Name, first nameKlingmüller, F.UniversityECALField of Interest / research fieldProduct / Object DesignTitle of projectEvolution of ArtefactsAbstractHuman artefacts are constantly changed and improved. These evolutionary changes led from the first few artefacts (chopping tools from 2,6 mio years ago) to the enormous diversity of products we live with today.
Can this artifactual evolution be compared with organic evolution? What are the influencing factors?
Which principles are there behind artifactual evolution?
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