Improving the management of building life cycle : a data mining approach

Reffat, Rabee M., Gero, John S., & Peng, Wei (2006) Improving the management of building life cycle : a data mining approach. In Clients Driving Innovation International Conference, 25 – 27 October 2004, Surfers Paradise, Australia.


The construction industry has adapted information technology in its processes in terms of computer aided design and drafting, construction documentation and maintenance. The data generated within the construction industry has become increasingly overwhelming. Data mining is a sophisticated data search capability that uses classification algorithms to discover patterns and correlations within a large volume of data. This paper presents the selection and application of data mining techniques on maintenance data of buildings. The results of applying such techniques and potential benefits of utilising their results to identify useful patterns of knowledge and correlations to support decision making of improving the management of building life cycle are presented and discussed.

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ID Code: 26667
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
Keywords: Building Life Cycle, Data Mining, Management, CRC for Construction Innovation, Program B : Sustainable Built Assets, Project 2001-002-B : Life Cycle Modelling and Design Knowledge Development in Virtual Environments
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