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Title Construction Research Congress 2014 : construction in a global network : proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress, May 19-21, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA / sponsored by Construction Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, School of Building Construction at Georgia Institute of Technology ; edited by Daniel Castro-Lacouture, Javier Irizarry, Baabak Ashuri.
Imprint Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2014.


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Description 1 online resource (xix, 2394 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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Online resource; title from online table of contents page (viewed August 4, 2014).
Subject Risk management -- Congresses.
Sustainable development -- Congresses.
Building -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Construction industry -- Congresses.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Enabling 3D Topological Analysis for Building Models with Boundary Representation -- Robust Context Free Segmentation of Unordered 3D Point Cloud Models -- Comparison of Experienced and Novice BIM Coordinators in Performing Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Coordination Tasks -- A Framework for Developing an As-built Virtual Environment to Advance Training of Crane Operators -- Client-Server Interaction Knowledge Discovery for Operations-level Construction Simulation Using Process Data -- Similarities and Differences between Humans' and Social Insects' Building Processes and Building Behaviors -- Differences in Skills Reported by Construction Professionals Who Use BIM/VDC -- Estimating the Size of Temporary Facilities in Construction Site Layout Planning Using Simulation -- Confidence Building of a System Dynamics Model on the Causation of Construction Workers' Unsafe Behaviors -- A Motion Sensor-based User Interface for Construction Drawings Navigation -- Issues of Translating BIM for Mobile Augmented Reality (MAR) Environments -- An Agent-based Model for Exploring Formation of Housing Prices : Housing Market Laboratory (HoML) -- Scalable Nonparametric Parsing for Segmentation and Recognition of High-quantity, Low-cost Highway Assets from Car-mounted Video Streams -- Automatic Cave-in Safety Risk Identification in Construction Excavation.
Integrating BIM with Green Building Certification System, Energy Analysis, and Cost Estimating Tools to Conceptually Design Sustainable Buildings -- Development of a Novel BIM-Energy Use Ontology -- Comparing Mindfulness in Manual and 4D-Supported Coordination Practices -- Passive RFID and BIM for Real-time Visualization and Location Tracking -- Exploring BIMs as Avatars : Using 3D Virtual Worlds to Improve Collaboration with Models -- Development of a Cell-based Simulation Model for Earthmoving Operation using Real-time Location Data -- Social Learning's Effect on Absenteeism : The Effect of Project Turnover -- Implementation of Rapid As-built Building Information Modeling Using Mobile LiDAR -- Application of Photogrammetry : 3D Modeling of a Historic Building -- Case Studies of BIM Practices within Mechanical Contractors -- Employing LiDAR Scanning for Drywall Prefabrication : A Qualitative Pilot Proof of Concept Study -- Live Capture of Energy-related Knowledge into BIM Systems -- Object-based 3D Intelligent Model for Construction Planning/Simulation in a Highway Construction -- A Case Study of Embedding Real-time Infrastructure Sensor Data to BIM -- Potential Application of BIM in Cost-Benefit Analysis of Demolition Waste Management -- A Road Maintenance Management Tool for Rural Roads in Kenya -- A Tool to Select Road Maintenance Contracting Methods -- Embedded Wireless Communication Platform Addresses Crane Safety and Efficiency.
Eliciting Constructability Knowledge for BIM-enabled Automated, Rule-based Constructability Review : A Case Study of Formwork -- Demystifying the Time-Effort Distribution Curves in Construction Projects : A BIM and non-BIM Comparison -- Enhancement of Learning Objectives in Construction Engineering Education : A Step toward Simulation Assessment -- Teams Assessing Teams : How Assessment is Affected by Team Member Personality Traits -- Transforming Building Design through Integrated Project Delivery in Architectural and Engineering Education -- Evaluating the Implementation of Lean Construction into Construction Education -- Toward a Framework for Construction Ethics Education : A Meta-Framework of Construction Ethics Education Topics -- Benefit-Cost Analysis of International Instructional Methods for Construction Management and Engineering Students -- A New Model for Offering Construction Education on MOOC Platforms -- Parade Plus : A Simulation Game for Investigating and Teaching Strategies for Managing Production Variability and Dependence -- A Collaborative Learning Community on Service-Learning in Energy Conservation and Efficiency -- Preparing a Project Manual : A Comprehensive Project View.
Optimal Configurations of Design and Construction Decisions to Maximize Social Quality-of-Life for Single-Family Housing Residents -- A Systems Approach for Sustainability Assessment of Civil Infrastructure Projects -- Achieving Higher Energy Efficiency in High-Performance Buildings Using Integrated Practices : A Fuzzy Set- Qualitative Comparative Analysis Approach -- Results of a Case Study on Quantifying Fuel Use and Emissions for a Bridge Replacement Project -- Development of the Simple Estimating Tool to Assess the Energy Cost Savings of Attic Radiant Barrier System in Temperate Climate Regions -- A Multiobjective Harmony-Search Algorithm for Building Life-cycle Energy Optimization -- Carbon Footprint of Panelized Construction : An Empirical and Comparative Study -- Transition from Low-rise to High-rise Zero Carbon Buildings : The Potential of Socio-Technical Systems -- Mapping WASH Sustainability Frameworks to Legitimacy Theory -- Financial Valuation for Commercial Energy Retrofits under Private Risks -- Carbon Abatement and Its Cost in Construction Activities -- Contractors' Perspective on the Selection of Innovative Sustainable Technologies for Low-carbon Retail Buildings -- Methodology to Forecast the Emissions from Construction Equipment for a Transportation Construction Project -- Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions in Low-cost Building Envelopes : A Case Study of Low-strength Masonry Systems -- Encouraging Elegant Solutions by Applying Choice Architecture to Infrastructure Project Delivery.
Development and Validation of a Framework for Evaluation of Integrated Design Teams of Sustainable High-performance Buildings -- Assessing Occupants' Energy-load Variation in Commercial and Educational Buildings : Occupancy Detecting Approach Based on Existing Wireless Network Infrastructure -- Testing Effectiveness of Solar Photovoltaic Systems for Public Schools in Washington -- Comparison of Predictive Modeling Methodologies for Estimating Fuel Use and Emission Rates for Wheel Loaders -- Discovering Stakeholder Values for Axiology-based Sustainability-oriented Value Analysis of Educational Building Projects -- A Review of Energy Efficiency Measures in Commercial Buildings : The Case of Lebanon -- New Eco-City : Incorporating Sustainability into the Concept Master Plan -- Dual-Use Research in Sustainable Construction on the Moon -- Effect of Polypropylene Fiber Length on the Flexural and Compressive Strength of Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks -- Municipalities' Possible Use of 100% Recycled Asphalt -- Determination of Optimum Pavement Construction Alternatives to Minimize Life-cycle Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions -- Estimating the Energy Saving Potential for Office Buildings in Hong Kong Based on a Four-tier Framework -- Integration of Monte Carlo Simulation and Genetic Algorithms for Sustainable Designs Analysis -- Applying Lean Process Principles to Improve Labor Efficiency of Solar Photovoltaic Installations.
The Need for Integrated Project Delivery in the Public Sector -- Automated Worker Activity Analysis in Indoor Environments for Direct-Work Rate Improvement from Long Sequences of RGB-D Images -- Feasibility of Onsite Biomechanical Analysis during Ladder Climbing -- Understanding the Role of Social Rules in Shaping Construction Workers' Absence Behavior Using Agent-based Modeling and Surveying -- Estimating Optimal Labor Productivity : A Two-Pronged Strategy -- Cognitive Demands of Craft Professionals Based on Differing Engineering Information Delivery Formats -- A Critical Review of Methods Used to Determine Productivity of Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems Coordination -- Testing the Application of Google Fusion Tables as a Collaborative Productivity Database and Benchmarking System for the Construction Industry -- Development of an Industry Level Productivity Metric for the Construction Industry -- Estimating Labor Productivity Frontier : A Pilot Study -- Time and Motion Study for Solar Contractors -- Construction Workforce Management Strategies to Reduce Absenteeism : A Survey Study -- Data-driven Approaches to Discovering Knowledge Gaps Related to Factors Affecting Construction Labor Productivity -- Key Issues in Workforce Planning and Adaptation Strategies for BIM Implementation in Construction Industry -- Effect of Decision-making Methods on Trust.
Decision-making Model by Specialty Subcontractors in Construction Projects -- Shift Work and Labor Productivity in Urban Sewer Construction -- Developing a Knowledge-based Information System (KISCCES) for Construction Cost Estimating and Scheduling -- Semantic-based Text Classification of Environmental Regulatory Documents for Supporting Automated Environmental Compliance Checking in Construction -- Automated Reasoning for Regulatory Compliance Checking in the Construction Domain -- Automatic As-is 3D Building Models Creation from Unorganized Point Clouds -- Automatic 3D Reconstruction of As-built Pipeline Based on Curvature Computations from Laser-Scanned Data -- Automated Detection of Near-miss Fall Incidents in Iron Workers Using Inertial Measurement Units -- Comparison of Methods Used for Detecting Unknown Structural Elements in Three-dimensional Point Clouds -- Automated Extraction of Building Geometry from Mobile Laser Scanning Data Collected in Residential Environments -- A Comprehensive Matrix of Unmanned Aerial Systems Requirements for Potential Applications within a Department of Transportation -- Automatic Detection of Pavement Surface Defects Using Consumer Depth Camera -- Data Quality-oriented 3D Laser Scan Planning -- Analyzing Abnormal Cycles of Pilot Tube Microtunneling through Pattern Recognition in Time-series Data of Hydraulic Pressure -- Automated Registration of 3D Point Clouds with 3D CAD Models for Remote Assessment of Staged Fabrication -- Automatic 3D Thermal Zones Creation for Building Energy Simulation of Existing Residential Buildings.
Evaluation of the State-of-the-Art Automated Construction Progress Monitoring and Control Systems -- Automated Monitoring of Operation-level Construction Progress Using 4D BIM and Daily Site Photologs -- Automating Construction Operations Using Discrete Event Simulation Models -- Rapid Dynamic Target Surface Modeling for Crane Operation Using Hybrid LADAR System -- U.S Economic Indicators and Stock Prices of Construction Equipment Manufacturers : A Statistical Relationship Analysis -- A Data Envelopment Analysis Model for Building Energy Efficiency Benchmarking -- Modeling Bid/No Bid Decision Using Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) : A Case Study -- Empirical Study of Effects of Price Adjustment Clauses (PACs) on Highway Construction Bid -- Analysis of the Temporal Relationships between Highway Construction Cost and Indicators Representing Macroeconomic and Construction and Energy Market Conditions -- A Stochastic Process to Model the Fluctuations of Asphalt Cement Price -- Evaluating the Project Coordination Performance Using Information Centrality -- Quantitative Analysis of Bidding Strategie : A Hybrid Agent Based-System Dynamics Approach -- Toward Statistics on Construction Engineering and Management Research -- Optimal Crew Design for Masonry Construction Projects Considering Contractors' Requirements and Workers' Needs -- Leveraging Structural Health Monitoring for Bridge Condition Assessment -- A Mathematical Framework to Assess Vulnerabilities in Codependent Infrastructure and Natural System Networks.
Dynamic Social Network Analysis for Infrastructure Transportation Systems -- Achieving Value for Money : An Analytic Review of Studies on Public-Private Partnerships -- Successes and Failures of the Post-tsunami Housing Reconstruction Program in Tamil Nadu, India -- 3D Data Collection and Automated Damage Assessment for Near Real-time Tornado Loss Estimation -- Using Alternative Project Delivery Methods to Enhance the Cost Performance of Trenchless Construction Projects -- Evaluating the Feasibility of Decommissioning Residential Water Infrastructure in Cities Facing Urban Decline -- A GIS-enabled Cost Estimation Tool for Road Upgrade and Maintenance to Assist Road Asset Management Systems -- Resilience-based Planning in Civil Infrastructure Using System-of-Systems Analysis -- A Remote Sensing-based Approach for Assessing and Visualizing Post-Sandy Damage and Resiliency Rebuilding Needs -- A Framework for Post-disaster Facility Restoration Management : Needs and Requirements for the Use of Hybrid Simulation -- Microeconomics for Infrastructure Rehabilitation -- Bridge Inspection Practices Using Nondestructive Testing Methods for Concrete Structure -- Use of Low-cost Remote Sensing for Infrastructure Management -- Integrated Model for Evaluating Infrastructure Sustainability in China -- Challenges and Opportunities for Expediting Environmental Analysis in Transportation Design-Build Projects -- Association between Construction Contracts and Relational Contract Theory -- Project Delivery Systems Selection for Capital Projects Using the Analytical Hierarchy Process and the Analytical Network Process -- Unsolicited Proposals for PPP Projects : Private Sector Perceptions in the USA.
Prioritization of Demand Risk Factors in PPP Infrastructure Projects -- Assessing the Performance of Two-Step Design-Build Procurement -- Case Study of LMM Airport Concession in Puerto Rico -- A Meta-analysis of Literature Comparing Project Performance between Design-Build (DB) and Design-Bid-Build (DBB) Delivery Systems -- Emerging Project Procurement Trends in the Canadian Construction Industry -- An Evaluation of Current Practices of Road Maintenance Contracting Methods -- Application of the Time "At Large" Principle to Standard Forms of Contract -- Ontology-based Investigation of Construction Delay Analysis Methodologies in Egypt -- Unevenly Distributed Markup in Cash Flow Modeling with Singularity Functions -- Spatially Constrained Scheduling with Multidirectional Singularity Functions -- Mapping Relational Efficiency in Neuro-Fuzzy Hybrid Cost Models -- Optimization-based Approach for Organizing the Bidding of Nonserial Repetitive Projects -- Accuracy in Design Stage Cost Estimating through Risk-contingency Analysis : A Theoretical Exploration -- Determining Standard Cost Estimating Methods for Negotiating Engineering and Related Services Contracts -- Assessment of the Effect of Changing Activities' Start Times on Cash-flow Parameters.
Supply Chain Cost Model in Integrated Approach -- Examining the Effects of Early Cost Drivers on Contingencies -- Contributions of the Construction Project Team to Cost Overruns : The Contractors' Perspective -- Potential of Nanoparticles and Nitrates Released to Water from Photocatalytic Pavements -- Influence of Clay Pozzolana on Some Properties of Portland Limestone Cement -- Best Practices for Maintenance of Concrete Bridge Elements Against Mold and Mildew Growth -- Quad Pod : Ultra-efficient PV Racking System for Long-span Ground Mount and Canopy Applications -- Sustainable Construction Methods Using Ancient BAD GIR (Wind Catcher) Technology -- Aircraft Sound Transmission in Homes Categorized by Typical Construction Type -- Analyzing Scaffolding Needs for Industrial Construction Sites Using Historical Data -- 4D-based Value Engineering -- Evaluating the Effect of Resource Utilization Decisions on Energy Consumption in Construction Projects -- The Potential of Construction Project Benchmarking in the Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Modularization Critical Success Factors Accomplishment : Learning from Case Studies -- Development of a Takt-time Plan : A Case Study -- Biddability, Constructability, Operability, and Environmental Analysis at the Engineer Research and Development Center -- An Automatic Scheduling Approach : Building Information Modeling-based Onsite Scheduling for Panelized Construction.
Strategies for Optimizing Labor Resource Planning on Plant Shutdown and Turnaround -- The Project Screening Model for Natural Gas Projects : Focusing on the Gas Field Development -- Risk Assessment of a Ready-mix Concrete Supply Chain -- Evaluation of Asphalt Pavement Deterioration Curves for Oklahoma Interstate Highways -- Crew Cost and Productivity Performance Benchmarking Based on Commercial Cost Estimating Databases -- Current Trends in Construction Site Layout Planning -- Alternative Project Delivery Methods for Water and Wastewater Projects : The Satisfaction Level of Owners -- A Mathematical Structure for Modeling Uncertainty in Cost, Schedule, and Escalation Factor in a Portfolio of Projects -- Modeling the Role of Social Networks in Situational Awareness and Hazard Communication -- Evaluation of a Mobile Work Zone Barrier System -- Exploring the Relationship between Chronic Sleep Deprivation and Safety on Construction Sites -- Implementation of Traffic Control Devices on Highway Preservation Projects to Enhance Construction Work Zone Safety -- Developing a BIM-enabled Bilingual Safety Training Module for the Construction Industry -- UAS4SAFETY : The Potential of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Construction Safety Applications -- Assessing Operational Risks in Road Projects Under the PPP Framework in Colombia -- Mapped Workflow for Safety and Reliability Assessments of Use and Reuse of Formwork -- The Effect of Project Type on Risk Timing and Frequency -- Accident Prevention through Production Control : Lessons from High-reliability Foremen -- Safety Assurance of Existing Pipelines in Tunneling Construction.
Prediction of Safety Climate through a Neural Network -- Risk Management for Build-Transfer Plus Land Usage Fee Reimbursement Delivery Method in China -- Financial Provision for Construction Health and Safety (H & S) -- Using Discrete-event Simulation to Support Building Asset Management : An Exploratory Case Study -- Motivation for the Development of an Information Management Framework for Healthcare Facility Management -- Generating As-is Building Information Models for Facility Management by Leveraging Heterogeneous Existing Information Sources : A Case Study -- Energy Management Effects on Asset Value -- Noise as a Risk Factor in Elementary Classrooms : Applicability of Life-cycle Value Tradeoff of Noise-mitigating Measures Using Multicriteria Decision Modeling -- Exploring BIM and Mobile Augmented Reality Use in Facilities Management -- Intelligent Facilities : Applicability and Flexibility of Open BIM Standards for Operations and Maintenance -- Church Energy Audits in the United States -- Evaluating the Usefulness of Knowledge Sharing Connections in Multinational Construction Companies -- Analysis of the Growth Dynamics and Structure of the Modular Building Construction Industry -- Dimensions of Interoperability in the AEC Industry -- Exploring the Role of the Team Environment in Building Project Performance -- Progress Loops in Interorganizational Project Teams : An IPD Case -- Highway Data Quality Report Card (HDQRC) : A Conceptual Framework of Pavement Management Data -- Social Network Analysis (SNA) for Construction Projects' Team Communication Structure Optimization -- A Framework for Identifying and Measuring Competencies and Performance Indicators for Construction Projects -- Developing Capability of Public Sector Procurement in Ghana : An Assessment of the Road Subsector Client.
Competitiveness of Construction Organizations in South Africa -- Organizational Issues Affecting Tacit Knowledge Sharing in Construction Organizations -- An Action Research Approach to Implementation of Alternative Project Delivery Methods within Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Owner Organizations : Overcoming Resistance through Education -- Framework of Construction Innovation : A Review of Diffusion of Sustainable Innovation in the Building Sector -- Diffusion Pattern Recognition of Technology Vendors in Construction -- Why Do They Acquire Each Other? Nexus between International Contracting and Construction Professional Service Businesses -- Effect of Institutional Risks on the Performance of International Construction Projects -- Trust in the Construction Industry : A Literature Review -- The Advantages of the Construction Sector of China and India : A Comparison -- Layered Boundary Spanning in Global Virtual Project Networks : Exploring the Role of Cultural Boundary Spanners at Knowledge Domain and Technological Boundaries -- Housing and Construction Cost Escalation : Causes and Effects in Riyadh -- Comparing Global versus Domestic Project Network Facilitation in Virtual Workspaces -- Structural Deterioration Prediction Modeling for Coastal Protection Structures in Alexandria Eastern Harbor -- Building Energy Performance Estimation in Early Design Decisions : Quantification of Uncertainty and Assessment of Confidence.
Optimal Selection of Sustainability Measures to Minimize Building Operational Costs -- A Systematic Approach to Quantifying Energy Savings Potential Because of Improved Operations of Commercial Building Stocks -- The Role of Construction Detailing and Workmanship in Achieving Energy-efficient Buildings -- Evaluating the Value of Investment in Building Insulation Retrofits Based on EPAR (Energy Performance Augmented Reality) Models -- A Sensitivity Analysis of Energy Modeling Input Parameters for Energy Retrofit Projects -- Evaluation of the Thermal and Structural Performance of Potential Energy Efficient Wall Systems for Mid-Rise Wood-Frame Buildings -- Current State of Interface Management in Mega-construction Projects -- Starting From Scratch : A New Project Delivery Paradigm -- An Assessment of Best Practices and the Efficacy of an Open Repository in the Construction Industry -- Identification of Late Deliverables and Their True Effects on Industrial Construction Projects -- The Predictability Index : A Novel Project Performance Metric to Assess the Early Prediction of Cost and Time Outcomes -- Near-Miss Reporting Program to Enhance Construction Worker Safety Performance -- An Analysis of Process versus Inspection Capabilities in Fabricated, Engineered-to-Order Construction Supply Chains -- The 10-10 Performance Assessment Campaign : New Theories Regarding the Benchmarking of Capital Project Performance -- SAVES : An Augmented Virtuality Strategy for Training Construction Hazard Recognition -- Developing a Spatial Data Framework for Facility Management Supply Chains -- A Framework for Assessing Environmental Implications of an Urban Area -- Optimizing the Location of Out-Care Centers in Urban Space Using Agent-based Modeling -- GIS-based Planning Support System for Waste Stream and Algal Cultivation in Residential Construction.
Other Author Castro-Lacouture, Daniel, editor.
Irizarry, Javier, 1971- editor.
Ashuri, Baabak, editor.
American Society of Civil Engineers.
Construction Institute.
Georgia Institute of Technology.
Other Title Construction in a global network