Using Intelligent Multimedia for Expertise-Intensive Training in Construction

Qiping Shen, Heng Li, Z. M. Deng

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Knowledge-based systems (KBS) and multimedia technology (MMT) are matured technologies that have been widely used in many industries for years to solve complicated problems. The integration of KBS and MMT or intelligent multimedia provides a powerful tool for expertise-intensive training. Although many tasks in construction demand extensive expertise and years of experiences, the use of intelligent multimedia for training on these tasks has, however, hardly been documented in the literature. This paper aims to reveal the potential benefits of using intelligent multimedia for expertise-intensive training in construction. By referring to a case study in strategic cost estimate for building projects, it illustrates the facilities that the integrated system can offer. Since strategic cost estimate for a building project at early design stages is a time-consuming and extremely complex task that requires extensive human
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Construction Information Technology 2000 (INCITE 2000) Hong Kong, 1718 January 2000
EditorsDr Geoffrey QP Shen
PublisherThe Hong Kong Polytechnic University Press
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9623672721
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jan 2000
EventInternational Conference on Construction Information Technology [INCITE Conference] -
Duration: 1 Jan 2000 → …


ConferenceInternational Conference on Construction Information Technology [INCITE Conference]
Period1/01/00 → …

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