USE

7. CONCLUSIONS

8. REFERENCES