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Title Building a sustainable future : proceedings of the 2009 Construction Research Congress, April 5-7, 2009, Seattle, Washington / sponsored by Construction Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers [and] University of Washington ; edited by Samuel T. Ariaratnam, Eddy M. Rojas.
Imprint Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (2 volumes (xiv, 1508, I-7 pages)) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Building -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Construction industry -- Congresses.
Sustainable architecture -- Congresses.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents An Automated Tool for Identifying the Implications of Changes in Construction Projects -- Development of Human Pose Analyzing Algorithms for the Determination of Construction Productivity in Real-Time -- Benefits and Barriers of Monitoring Construction Activities Using Hi-Resolution Automated Cameras -- Pro-Active-Real-Time Personnel Warning System -- Interactive Visual Construction Progress Monitoring with D4Ar : 4D Augmented Reality : Models -- Visualization Application for Interior Progress Monitoring in 3D Environment -- Automated Data Acquisition System to Assess Construction Worker Performance -- Project Information Management in Mega Oil Sands Projects -- Validation of Vision Tracking at Egnatia Odos Motorway -- Towards Establishing an Innovativeness Index for Construction Sites -- Evaluation of Work Zone Capacity Models -- The Relationship between Information Technology and Construction Productivity: A View from Country-Level Data -- Construction Industry Productivity: Omitted Quality Characteristics in Construction Price Indices -- Measuring Construction Productivity Using the WRITE System -- Construction Student Technology Skill Assessment: A Survey Instrument -- 3D-GIS Based Earthwork Planning System for Productivity Improvement -- Surveying Methods for Bilingual Construction Workers -- Overtime and Productivity in Electrical Construction -- Unabsorbed Overhead: Eichleay and Other Methods -- Approaches for Structuring Concession Lengths and Toll Rates for Transportation Infrastructure PPPs -- Analyzing the Institutional Framework for Urban Public Private Partnerships in Indian States -- Effects of the Regulatory Environment on Construction Project Delivery Method Selection -- Development of a Fuzzy Expert System for Surety Underwriting -- Analysis of Design-Build Procurement Activities Durations for Highway Projects -- Factors Affecting Litigation Outcomes of Differing Site Conditions (DSC) Disputes: A Logistic Regression Models (LRM) -- Study of Less Than Average Bid Method -- Investigation of Supply Chain Management Practices in Industrial Projects: State of Practice vs. State of Knowledge -- A New Approach to Contracting Design Professionals -- Mapping the Value Thread in Local Government Service Delivery in South Africa -- How Far a Contract Can Be Stretched? The First Building Block for Procurement Engineering -- Exploring the Learning Styles of the Construction Practitioners in Hong Kong -- Integrating Uncertainty Management in Strategic Planning Practice -- The Last Decade Analysis and the Near Future Trends in International Construction -- Beyond Sustainability: The Contractor's Role in Regenerative System Design -- Acquiring Local Knowledge for International Projects -- Investigation and Modeling of Critical Success Factors in Construction Organizations -- Use of A3 Reports to Focus Design and Construction Conversations -- Creating Organizational Change: Minimizing Client Generated Construction Inefficiencies at the US Army Medical Command -- How to Determine Construction Project Rain Delay Times Using Local Rainfall Databases in Asheville, NC -- Integrated Module for Mobile Crane Dynamic Instability Analysis and Supporting System Design -- The Realities of Building Information Modeling for Collaboration in the AEC Industry -- Virtual Construction Automation for Modular Assembly Operations -- Identification of Data Items Needed for Automatic Clash Detection in MEP Design Coordination -- Early Design Energy Analysis Using BIMs (Building Information Models) -- Improving Site Utilization Planning through the Use of Interactive Workspaces -- Nanotechnology: Benefits, Barriers, and Impact on Construction -- Ontology-Based, Semi-Automatic Framework for Storing and Retrieving On-Site Construction Problem Information : An RFID-Based Case Study -- Building Information Model: The Role and Need of the Constructors -- Developing Construction Network-Based Interface Management System -- Virtual Supervision in Construction Projects -- 3D Work Environment Modeling for the Intelligent Excavation System (IES) -- Querying IFC-Based Building Information Models to Support Construction Management Functions -- Advanced Quality Control Methods for Road Paving Construction by Utilizing Sensory Devices -- Embodied Energy of CDW Recycling and Technical Metabolism Due to Regional Differences and Building Designs -- A Proposed Eco-Labeling Method for Building Design -- A Decision-Making Framework to Assess Stakeholder Value in Adoption of Sustainable Practices in Construction -- Key Attributes of a Longitudinal Study of Green Project Delivery -- Performance Testing of an Integrated Solar Collector System -- Incentives for Green Residential Construction -- Adaptable and Visitable Housing: Affordable and Sustainable Changes -- LEED Certification: A Constructor's Perspective -- Optimization Model for the Selection of Materials Using the LEED Green Building Rating System -- Quantification of Carbon Footprint on Underground Utility Projects -- Improving Energy Efficiency in Building through Automated Computer Design Process -- Key Processes in the Building Delivery of Green Hospitals -- An Investigation of Real Option Theory to Evaluate Design, Procurement and Construction of Renewable Energy Facilities -- Economic and Environmental Analysis of Residential Greywater Systems for Toilet Use -- Sustainability for Advanced Technology Facilities -- Financial Model for Insuring against Catastrophic Storm Risks -- Development of the STAR Tool for the Management of Shutdown/Turnaround/Outage Projects -- Integrating Productivity and Safety Analysis with the Task Demand Methodology: A Case of Concrete Paving -- The Validity of Data Dependent System Modelling to Predict Relative Physiological Workload during Construction Work -- Catastrophe Risk Management for Private-Public Partnership (PPP) Infrastructure Projects -- Applying Insurance Pricing Theory for Pricing ADR as an Insurance Product -- A Prediction Model for Construction Project Time Contingency -- Project Risk Identification Methods for Construction Planning and Execution -- Supporting Market Entry Decisions for Global Expansion Using Real Option + Scenario Planning Analysis -- Resilience Engineering: A New Approach for Safety Management -- Identifying and Communicating Project Stakeholder Risks -- A Risk-Based Approach to Contingency Estimation in Highway Project Development -- Aligning Pre-Construction Planning and Project Management in the Electrical Construction Industry -- Multi-Objective Optimization of Resource Scheduling in Construction Projects -- Automated CPM Schedule Generation for Early Project Planning: Methodology and Case Study -- Developing Effective Visual Representations to Monitor Project Performance -- Life-Cycle Assessment of Titanium Dioxide Coatings -- Global Optimization of Dynamic Site Layout Planning in Construction Projects -- Understanding Collaborative Working Processes of Temporary Project Teams in Large-Scale Construction Projects -- Modeling the Effect of an Alternative Review Process: Case Study of a State Permitting Agency -- An Approach to Classifying Uncertainties in Construction Schedules -- Assessment of Methods for Adjusting Construction Cost Estimates by Geographical Location -- Time Prediction for Highway Pavement Projects Using Regression Analysis -- Development of People-Based Maps Experience Management System for Construction Projects -- Application of the Resource-Constrained Critical Path Method to Multiple Calendars and Progressed Schedules -- Validating Renovation Phasing Schedules Using 4D Model Based Methods -- Mapping Actors and Roles in Construction Knowledge -- The Current Use of Offsite Construction Techniques in the United States Construction Industry -- Forecasting Construction Manpower Demand: An Econometric Model -- The Core of Eden: A Case Study on Model-Based Collaboration for Integrated Project Delivery -- Visualization Configuration Model for Integrating Presentation of Construction Project Management Data -- Stakeholder Views on IT in Construction: A North American Perspective -- Rules and Guidelines for Improving the Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Coordination Process for Buildings -- Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Lean Supply System: A Case Study of Rebar Supply in High-Rise Condominium Construction Projects -- Production Flow in the Construction of Tall Buildings -- How to Lower the River to Reveal the Rocks without Putting a Hole in Your Boat -- Overcoming the Hurdle of First Cost: Action Research in Target Costing -- Structural Design Iteration: The Application of DSM to Seismic Retrofit -- From Lean to Green Construction: A Natural Extension -- Progress Monitoring of Construction Projects Using Neural Networks Pattern Recognition -- Material Selection in Building Construction Using Optimal Scoring Method (OSM).
Development of Project Level Engineering Productivity Benchmarking Index -- A Framework for Integrating Elitist GA and Project Management Tool -- Creating Value in Housing Projects: The Use of Post-Occupancy Analysis to Develop New Projects -- Preparation of Incongruous Economic Datasets for Regression Analysis -- Risk Assessment for Water Mains Using Fuzzy Approach -- An Automated System for Optimizing Temporary Housing Arrangements after Natural Disasters -- Planning Post-Disaster Reconstruction Efforts of Damaged Transportation Networks -- Assessment of Impacts of High-Rise Buildings on the Electric and Transportation Infrastructures in Developing Countries -- Extracting Surveying Goals from Point Clouds to Support Construction and Infrastructure Inspection -- Infrastructure Risk Management in Renewable Energy Projects Using Risk Flexibility Theory -- The Impacts of Infrastructure PPPs on Public Sector Capacity -- Automated Defect Detection in Urban Wastewater Pipes Using Invariant Features Found in Video Images -- Real-Time Concrete Damage Visual Assessment for First Responders -- Interactive Augmented Reality Visualization for Improved Damage Prevention and Maintenance of Underground Infrastructure -- Collaborative Tunneling Simulation Using Synthetic Environments -- Development of a Numerical Model for Predicting Pulling Loads on Fusible PVC Pipe -- Horizontal Directional Drilling on the Snoqualmie River: A Case Study -- Risk Allocation in Standard Forms of General Conditions for Tunneling Contracts -- Trenchless in Anchorage : Case Studies -- Integrated Simulation-Based Scheduling for Module Assembly Yard -- Integrating Agent-Based Simulation with Game Theory to Investigate the Hold-Up Problem in Project Networks -- Modeling Architecture for Hybrid System Dynamics and Discrete Event Simulation -- Planning Temporary Hoists for Building Construction -- Alliance Team Selection for Infrastructure Projects Using Monte Carlo Simulations -- Real-Time Simulation for Look-Ahead Scheduling of Heavy Construction Projects -- Development of a Construction Engineering Laboratory Course and Facility -- A Balanced View of Sustainability in Civil Engineering and Construction -- Engagement of Industry in Best Practices Research -- Assessing Traits for Success in Individual and Team Performance in an Engineering Course -- One Approach to Incorporating Sustainable Design into Undergraduate Engineering Programs -- Construction Education in Second Life -- Enhancing Construction Education with Contextual Service Learning -- Improving the Internship Experience: Creating a Win-Win for Students, Industry and Faculty -- Improving Course Comprehension through Experiential Learning -- Visualization and Multimedia Applications in Cost Estimating Education -- Work Experience Impacts on Construction Management Students' Cognitions Related to Construction Waste Recycling -- Key Skills for Graduating Construction Management Students : A Comparative Study of Industry and Academic Perspectives -- Research Validation in the Construction Domain -- Research Methods Associated with Situational Simulations in Construction -- Constructing Research with Case Studies -- Techniques for Evaluating Automated Knowledge Acquisition from Contract Documents -- Techniques to Minimize Bias When Using the Delphi Method to Quantify Construction Safety and Health Risks -- Opinion-Based Research: Lessons Learned from Four Approaches.
Other Author Ariaratnam, S. T.
Rojas, Eddy M.
Construction Institute.
University of Washington.
Other Title Print version: Construction Research Congress (2009 : Seattle, Wash.). Building a sustainable future. Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2009 9780784410202