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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR CONSTRUCTION: RECENT WORK AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
 

Summary: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR CONSTRUCTION: RECENT
WORK AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
Robert Amor1
and Martin Betts2
1
Department of Computer Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
2
School of Construction and Property Management, University of Salford, UK
ABSTRACT
An improvement in the applications of information technology in construction is a major
international research endeavour in scientific establishments and industry. A significant
focal point for this research in terms of its dissemination and the derivation of a shared
research agenda, has been the working commission concerned with IT for construction
within the international council for innovation and research in building and construction
(CIB). Working commission 78 of CIB has been active for almost 20 years in holding
annual meetings of leading scholars in the field. These annual meetings have allowed the
principal research activities from around the world to be presented to expert fora. In
addition, the meetings have typically allowed debates and discussion to take place
regarding the state of progress with key research themes, the emergence of new research
themes, and a vision of construction activities in the future to which ongoing research

  

Source: Amor, Robert - Department of Computer Science, University of Auckland

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences