A new connectionist approach to implementing knowledge-based construction performance management systems — conceptual design: Explores how connectionist models can be adapted to model important aspects of construction diagnostic processes

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The author proposes a new connectionist model, CoPDiS, which combines the advantages of traditional neutal nets and models that are based on explicit representations, such as rule-based systems. The primary contribution of the new model is that it provides principles for designing reasoning systems for construction managerial diagnosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)156-161
Number of pages6
JournalBuilding Research & Information
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • connectionist model
  • construction
  • managerial diagnosis
  • neural nets

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction

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