AIAI Projects and Applications

Pointers to other Organisations Applying Knowledge-Based Techniques in the Construction Industry

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The Foresight Construction Panel aims to establish an innovative and forward thinking culture in the UK construction industry in order to enhance the industry's future competitiveness and profitability and quality of life in the UK. The Panel has four priorities for action: to increase the participation of the construction industry in knowledge networks and internal foresight exercises; to prepare the ground for the next Foresight; exercise in 1999; to ensure that its recommendations are taken up; progressively by the industry, Government and the; science base; to continue the process of influencing the allocation of research monies to implement the Panel's recommendations .


The Network of Experts in Knowledge Based systems, hosted by the Building Research Establishment

The network was set up to facilitate collaborative work of benefit to the construction industry. The site provides a database of relevant projects and publications, discussion forums, publicity for members projects, and sources of funding for KBS work.

The Centre of Excellence for Construction IT

The centre promotes innovation and research in IT in Construction in the UK to improve competitive performance of UK construction industry. The centre aims to advise the UK construction industry to insure IT investment is well informed. Current work ranges from the formulation of a research work plan to bench marking studies.

Research Organisations

The University of Bath

Cardiff University

Loughbourgh University

The University of Edinburgh

University of Nottingham

University of Reading

University of Salford

Sheffield University

The Bartlett School


Commercial Organisations


W.S. Atkins

BICC Cables



First International Conference on New Information Technologies for Decision Making in Civil Engineering

The conference is to be held in Monteral, Canada. It is hosted by Prof. Edmond T. Miresco, Department of Construction Engineering, ETS, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada, Deadline for paper submissions is the 31 March, 1998. The conference starts on the 11 October, 1998.

IEEE Colloquium on Knowledge-Based Approaches to Automation in Construction

This Colloquium was held on the 9 June 1995. Digest No. 1995/129. ISSN 0963-3308.


AI in Engineering Design and Manufacture (AIEDAM), Cambridge University Press

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