A Multi Agent System to Manage Ideas during Collaborative Creativity Workshops

Davy Monticolo
2014 International Journal of Future Computer and Communication  
During creativity workshops, participants and creativity quizmasters work together in a collaborative way to generate new ideas. They will follow the creativity process based on different phases: discover the topic, apply the creativity methods, generate ideas, formalize ideas, share and evaluate their ideas and select innovative ideas. Up to now, the creativity workshops use simple tools like paperboards, post-its or idea sheets to capture their ideas. With such tools they don't have the
more » ... ility to evaluate, compare, share and select their ideas. In this paper we describe the architecture of a multi agent system called CIMAS (Creativity Ideas Managed by Agent Systems) which helps the participants in a creativity workshop to generate, capture, collect and select their ideas. Index Terms-Multi agent system, creativity, ideas ontology 1 http://www.artsciencelabs.org/the-labs/ 2
doi:10.7763/ijfcc.2014.v3.269 fatcat:nbigunlmm5hotjmcvhlq5birhq