Information and knowledge for building: a role for emerging technology

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ConferenceProc. 10th CIB Triennial Congress: 22 September 1986, Washington, D.C., USA
Pages498505; # of pages: 8
Subjectinformation sciences; artificial intelligence; expert systems; computer aided design; high technology; artificial intelligence; building cycle; expert systems; intelligence artificiel; système expert; conception par ordinateur; technologie avancée
AbstractThis paper discusses the need for reliable information flow and knowledge accessibility. Soft technologies are reviewed for potential application in design, construction, operation and maintenance of North American buildings. Of the soft technologies, knowledge-based expert systems promise greater information accessibility in the building cycle. An expert system can act as advisor, assistant, or diagnostician on a wide variety of building-related topics. Examples of existing expert systems are identified and potential future developments are postulated.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number26795
NPARC number20375911
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