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Session Overview
Location: Imperial main
Date: Thursday, 11/Jul/2019
Plenary 1: Welcome and Plenary Session 1
Location: Imperial main
Chair: Dimitrios Rovas
Chair: James O'Donnell

- Conference Opening Speech (Rovas)

- initiatives (Brillakis)

- COST proposal (Christodoulou)

- Opening Student Plenary (Jens Juri Hunhevicz), Best student paper

- Opening Plenary (Prof. R. Sacks), Best paper


*Managing mistrust in construction using DLT: a review of use-case categories for technical decisions

Jens Juri Hunhevicz, Daniel Mark Hall

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

*Automated model checking for topologically complex code requirements – security room case study

Tanya Bloch, Meir Katz, Raz Yosef, Rafael Sacks

Virtual Construction Laboratory, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel

DAASR 1: Data Acquisition, Analysis, Simulation & Resilience 1
Location: Imperial main
Chair: Shabtai Isaac

Methods and tools for project and construction management

11:00am - 11:20am

*Freeway work zone traffic state estimation with fault diagnosis

Shuming Du1, Saiedeh Razavi2

1: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, McMaster University; 2: Associate Professor and Chair in Heavy Construction, Department of Civil Engineering, McMaster University

11:20am - 11:40am

What does "real-time" project control really mean?

Shabtai Isaac

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

11:40am - 12:00pm

Development of a software program to generate a WBS for earthwork projects

Loma Yasser Elmossallamy, Ayman H. Nassar

German university in cairo, Egypt

12:00pm - 12:20pm

Predicting the impact of size of uncertainty events on the construction cost of highway projects using ANFIS

Alireza Moghayedi, Abimbola Windapo

University of Cape Town, South Africa

12:20pm - 12:40pm

Risk management in construction projects using building information modelling

Dimitra Papachatzi, Yiannis Xenidis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

DAASR 2: Data Acquisition, Analysis, Simulation & Resilience 2
Location: Imperial main
Chair: Ming Lu

The impact of BIM and analyses of construction projects

2:00pm - 2:20pm

*Sorting things out? Machine learning in complex construction projects

May Shayboun, Christian Koch

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

2:20pm - 2:40pm

Building information models are dirty

Claudio Mirarchi, Alberto Pavan

Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy

2:40pm - 3:00pm

Extending IFC to support thermal comfort prediction during design

Fawaz Alshehri, Cathal Hoare, Usman Ali, Mohammad Shamsi, Paul Kenny, James O'Donnell

University College Dublin, Ireland

Date: Friday, 12/Jul/2019
DAASR 3: Data Acquisition, Analysis, Simulation & Resilience 3
Location: Imperial main
Chair: Manfred Breit

Information generation and semantic enrichment in BIM

9:00am - 9:20am

BIM approach for decision support: case study fastening systems in factory adaptation planning

Lisa Theresa Lenz, Mike Gralla, Marvin Höpfner, Panagiotis Spyridis, Kai Christian Weist

TU Dortmund, Germany

9:20am - 9:40am

Do vehicles sense pavement surface anomalies?

Charalambos Kyriakou, Symeon E. Christodoulou, Loukas Dimitriou

University of Cyprus, Cyprus

9:40am - 10:00am

Image-based 3D surface reconstruction of cold-formed steel c-sections

Burcu Guldur Erkal

Hacettepe University, Turkey

10:00am - 10:20am

Adaptive minimized communication protocol based on BIM

Ata Zahedi, Frank Petzold

Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

10:20am - 10:40am

*Automatic detection of plan symbols in railway equipment engineering using a machine learning approach

Deian Stoitchkov1, Peer Breier1, Martin Slepicka1, Cengiz Genc2, Felix Harmsen2, Tobias Köhler2, Simon Vilgertshofer1, André Borrmann1

1: Technical University of Munich, Germany; 2: Signon Deutschland GmbH, Berlin, Germany

DAASR 4: Data Acquisition, Analysis, Simulation & Resilience 4
Location: Imperial main
Chair: Lisa Theresa Lenz

Production control and automated data collection

11:00am - 11:20am

A toolchain for automated acquisition and processing of as-built data with autonomous UAVs

Henk Freimuth, Markus König

Chair of Computing in Engineering, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

11:20am - 11:40am

Planning and scheduling bridge girders fabrication through shop-floor operations simulation

Monjurul Hasan, Ming Lu

University of Alberta, Canada

11:40am - 12:00pm

BIM LOD for facility management tasks

Seyed Hamidreza Alavi, Nuria Forcada

Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC), Dept. of Construction Engineering, Spain

12:00pm - 12:20pm

Pavement condition and traffic indices for prioratizing road maintenance

Georgios Hadjidemetriou1, Michalis Tsangaris2, Symeon Christodoulou2

1: University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; 2: University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

12:20pm - 12:40pm

Semantic data mining and linked data for a recommender system in the AEC industry

Ekaterina Petrova1, Pieter Pauwels2, Kjeld Svidt1, Rasmus Jensen1

1: Aalborg University, Denmark; 2: Ghent University, Belgium

DAASR 5: Data Acquisition, Analysis, Simulation & Resilience 5
Location: Imperial main
Chair: Uwe Rueppel

BIM and information management


An IFC data preparation workflow for building energy performance simulation

Kyriakos I Katsigarakis1, Georgios I Giannakis1, Georgios Nektarios Lilis1, Dimitrios V Rovas2

1: Technical University of Crete, Greece; 2: University College London, UK

Construction progress visualisation for varied stages of the individual elements with BIM: A case study

Daniel Kazado1, Miroslava Kavgic1, Esin Ergen2

1: Department of Civil Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB, Canada; 2: Civil Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

Optimum topological configurations of sensor networks

Rita Greco1, Giuseppe Carlo Marano2

1: Polytechnic of Bari, Italy; 2: Polytechnic of Turin, Italy

Precise reconstruction of geometric primitives in built environments

Lingling Wang, Hanbin Luo, Ying Zhou, Cheng Zhou

School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology, China, People's Republic of

Towards a methodology for quantifying the benefits of BIM

Ilias Krystallis1, Eleni Papadonikolaki1, Giorgio Locatelli2, Ornella Iuorio2

1: University College London, United Kingdom; 2: University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Plenary 3: Close and Plenary Session 3
Location: Imperial main
Chair: James O'Donnell
Chair: Dimitrios Rovas

- Closing Plenary Best Paper (Alessandro Carbonari)

- Fairwell speech (James O'Donnell) 


*BIM-based Holonic System for Real-Time Pathfinding in Building Emergency Scenario

Berardo Naticchia, Leonardo Messi, Alessandro Carbonari

Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy

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