Ontologies for Knowledge modeling in construction planning

Theory and application
  • Vito Getuli,

Nowadays, there is an increasing recognition of the value of knowledge management in the construction projects and ontology-based semantic modelling is seen as an important means of addressing this problem, even if a knowledge-base which maps the construction planning and scheduling domains, in a formal and machine-readable way, is still missing. Addressing this issue, the book is divided in two parts. Part I, theory, is a theoretical introduction of on ontologies concepts and expert systems. Part II, application, presents a research of ontologies development for semantic modelling of construction scheduling, workspace, product and time domains. The last chapter presents the architecture of an ontology-based expert system, to show how ontologies can support automated planning mechanisms.

  • Keywords:
  • Knowledge modelling,
  • ontology,
  • construction management,
  • BIM,
  • construction planning and scheduling,
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Vito Getuli

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-8470-2648

Vito Getuli holds his doctorate in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Florence and University of Braunschweig (Germany). He is research fellow and adjunct professor at Department of Architecture (UniFI) with expertise in Construction Management, BIM, Artificial Intelligence, VR/AR.
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