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3D Mass Customization Toolkits Design, Part II: Heuristic Evaluation of Online Toolkits.

Zhao, H., McLoughlin, L., Adzhiev, V. and Pasko, A., 2019. 3D Mass Customization Toolkits Design, Part II: Heuristic Evaluation of Online Toolkits. Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 16 (2), pp. 223-242.

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DOI: 10.14733/cadaps.2019.223-242

Abstract

Web-based 3D toolkits create a virtual product environment in Mass Customization (MC) sites, allowing consumers to design their own products or services. A large amount of effort has clearly been expended to build a number of commercial web-based 3D MC systems, but few studies have been conducted to evaluate them, especially their toolkit design. In this paper we take a practical perspective and apply an Online 3D Mass Customization Toolkit Evaluation Model, proposed in our previous study [25], to evaluate four commercial web-based 3D toolkits. This evaluation indicates that current 3D toolkits are still at an early development stage and there are opportunities for improvement. We therefore conclude by identifying a number of open research questions in terms of solution space design, interaction design, enabling technologies and individual differences.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1686-4360
Additional Information:This work is funded by the European Commission Horizon 2020 - Marie Curie Individual Fellowship [grant number 661501].
Uncontrolled Keywords:3D toolkit design; toolkit evaluation; 3D modeling technology
Group:Faculty of Media & Communication
ID Code:31314
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:05 Oct 2018 11:10
Last Modified:21 Jan 2019 16:25

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