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Title Construction Research Congress 2012 : construction challenges in a flat world : proceedings of the 2012 Construction Research Congress, May 21-23, 2012, West Lafayette, Indiana / sponsored by Construction Institute (CI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Division of Construction Engineering and Management of Purdue University ; edited by Hubo Cai [and others].
Imprint Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2012.


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Description 1 online resource (2529 pages) : illustrations
Note Title from online table of contents page (viewed Mar. 20, 2013).
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Building -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Construction industry -- Congresses.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Equipment Technology Innovation for Extreme-Batter Pile Driving Operations -- Evaluation of Data Requirements for Computerized Constructability Analysis of Pavement Rehabilitation Projects -- Integrated Construction Engineering Activities to Satisfy Challenging Project Objectives -- Monitoring the Efficiency of Bridge Construction Using LWSM Model -- Pilot Tube Microtunneling : A Current State of Practice in North America -- Task Analysis for Improving Training of Construction Equipment Operators -- A Conceptual Model to Develop a Worker Performance Measurement Tool to Improve Construction Productivity -- A Framework for Construction Strategy Formulation and Visualization -- A Risk-Sensitive Markup Decision Model -- A Study on Crew Performance Measurement by Using Heart Rate and Oxygen Consumption -- Accuracy Analysis of Selected Tools for Estimating Contract Time on Highway Construction Projects -- Algorithm for Time-Cost Tradeoff Analysis in Construction Projects by Aggregating Activity-Level Singularity Functions -- An Analytic Review of Earned Value Management Studies in the Construction Industry -- An Optimization Model for Maximizing the Benefits of Fast-Tracking Construction Projects -- Analysis of Risk-Response Measures for Tunneling Projects -- Analysis of the Work Flow in a Complex Project -- Are Soft Costs Increasing in Transit Projects? -- Attribute-Based Risk Model for Measuring Safety Risk of Struck-By Accidents -- Comparison of Design Risk Factors of Multistory Commercial Office Buildings -- Continuous Process Planning and Controlling Techniques for Construction Productivity Performance Enhancement -- Creating Automated Crane Work Plans Using Real Time Operational Data and Predictive Analysis -- Critical Risk Factors in Project Delivery Method Selection for Highway Projects -- Designer, Contractor, and Owner Views on the Topic of Design for Construction Worker Safety -- Development of a Framework for Identifying Information Bottlenecks and Evaluating Different Data Capture Technologies to Support Proactive Productivity Management -- Development of Fuzzy Enabled Shuffled Frog Leaping Algorithm with Activity Splitting Allowed in Construction Project Scheduling -- Exploring the Impact of WorkFace Planning on Labour Productivity Variance Mitigation on Industrial Construction Projects : A Mathematical Framework -- Finance-Based Scheduling for Multiple Projects with Multimode Activities -- Formalizing the Four-Dimensional (4D) Topology As the Base for 4D Analysis in Construction Planning -- Hazard Recognition Methods in the Construction Industry -- Historical Data Driven and Component Based Prediction Models for Predicting Preliminary Engineering Costs of Roadway Projects -- Identification of Changes Formation Scenarios in Construction Projects Based on Changes Occurrence Paths Analysis -- Information Exchange Requirements for Capital Equipment and Facility Infrastructure for Semiconductor Facilities.
Interface Management Model for Mega Capital Projects -- Is the Information Available from Historical Time Series Data on Economic, Energy, and Construction Market Variables Useful to Explain Variations in ENR Construction Cost Index? -- Maximizing Labor Stability As a Sustainability Performance Indicator in Project Scheduling -- Method Using Metric-Based Performance Feedback to Predict Client Satisfaction A Hospital Case Study -- Modeling Measures of Float Monetization for Quantitative Risk Management of Construction Projects -- Pipe Spool Fabrication Sequencing by Automated Planning -- Predicting the Preliminary Engineering Duration of Bridge Projects -- Relationships between Methods for Constructability Analysis during Design and Constructability Failures in Projects -- Safety Risk Analysis and Proposing Risk Mitigation Strategies for Operations and Maintenance Activities in Highways : A Qualitative Method -- Schedule Assessment and Evaluation -- Stochastic Method for Forecasting Project Time and Cost -- Understanding of Target Value Design for Integrated Project Delivery with the Context of Game Theory -- A Framework for an Integrated and Evolutionary Body of Knowledge -- A Framework for Automatic Safety Checking of Building Information Models -- A Model for Product-Process Integration in the Building Industry Using Industry Foundation Classes and Design Structure Matrix -- A Semantic Approach to Representation, Sharing, and Discovery of Construction Simulation Models -- An Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model for BIM-Based FM -- Automated Generation of 4D Building Information Models through Spatial Reasoning -- Automated Regulatory Information Extraction from Building Codes : Leveraging Syntactic and Semantic Information -- Automatic Identification of Unsafe Bending Behavior of Construction Workers Using Real-Time Location Sensing and Physiological Status Monitoring -- Cognitive Analysis of Field Managers -- Comparing Information Technology Adoption between Developing and Developed Countries -- Conceptual Framework of the Green Building Information Management System -- Concurrent Data Collection Method for Building Energy Analysis Using Project Temporary Database -- Construction Research Data Management -- Construction to Operations Exchange : Challenges of Implementing COBie and BIM in a Large Owner Organization -- Context-Aware Computing Framework for Improved Bridge Inspection -- Coordination Process and Network Centrality in ISGI Airport's Wayfinding Project -- Cost-Effective Mobile Application Strategies in a Competitive and Economically Challenged Industry -- Facilities Management Interaction with Healthcare Delivery Process -- Identifying Energy Auditing Process and Information Exchange Requirements for the Commercial Building Retrofit Sector -- Leveraging Building Information Models to Support Supply Chain Decisions in Construction Projects -- Machine Vision-Based Infrastructure As-Built Documentation Using Edge Points -- Providing Query Support to Leverage BIM for Construction -- Rethinking the Cost Estimating Process through 5D BIM : A Case Study -- Spatio-Temporal Safety Analysis of Construction Site Operations Using GPS Data -- Value-Sensitive Construction : Value Discovery in Building Projects -- A Boundary Condition-Based Algorithm for Locating Construction Site Objects Using RFID and GPS -- A Framework of RFID and GPS for Tracking Construction Site Dynamics -- A Non-Intrusive Occupancy Monitoring System for Demand Driven HVAC Operations -- Activity-Based Data Fusion for Automated Progress Tracking of Construction Projects -- Analysis of XBOX Kinect Sensor Data for Use on Construction Sites : Depth Accuracy and Sensor Interference Assessment -- Application of Microsoft Kinect Sensor for Tracking Construction Workers.
Application Potential of Ultra-Wide Band Radar for Detecting Buried Obstructions in Construction -- Automated Vision-Based Recognition of Construction Worker Actions for Building Interior Construction Operations Using RGBD Cameras -- Automated Visual Recognition of Construction Equipment Actions Using Spatio-Temporal Features and Multiple Binary Support Vector Machines -- Automating and Optimizing Spatial Data Processing Workflows for Civil Infrastructure Inspection -- Binary and Multi-Class Classification of Fused LIDAR-Imagery Data Using an Ensemble Method -- Classification of Bricklaying Activities in Work Sampling Categories Using Accelerometers -- Comparison of Image-Based and Time-of-Flight-Based Technologies for 3D Reconstruction of Infrastructure -- Detection of Construction Workers in Video Frames for Automatic Initialization of Vision Trackers -- Effects of Planning and Data Collection Approaches on the Quality of Processed Laser Scanned Data : Lessons Learned -- Image-Based 3D Mapping of Rebar Location for Automated Assessment of Safe Drilling Areas Prior to Placing Embedments in Concrete Bridge Decks -- Productivity Enhancement for Maintenance Equipment Operations Using Telematics Technology -- Proximity Sensing and Warning Technology for Heavy Construction Equipment Operation -- Rapid 3D Energy Performance Modeling of Existing Buildings Using Thermal and Digital Imagery -- Real-Time Posture Analysis of Construction Workers for Ergonomics Training -- RFID+ for Tracking Earthmoving Operations -- Sensor Modeling of Laser Scanners for Automated Scan Planning on Construction Jobsites -- Vision-Based Motion Detection for Safety Behavior Analysis in Construction -- Vision-Based Recognition of Dirt Loading Cycles in Construction Sites -- A Case Study of 3D Imaging Productivity Needs to Support Infrastructure Construction -- A Hybrid Framework for Modeling Construction Operations Using Discrete Event Simulation and System Dynamics -- A Special Purpose Simulation Template for Modeling Tire Usage of Mining Truck Fleet -- A VR Model of Ergonomics and Productivity Assessment in Panelized Construction Production Line -- Activity Criticality Index Assessment Using Critical Path Segment Technique and Interactive Simulation -- Agent-Based Simulation of Labour Emergency Evacuation in High-Rise Building Construction Sites -- An Ontological Approach to Building Information Model Exchanges in the Precast/Pre-Stressed Concrete Industry -- Application of Electimize in Solving the Construction Site Layout Planning Optimization Problem -- Assessing Productivity Improvement of Quick Connection Systems in the Steel Construction Industry Using Building Information Modeling (BIM) -- Augmenting BIM with 3D Imaging Data to Control Drilling for Embeds into Reinforced Concrete Bridge Decks -- Automated 3D Building Envelope Recognition from Point Clouds for Energy Analysis -- Automated Planning and Design of Formwork for Freeform Shell Structures -- BIM + AR : A Framework of Bringing BIM to Construction Site -- Change Management with Building Information Models : A Case Study -- Combined Discrete and Continuous Modeling of Construction Activities Using Three Phase Activity Scanning Approach -- Construction Processes Planning of TBM Tunneling Projects : A System Dynamics Approach -- Creating 3D Web-Based Game Environment Using BIM Models for Virtual On-Site Visiting of Building HVAC Systems -- Data Management for Construction Processes Using Fuzzy Approach -- Developing As-Built Building Information Model Using Construction Process History Captured by a Laser Scanner and a Camera -- Development of 4D Public Participation GIS to Improve Communication of City Transformation Processes -- GIS-Based Buffering for Construction Workspace Management -- Hybrid Approach to Visualize Building Energy Information Model in Geospatial Application Programs -- Integrated BIM/Lean Base Production Line Schedule Model for Modular Construction Manufacturing.
Modeling of Continuous Stochastic Construction Operations for Discrete Event Simulation -- Monitoring and Visualization of Building Construction Embodied Carbon Footprint Using DnAR-N-Dimensional Augmented Reality Models -- Multi-Criteria Design Evaluation and Optimization of School Buildings Using Artificial Intelligent Approaches -- Photo-Modeling for Construction Site Space Planning -- Remote Monitoring of Dynamic Construction Processes Using Automated Equipment Tracking -- Rendering Stereoscopic Augmented Reality Scenes with Occlusions Using Depth from Stereo and Texture Mapping -- Sensitivity of Energy Simulation Models to Occupancy Related Parameters in Commercial Buildings -- Structural Steel Fabrication Special Purpose Simulation -- A Framework of Teamwork Attributes Affecting Workers' Safety -- A Quantitative Approach for Measuring Managerial Interfaces in the Development of a Capital Project -- A Research Framework for Work Sampling and Its Application in Developing Comparative Direct and Support Activity Proportions for Different Trades -- Corporate Safety Performance Benchmarking in Construction -- Effective Methods and Learning Environment for Retaining Cost Estimating Knowledge and Skills -- Exploring Absenteeism Control Policies with Awareness of the Effect of Group Norms on Absence Behavior, Using Agent-Based Modeling -- Impact of Inter-Firm Collaboration Networks in International Construction Projects -- Implementation of Survey Method in a Construction Team Effectiveness Study -- Institutional Issues Related to Project Governance of Infrastructure PPP Projects in India -- Interpreting Design Practice from the Lens of Heidegger's Modes of Being -- Long and High Jumps : Knowledge Sharing Connections That Span Geographic and Disciplinary Boundaries in Interdisciplinary Intra-Firm Networks -- The Need for Indices to Assess the Health of the Construction Industry -- Relationship between Floor Number and Labor Productivity in Multistory Structural Work : A Case Study -- Strategic Management Concepts and Practices in Pakistan : A Construction Industry Perspective -- Sustainable Management of Infrastructure Projects : The Role of Workers' Satisfaction through Financial Loss Reduction -- Assessment of Public Opposition to Infrastructure Developments : The Case of Nuclear Power Projects -- Hybrid Genetic Algorithm Parameter Effects for Optimization of Construction Resource Allocation Problem -- Impact of Design Cost on Design Bid Build Project Performance -- Optimal Material Logistics Planning in Congested Construction Sites -- Stochastic Optimization of Construction Projects Planning with Genetic Algorithm -- Valuation of Minimum Revenue Guarantees for PPP Wastewater Treatment Plants -- A Comparative Study on Environmental Life Cycle Impacts of Curtain Walls -- A Framework for Evaluating Sustainable Rural Development : A Case Study Using a Distributed Water Reclamation Facility -- A Framework for Managing Construction Demolition Waste : Economic Determinants of Recycling -- A Real Options Model to Evaluate Investments in Photovoltaic (PV) Systems -- An Experimental Approach to Optimizing Natural Ventilation in Public Spaces of Complex Buildings -- Carbon Emissions of On-Site Equipment Use in Post-Tensioned Slab Foundation Construction -- Comparison and Analysis of International Construction Waste Management Policies -- Concrete Recycling and Utilization of Recycled Concrete : An Investigation of the Barriers and Drivers within the Phoenix Metropolitan Area -- Developing a Carbon Footprint Calculator for Construction Buildings -- Developing a Framework for Pre-Design Process Simulation for Green Buildings -- Developing a Target Value Design Protocol for Commercial Energy Retrofits Part 1 -- Developing a Target Value Design Protocol for Commercial Energy Retrofits Part 2.
Economic and Environmental Assessment of Deconstruction Strategies Using Building Information Modeling -- Effectiveness of Green-Roof on Reducing Energy Consumption through Simulation Program for a Residential Building -- Environmental Impacts Assessment on Construction Sites -- Environmentally Friendly Stabilization of Unpaved Shoulders -- Estimating the Economic, Energy, and Environmental Impact of Earthwork Activities -- Evaluating Energy Savings Potential in United States Residential Buildings -- Evaluating Net-Zero Energy Houses from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 -- Evaluation Model for Carbon Dioxide Emissions of Construction Methods -- Exploratory Study of Sustainability Knowledge Management in Capital Project Offices -- Green and Non-Green School Buildings : An Empirical Comparison of Construction Cost and Schedule -- Human-Building Interaction for Energy Conservation in Office Buildings -- Improving Uncertainty Estimate of Embodied-Energy of Construction Materials Using Analytical Hierarchical Process in Weighted DQI Method -- Introducing the Concept of Emissions Liability Insurance in Managing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions and Promoting Sustainability in Construction Projects -- Minimizing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Construction Activities and Processes -- Minimum Operational Emissions in Earthmoving -- Monitoring System for Operational Efficiency and Environmental Performance of Construction Operations Using Vibration Signal Analysis -- Multi-Attribute Decision Making in Choosing Suitable Construction Waste Management Methods -- Multi-Criteria Decision Making to Improve Performance in Construction Projects with LEED Certification -- Multi-Objective Criteria for the Optimal Design of Sustainable Water Distribution Networks -- Nitrogen Oxide Reduction and Nitrate Measurements on TiO2 Photocatalytic Pervious Concrete Pavement -- Practicality and Sustainability of Using HVFA for Concrete Sidewalks -- A Project Based Framework for Assessing and Monitoring Highway Construction Greenhouse Gas Emissions -- Review of Existing Transportation Sustainability Initiatives and Their Applicability to Qatar -- Sustainable Energy Performance Indicators of Green Building in Developing Countries -- Sustainable Fuel Cells for Residential Construction : Challenges and Opportunities -- Toward a More Sustainable Rating for the Built Environment : A Comprehensive Construction Assessment Framework -- Using a Thematic Framework to Compare Sustainability Rating Systems Applicable to Transportation Projects -- Value Creation Chain for Going Green : Evidence from the Construction Industry -- Water Reclamation Strategies in the Built Environment A Framework and Case Study of a University Campus -- Assessing the Impact of Physical Prototyping in First-Year Engineering Education -- Collaborative Authoring for On-Line Construction Curricula -- Developing a Serious Game for Construction Planning and Scheduling Education -- Ensuring Scientific Rigor of JCEM Papers through Transparent Reviews of Scholarship -- Evaluating Construction Management Programs at the Graduate Level in the U.S. -- Expected Outcomes of a Construction Career : Gender Identity and Engineers Without Borders-USA -- Exploration of New Frontiers for Educating Engineers through Local and Global Service-Learning Projects -- Learning Assessment Strategies for an Educational Construction Safety Video Game -- Measuring the Value of "All Play and No Work" : Can the Rigorous Assessment of Simulation Games Drive Innovative Teaching in Construction? -- Problem-Based Learning and Learning-through-Service for Sustainability Education -- Student-Centered Teaching Construction Equipment and Methods to 350 Students -- Teaching Social Sustainability in Sustainable Construction and Infrastructure Courses : A Collaborative Approach -- Using Tele-Engineering As a Tool to Reverse Engineer the Inka Road -- Working in Inter-Disciplinary, Multi-Cultural Teams : Lessons from the Field.
Creating a Community-Based Housing Response Pool -- GIS for the Geo-Referenced Analysis and Rapid Dissemination of Forensic Evidence Collected in the Aftermath of the Tuscaloosa Tornado -- Hazard Management : Integrated Framework for Engineering and Public Policy -- Measuring Community Resilience and Recovery : A Content Analysis of Indicators -- Modeling Dynamics of Post-Disaster Recovery -- Adaptive Stormwater Sewer System Management for Climate Change -- Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation for Hazard Management -- Alternative Quality Organizations in Highway Design and Construction -- Analysis of Heterogeneity in Infrastructure Condition Assessment Models -- Approval Risks in Transportation Infrastructure Projects in India -- Assessment of Public Perceptions of Innovative Financing for Infrastructure -- Causes for Sustainable Maintenance and Operation of On-Site Sanitation Systems -- Complex Systems Modeling of Infrastructure Assets, Operators, Users, and Politicians Using System Dynamics -- Design of Concession and Annual Payments for Availability Payment Public Private Partnership (PPP) Projects -- Innovation Policy Assessment for Civil Infrastructure System-of-Systems -- Long Term Concessions on Public-Private Partnership Projects How to Make This Right? -- Maintaining Subway Infrastructure Using BIM -- Optimization Application for Financial Viability Evaluation of PPP Toll Road Projects -- The Relationship between Delivery Processes and Transportation Projects' Performance -- Theoretical Framework for Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management Based on Review of Best Practices -- Advanced Construction Technologies for the Nuclear Construction Industry -- Challenges in the Planning Process of Infrastructure Projects in Germany -- Characterization of Nano Particles Released during Asphalt and Concrete Laboratory Activities -- Construction and Maintenance of Concrete Piles in Corrosive and Destructive Marine Environments Based on Study of the Persian Gulf Marine Installations -- Cost Normalization for Global Capital Projects Benchmarking -- Empirical Simulation to Compare Opportunistic Bidding Behavior in China and the U.S.A. -- Railroad Construction Opportunities in an Age of Global Warming and Peak Oil -- A Benchmarking Framework for Public Transportation Projects Delivery -- Assessing CII Best Practices Applicability -- Barriers to Applying Probabilistic Risk Analysis in Design and Construction Projects -- Common Barriers to Effective Front-End Planning of Capital Projects -- Industry Practices for Estimating, Controlling, and Managing Key Indirect Construction Costs at the Project Level -- Improving Concrete Trade Labor Productivity through the Use of Innovations -- Owner and Contractor Jobsite Organizations -- Quantification of Front End Planning Input Parameters in Capital Projects -- Safety Incidents and High-Risk Activities of Masonry Construction -- Two-Dimensional Globalizing Index and Globalizing Self-Assessment Tool for Engineering and Construction Companies.
Other Author Cai, Hubo.
American Society of Civil Engineers.
Construction Institute.
Purdue University. Division of Construction Engineering and Management.
Other Title Construction challenges in a flat world.