Books

  1. Cagan, J., and C. M. Vogel. Creating Breakthrough Products: Innovation from Product Planning to Program Approval.” Financial Times Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002. Second edition: Creating Breakthrough Products: Revealing the Secrets that Drive Global Innovation, Financial Times Press, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2013.
  2. Boatwright, P. B. H., and J. Cagan. Built to Love: Creating Captivating Customers.” Berrett-Koehler Publishers, San Francisco, September 2010.
  3. Vogel, C. M., J. Cagan and P. B. H. Boatwright. The Design of Things to Come: How Ordinary People Create Extraordinary Products.” Wharton School Press/Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2005. Translated to Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Italian.
  4. Antonsson, E. K., and J. Cagan, eds. "Formal Engineering Design Synthesis.” Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2001.

Archival Publications

  1. Sylcott, B., S. Orsborn, and J. Cagan. The Effect of Product Representation in Visual Conjoint Analysis.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 138, No. 10, 101104-1-8, 2016, doi: 10.1115/1.4034085.
  2. Goucher-Lambert, K., J. Moss, and J. Cagan. Inside the Mind: Using Neuroimaging to Understand Moral Product Preference Judgments Involving Sustainability.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 139, 041103-1-11, 2017.
  3. McComb, C., J. Cagan and K. Kotovksy. Optimizing Design Teams Based on Problem Properties: Computational Team Simulations and an Applied Empirical Test.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 139, 041101-1-12, 2017.
  4. McComb, C., K. Goucher-Lambert, and J. Cagan. Impossible by Design? Fairness, Manipulation, and Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem.” Design Science vol. 3, e2 (2017): journals.cambridge.org/dsj DOI: 10.1017/dsj.2017.1.
  5. Sio, Ut Na, K. Kotovsky, and J. Cagan. Interrupted: The roles of distributed effort and incubation in preventing fixation and generating problem solutions.” Memory & Cognition (2016) 1-13, doi: 10.3758/s13421-016-0684-x
  6. Egan, P., J. Cagan, C. Schunn, F. Chiu, J. Moore, P. LeDuc. The D3 Methodology: Bridging Science and Design for Bio-based Product Development.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 138, 081101-1-13, 2016.
  7. McComb C, Cagan J, Kotovsky K. Drawing Inspiration From Human Design Teams for Better Search and Optimization: The Heterogeneous Simulated Annealing Teams Algorithm.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 138, 044501-1-6, 2016.
  8. Dinar, M., J. Shah, J. Cagan, L. Leifer, J. Linsey, S. M. Smith, N. Vargas-Hernandez. Empirical Studies of Design Thinking: Past, Present, Future.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 137, No. 2, pp. 021101-1-13, doi: 10.1115/1.4029025, 2015.
  9. Sylcott, B., J. Michalek, and J. Cagan. Toward Understanding the Role of Interaction Effects in Visual Conjoint Analysis.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 137, No. 9, pp. 094503-1-5, doi: 10.1115/1.4031054, 2015.
  10. DuPont, B., and J. Cagan. A Hybrid Extended Pattern Search/Genetic Algorithm for Multi-Stage Wind Farm Optimization. Optimization in Engineering Vol. 17, pp. 77–103, DOI 10.1007/s11081-016-9308-3, 2016
  11. DuPont, B., J. Cagan, and P. Moriarty. An Advanced Modeling System for Optimization of Wind Farm Layout and Wind Turbine Sizing Using a Multi-Level Extended Pattern Search Algorithm. Energy Vol. 106 pp. 802-814, 2016.
  12. Egan, P., C. Schunn, J. Cagan, and P. LeDuc. Improving human understanding and design of complex multi-level systems with animation and parametric relationship supports.” Design Science Vol. 1, e3 (2015) doi:10.1017/dsj.2015.3.
  13. Goucher-Lambert, K., and J. Cagan. The Impact of Sustainability on Consumer Preference Judgments of Product Attributes.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 137, 081401-11 (2015).
  14. McComb, C, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky. Lifting the Veil: Drawing insights about design teams from a cognitively-inspired computational model. Design Studies 40 (2015): 119-142.
  15. Sio, U. N., Kotovsky, K., & Cagan, J. Fixation or inspiration? A meta-analytic review of the role of examples on design processes.” Design Studies 39 (2015) 70-99. Additional Materials
  16. Egan, P., J. Cagan, C. Schunn and P. LeDuc. Synergistic Human-Agent Methods for Deriving Effective Search Strategies: The Case of Nanoscale Design.” Research in Engineering Design Vol. 26, pp. 145-169, DOI 10.1007/s00163-015-0190-3, 2015.
  17. Egan P, Moore J, Schunn C, Cagan J, LeDuc P. Emergent Systems Energy Laws for Predicting Myosin Ensemble Processivity.” PLoS Comput Biol 11(4): e1004177. (2015): 10.1371/journal. pcbi.1004177.
  18. Sylcott, B., and J. Cagan. Modeling Aggregate Preference For Form and Function Through Metaconjoint Analysis.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 136, No. 12, pp. 124501-1-5 doi: 10.1115/1.4028274, 2014.
  19. McComb, C., J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky. Rolling with the Punches: An Examination of Team Performance in a Design Task Subject to Drastic Changes.” Design Studies Vol. 36, January, pp. 99-121, (2015).
  20. Tovares, N., P. Boatwright, and J. Cagan. Experiential Conjoint Analysis: An Experience-based Method for Eliciting, Capturing, and Modeling Consumer Preference.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 36, No. 10, pp. 101404-1-12, (2014).
  21. Egan, P., J. Cagan, C. Schunn, and P. R. LeDuc. Design of Complex Biologically-Based Nanoscale Systems Using Multi-Agent Simulations and Structure-Behavior-Function Representations.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 135, No. 6, pp. 061005-1-12, (2013).
  22. Fu, K., J. Chan, C. Schunn, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky. Expert Representation of Design Repository Space: A Comparison to and Validation of Algorithmic Output.” Design Studies Vol. 34, No. 6, pp.729-762, (2013).
  23. Sylcott, B., J. Cagan, and G. Tabibnia. Understanding Consumer Tradeoffs Between Form and Function Through Meta-Conjoint and Cognitive Neuroscience Analyses.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 135, No. 10, pp.101002-1-12, (2013).
  24. Fu, K., J. Cagan, K. Kotovsky, and K. L. Wood. Discovering Structure in Design Databases Through Functional and Surface Based Mapping.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 135, No. 3, pp. 031006-1-13, (2013).
  25. Fu, K., J. Chan, J. Cagan, K. Kotovsky, C. Schunn and K. Wood. The Meaning of "Near" and "Far": The Impact of Structuring Design Databases and the Effect of Distance of Analogy on Design Output.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 135, No. 2, pp. 021007-1-12, (2013).
  26. Tseng, I., J. Cagan, K. Kotovsky, and M. Wood. Form Function Fidelity.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 135, No. 1, pp. 01106-1-9, (2013).
  27. Tseng, I., J. Cagan and K. Kotovsky. Concurrent Optimization of Computationally Learned Stylistic Form and Functional Goals.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 134, No. 1, pp. 111016-1-11, (2012).
  28. DuPont, B., and J. Cagan. An Extended Pattern Search Approachh to Wind Farm Layout Optimization.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 134, pp. 081002-1-18, (2012).
  29. Landry, L., and J. Cagan. Search Strategies in Evolutionary Multi-Agent Systems: The Effect of Cooperation and Reward on Solution Quality.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 133, No. 6, (2011).
  30. Chan, J., Fu, K., Schunn, C., Cagan, J., Wood, K., Kotovsky, K.. On the Benefits and Pitfalls of Analogies for Innovative Design: Ideation Performance Based on Analogical Distance, Commonness, and Modality of Examples.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 133, August (2011).
  31. Chakrabarti, A., K. Shea, R. Stone, J. Cagan, M. Campbell, N. Vargas-Hernandez, K. Wood. Computer-Based Design Synthesis Research: An Overview.” ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering Vol. 11, No. 2, pp 021003-1-10, (2011).
  32. Moss, J., K. Kotovsky, and J. Cagan. The Effect on Incidental Hints When Problems Are Suspended Before During Or After An Impasse.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, Vol. 37, No.1, (2011).
  33. Landry, L, and J. Cagan. Protocol-based Multi-Agent Systems: Examining the Effect of Diversity, Dynamism, and Cooperation in Heuristic Optimization Approaches.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 133, 021001-1-11, (2011).
  34. Boatwright, P., and J. Cagan. “Product Emotions: The Way to Captivate Customers.” The European Business Review, March-April, pp. 49-52, (2011).
  35. Sylcott, B., J. Cagan, and G. Tabibnia. Understanding of Emotions and Reasoning During Consumer Tradeoff Between Function and Aesthetics in Product Design.” DETC2011-48173, accepted: ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology Conference, Washington D.C., August 28-31, (2011).
  36. Fu, K., J. Cagan and K. Kotovsky. Design Team Convergence: The Influence of Example Solution Quality.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 132, 111005-1-11, (2010).
  37. Linsey, J., I. Tseng, K. Fu, J. Cagan, K. Wood, C. Schunn. A Study of Design Fixation, Its Mitigation and Perception in Engineering Design Faculty.” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 132, 2041003-1-12, (2010).
  38. Osborn, S., and J. Cagan. Automatically Generating Form Concepts According to Consumer Preference: A Shape Grammar Implementation with Software Agents.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 131, 121007-1-10, (2009).
  39. Hanna, L., J. Cagan. Evolutionary Multi-Agent Systems: An Adaptive and Dynamic Approach to Optimization.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 131, No. 1, pp. 011010-1-011010-8, (2009).
  40. Orsborn, S., J. Cagan. Multiagent Shape Grammar Implementation: Automatically Generating Form Concepts According to a Preference Function.” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 131, 121007-1-10, (2009).
  41. Boatwright, P., J. Cagan, D. Kapur, A. Saltiel. A Step-by-Step Process to Build Valued Brands.” Journal of Product and Brand Management Vol. 18, No.1, pp. 38-49, (2009).
  42. Olson, J., J. Cagan, K. Kotovsky. Unlocking Organizational Potential: A Computational Platform for Investigating Structural Interdependence in Design.” Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 131, 031001-1-13, (2009).
  43. Orsborn, S., J. Cagan, P. Boatwright. Quantifying Aesthetic Form Preference in a Utility Function.” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 131, 061001-1-10, (2009).
  44. Tseng, I., J. Moss, J. Cagan, K. Kotovsky. &quoThe role of timing and analogical similarity in the stimulation of idea generation in design.” Design Studies Vol 29, pp. 203-221, (2008).
  45. Cagan, J.. Cognitive-based Engineering Design: An emerging direction of engineering research.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol .30, No. 6, p. 060201, (invited editorial) (2008).
  46. Orsborn, S., J. Cagan, and P. Boatwright. A Methodology for Creating a Statistically Derived Shape Grammar Composed of Non-Obvious Shape Chunks.” Research in Engineering Design Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 163-180, (2008).
  47. Orsborn, S., P. Boatwright, and J. Cagan. “Identifying Product Shape Relationships Using Principal Component Analysis.” Research in Engineering Design Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 181-196, (2008).
  48. Moss, J., Kotovsky, K., Cagan, J.. The Influence of Open Goals on the Acquisition of Problem-Relevant Information.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition Vol. 33, No. 5, 876-891, (2007).
  49. Aladahalli, C., J, Cagan, and K. Shimada. Objective Function Effect Based Pattern Search - Theoretical Framework Inspired by 3D Component Layout.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 129, No. 3, pp. 243-254, (2007).
  50. Aladahalli, C., J, Cagan, and K. Shimada. Objective Function Effect Based Pattern Search - An Implementation for 3D Component Layout.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 129, No. 3, pp. 255-265, (2007).
  51. Orsborn, S., J. Cagan, R. Pawlicki, and R. C. Smith. Creating Cross-Over Vehicles: Defining and Combining Vehicle Classes Using Shape Grammars.” Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing Vol. 20, pp. 217-246, (2006).
  52. Moss, J., K. Kotovsky, and J. Cagan. The Role of Functionality in the Mental Representations of Engineering STudents: Some Differences in the Early STates of Expertise.” Cognitive Science Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 65-93, (2006).
  53. McCormack, J. P., and J. Cagan. Curve-Based Shape Matching – Supporting Designers’ Hierarchies Through Parametric Shape Recognition of Arbitrary Geometry.” Environment and Planning B Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 525-540, (2006).
  54. Cagan, J., M. Campbell, S. Finger, and T. Tomiyama. A Framework for Computational Design Synthesis - Model and Applications.” ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 171-181, [invited paper](2005).
  55. Olson, J., and J. Cagan. Inter-Agent Ties in Computational Configuration Design.” Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing (Special Issue on Agent-Based Design) Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 135-152, (2004).
  56. Moss, J., J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky. Learning from Design Experience in an Agent-Based Design System.” Research in Engineering Design Vol. 15, pp. 77-92, (2004).
  57. Yin, S., J. Cagan and P. Hodges. “Computational Conceptualization of Automatic Transmission Layout.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 126, No. 1, pp. 188-191, (2004).
  58. Deshpande, S., and J. Cagan. “An Agent Based Optimization Approach to Manufacturing Process Planning.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 126, No. 1, pp. 46-55, (2004).
  59. Yin, S. and J. Cagan. Exploring the Effectiveness of Various Patterns in an Extended Pattern Search Layout Algorithm.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 126, No. 1, pp. 22-28, (2004).
  60. McCormack, J. P., J. Cagan and C. M. Vogel. Speaking the Buick Language: Capturing, Understanding, and Exploring Brand Identity with Shape Grammars.” Design Studies Vol. 25, pp. 1-29, (2004).
  61. Ding, Q., and J. Cagan. “Automated Trunk Packing with Extended Pattern Search.” Proceedings of the 2003 SAE Technical Conferences 03ANNUAL-55 March, Detroit, (2003).
  62. Campbell, M., J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky. The A-Design Approach to Managing Automated Design Synthesis.” Research in Engineering Design Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 12-14, (2003).
  63. Carey, H., J. Cagan, C. M. Vogel, L. R. Weingart. “Corporate Decision Making and Part Differentiation: A Model of Customer-Driven Strategic Planning.” Proceedings of the 2002 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences: Design Theory and Methodology Conference, DTM-34004 Sep29-Oct3, Montreal (2002).
  64. McCormack, J. P., and J. Cagan. Supporting Designer’s Hierarchies Through Parametric Shape Recognition.” Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design Vol. 29, pp. 913-931, (2002).
  65. McCormack, J. P., and J. Cagan. Designing Inner Hood Panels Through a Shape Grammar-based Framework.” Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing Vol. 16, pp. 273-290, (2002).
  66. Pugliese, M. and J. Cagan. Capturing a Rebel: Modeling the Harley-Davidson Brand through a Motorcycle Shape Grammar .” Research in Engineering Design Vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 139-156, (2002).
  67. Cagan, J., K. Shimada, and S. Yin. A Survey of Computational Approaches to Three-dimensional Layout Problems.” Computer Aided Design Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 34, No. 8, pp. 597-611, (2002).
  68. Cagan, J., C. M. Vogel, L. R. Weingart. “Understanding Perceptual Gaps in Integrated Product Development Teams.” to appear: Proceedings of the 2001 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences: Design Theory and Methodology Conference, DETC2001/DTM-21681, September 9-12, Pittsburgh, PA, (2001).
  69. Cagan, J., Kotovsky, K., and H.A. Simon. “Scientific Discovery and Inventive Engineering Design: Cognitive and Computational Similarities.” in: Antonsson, E. K., and J. Cagan. eds Formal Engineering Design Synthesis Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (2001).
  70. Cagan, J.. “Engineering Shape Grammars: Where Have We Been and Where are We Going?.” in: Antonsson, E. K., and J. Cagan. eds Formal Engineering Design Synthesis Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (2001).
  71. Agarwal, M., and J. Cagan. On the use of Shape Grammars as Expert Systems for Geometry based Engineering Design.” Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing Vol. 14, pp. 431-439, (2000).
  72. Agarwal, M., J. Cagan, and G. Stiny. A Micro Language: Generating MEMS Resonators using a Coupled Form-Function Shape Grammar.” Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design Vol. 27, pp. 615-626, (2000).
  73. Yin, S., and J. Cagan. An Extended Pattern Search Algorithm for Three-Dimensional Component Layout.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 122, No. 1, pp. 102-108, (2000).
  74. Campbell, M., J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky. Agent-based Synthesis of Electro-Mechanical Design Configurations.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 122, No. 1, pp. 61-69, (2000).
  75. Cagan, J. and C. Vogel. “Clarifying the Fuzzy Front End of New Product Development: Teaching Engineering and Industrial Design Students Ethnographic Methods to Foster Interdisciplinary Inquiry into Consumer Needs.” Proceedings of the 1999 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences: Design Theory and Methodology Conference, DETC99/DTM-8786, Las Vegas, NV, September 12-15, (1999).
  76. Cagan, J., I.E. Grossmann and J. Hooker. A Conceptual Framework for Combining Artificial Intelligence and Optimization in Engineering Design.” Research in Engineering Design Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 20-34, (1997).
  77. Shea, K., and J. Cagan. Languages and Semantics of Grammatical Discrete Structures.” AI EDAM Special Issue on Generative Systems in Design, Vol. 13, pp. 241-251, (1999).
  78. Agarwal, M., J. Cagan, and K. Constantine. Influencing Generative Design Through Continuous Evaluation: Associating Costs with the CoffeeMaker Shape Grammar.” AI EDAM Special Issue on Generative Systems in Design, Vol. 13, pp. 253-275, (1999).
  79. Campbell, M., J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky. A-Design: An Agent-Based Approach to Conceptual Design in a Dynamic Environment.” Research in Engineering Design Vol. 11, pp. 172-192, (1999).
  80. Shea, K., and J. Cagan. The Design of Novel Roof Trusses with Shape Annealing: Assessing the Ability of a Computational Method in Aiding Structural Designers with Varying Design Intent.” Design Studies Vol. 20, pp. 3-23, (1999).
  81. Cagan J., D. Degentesh, S. Yin. A Simulated Annealing-Based Algorithm Using Hierarchical Models for General Three-Dimensional Component Layout.” Computer Aided, Design Vol. 30, No. 10, pp. 781-790, (1998).
  82. Choi, W., T.R. Kurfess and J. Cagan. Sampling Uncertainty in Coordinate Measurement Data Analysis.” The Journal of the American Society for Precision Engineering Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 153-163, July (1998).
  83. Szykman, S., J. Cagan and P. Weisser. An Integrated Approach to Optimal Three Dimensional Layout and Routing.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 120, No. 3, pp. 510-512, (1998).
  84. Schmidt, L.C., and J. Cagan. Optimal Configuration Design: An Integrated Approach Using Grammars.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 120, No. 1, pp. 2-9, (1998).
  85. Agarwal, M., and J. Cagan. “Robust Activity Analysis – Partitioning Non-Monotonic Design Spaces into Robust Optimal Regions.” in: Proceedings of the 1998 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences: Design Automation Conference, DETC98/DAC-6012 Atlanta, GA, September 13-16, (1998).
  86. Agarwal, M., and J. Cagan. A Blend of Different Tastes: The Language of Coffee Makers.” Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 205-226, (1998).
  87. Vogel, C. M., J. Cagan, and J. H. Mather. Teaching Integrated Product Development: Educational Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University.” Design Management Journal Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 58-65, (1997).
  88. Schmidt, L.C., and J. Cagan. GGREADA: A Graph Grammar-Based Machine Design Algorithm.” Research in Engineering Design Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 195-213, (1997).
  89. Cagan, J., and K. Kotovsky. Simulated Annealing and the Generation of the Objective Function: A Model of Learning During Problem Solving.” Computational Intelligence Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 534-581, (1997).
  90. Shea, K., and J. Cagan. Innovative Dome Design: Applying Geodesic Patterns with Shape Annealing.” Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing Vol. 11, pp. 379-394, (1997).
  91. Brown, K.N., and J. Cagan. Optimized Process Planning by Generative Simulated Annealing.” Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing Vol. 11, pp. 219-235, (1997).
  92. Shea, K., J. Cagan, and S.J. Fenves. A Shape Annealing Approach to Optimal Truss Design with Dynamic Grouping of Members.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol 119, No. 3, pp. 388-394, (1997).
  93. Vasseur, H., T.R. Kurfess, and J. Cagan. Use of a Quality Loss Function to Select Statistical Tolerances.” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering Vol 119, No. 3, pp. 410-416, (1997).
  94. Campbell, M.I., C.H. Amon, and J. Cagan. Optimal Three-Dimensional Placement of Heat Generating Electronic Components.” ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging Vol. 119, No. 2, pp. 106-113, (1997).
  95. Brown, K.N., and J. Cagan. Optimized Process Planning by Generative Simulated Annealing.” Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design,Analysis and Manufacturing Vol. 11, pp.219-235, (1997).
  96. Cagan, J., I.E. Grossmann and J. Hooker. A Conceptual Framework for Combining Artificial Intelligence and Optimization in Engineering Design.” Research in Engineering Design Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 20-34, (1997).
  97. Szykman, S., and J. Cagan. Constrained Three Dimensional Component Layout Using Simulated Annealing.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 119, No. 1, pp. 28-35, (1997).
  98. Kolli, A., J. Cagan, and R. Rutenbar. “Packing of Generic, Three-Dimensional Components Based on Multi-Resolution Modeling.” in: Proceedings of the 1996 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference: Design Automation Conference, 96-DETC/DAC-1479 Irvine, CA, August 18-22, (1996).
  99. Williams, B.C., and J. Cagan. Activity Analysis: Simplifying Optimal Design Problems Through Qualitative Partitioning.” Engineering Optimization Vol 27, pp. 109-137, (1996).
  100. Szykman, S., and J. Cagan. Synthesis of Optimal Non-Orthogonal Routes.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 118, No. 3, pp. 419-424, (1996).
  101. Schmidt, L.C., and J. Cagan. Recursive Annealing: A Computational Model for Machine Design.” Research in Engineering Design Vol 7, pp. 102-125, (1995).
  102. Reddy, G., and J. Cagan. An Improved Shape Annealing Algorithm For Truss Topology Generation.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol 117, No. 2(A). pp. 315-321, (1995).
  103. Reddy, G., and J. Cagan. Optimally Directed Truss Topology Generation Using Shape Annealing.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol 117, No. 1, pp. 206-209, (1995).
  104. Szykman, S., and J. Cagan. A Simulated Annealing-Based Approach to Three-Dimensional Component Packing.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design Vol 117, No. 2(A). pp. 308-314, (1995).
  105. Cagan, J.. Shape Annealing Solution to the Constrained Geometric Knapsack Problem.” Computer-Aided Design V. 28, No. 10, pp. 763-769, (1994).
  106. Cagan, J., and B.C. Williams. “First-Order Necessary Conditions for Robust Optimality.” published in proceedings: DE-Vol 65-1, Advances in Design Automation, ASME Albuquerque, NM, September 19-22, (1993) Vol 1, pp. 539-549.
  107. Vasseur, H., J. Cagan, and T.R. Kurfess. Economic Analysis of Quality Innovation in Design and Manufacturing.” Manufacturing Review V. 6, No. 4, pp. 343-352, (1993).
  108. Cagan, J., and W.J. Mitchell. Optimally Directed Shape Generation by Shape Annealing.” Environment and Planning B V. 20, pp. 5-12, (1993).
  109. Aelion, V., J. Cagan, and G. Powers. Input Variable Expansion - An Algorithmic Design Generation Technique.” Research in Engineering Design V. 4, pp. 101-113, (1992).
  110. Cagan, J. and A.M. Agogino. Inducing Constraint Activity in Innovative Design.” Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis, and Manufacturing V. 5, No. 1, pp. 47-61, (1991).
  111. Aelion, V., J. Cagan, and G. Powers. Inducing Optimally Directed Innovative Designs from Chemical Engineering First Principles.” Computers and Chemical Engineering V.15, No. 9, pp. 619-627, (1991).
  112. Cagan, J. and A.M. Agogino. Dimensional Variable Expansion - A Formal Approach to Innovative Design.” Research in Engineering Design V. 3, pp. 75-85, (1991).
  113. Cagan, J. and A.M. Agogino. Innovative Design of Mechanical Structures from First Principles.” Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis, and Manufacturing V. 1, No. 3, pp. 169-189, (1987).
  114. Cagan, J. and V. Genberg. PLASHTRAN - An Expert Consultant on Two-Dimensional Finite Element Modelling Techniques.” Engineering With Computers V. 2, pp. 199-208, (1987).
  115. Cagan, J. and L. Taber. Large Deflection Stability of Spherical Shells with Ring Loads.” J. of Applied Mechanics V. 53, No. 4, pp. 897-901, (1986).