A Cloud-Based BIM Platform for Information Collaboration

L. Ma, R. Sacks

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Abstract

The Model View Definition (MVD) approach to interoperability of BIM models requires software vendors to write export functions that can map their internal representation to the whole scope of each of many domain-specific target MVDs. However, in everyday practical use of models, a user receiving an exchanged model often requires information that is outside the scope of the exporting application. Thus the need arises to enrich the model for different uses. We propose a cloud-based mode of working in which users can freely query and enrich model objects. The data structure uses the IFC schema but enables addition of dynamically user-defined properties. The approach has been implemented using a NoSQL cloud based database and its use is illustrated with an example of semantic enrichment of a BIM model representing a damaged reinforced concrete beam reconstructed from laser scanning data.

LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Constructions (ISARC), (Auburn, AL, USA, 18-21 July 2016)
PublisherInternational Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction I.A.A.R.C)
Pages581-589
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781510829923
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction - Auburn, United States
Duration: 18 Jul 201621 Jul 2016
Conference number: 33
https://flore.unifi.it/retrieve/handle/2158/1048370/215980/0_ISARC%202016%20COMPLETO.pdf (Link to Conference Proceedinsg)

Conference

Conference33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction
Abbreviated titleISARC 2016
CountryUnited States
CityAuburn
Period18/07/1621/07/16
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Ma, L., & Sacks, R. (2016). A Cloud-Based BIM Platform for Information Collaboration. In Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Constructions (ISARC), (Auburn, AL, USA, 18-21 July 2016) (pp. 581-589). International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction I.A.A.R.C). https://doi.org/10.22260/ISARC2016/0070
Ma, L. ; Sacks, R. / A Cloud-Based BIM Platform for Information Collaboration. Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Constructions (ISARC), (Auburn, AL, USA, 18-21 July 2016). International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction I.A.A.R.C), 2016. pp. 581-589
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Ma, L & Sacks, R 2016, A Cloud-Based BIM Platform for Information Collaboration. in Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Constructions (ISARC), (Auburn, AL, USA, 18-21 July 2016). International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction I.A.A.R.C), pp. 581-589, 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Auburn, United States, 18/07/16. https://doi.org/10.22260/ISARC2016/0070

A Cloud-Based BIM Platform for Information Collaboration. / Ma, L.; Sacks, R.

Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Constructions (ISARC), (Auburn, AL, USA, 18-21 July 2016). International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction I.A.A.R.C), 2016. p. 581-589.

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