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Genetic algorithm-determined deep feedforward neural network architecture for predicting electricity consumption in real buildings (2020)
Journal Article
Luo, X., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, A. O., Akinade, O. O., Delgado, J. M. D., Owolabi, H. A., & Ahmed, A. (2020). Genetic algorithm-determined deep feedforward neural network architecture for predicting electricity consumption in real buildings. Energy and AI, 2, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyai.2020.100015

A genetic algorithm-determined deep feedforward neural network architecture (GA-DFNN) is proposed for both day-ahead hourly and week-ahead daily electricity consumption of a real-world campus building in the United Kingdom. Due to the comprehensive r... Read More about Genetic algorithm-determined deep feedforward neural network architecture for predicting electricity consumption in real buildings.

Feature extraction and genetic algorithm enhanced adaptive deep neural network for energy consumption prediction in buildings (2020)
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Luo, X. J., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, A. O., Akinade, O. O., Owolabi, H. A., & Ahmed, A. (2020). Feature extraction and genetic algorithm enhanced adaptive deep neural network for energy consumption prediction in buildings. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 131, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.109980

Accurate forecast of energy consumption is essential in building energy management. Owing to the variation of outdoor weather condition among different seasons, year-round historical weather profile is needed to investigate its feature thoroughly. Da... Read More about Feature extraction and genetic algorithm enhanced adaptive deep neural network for energy consumption prediction in buildings.

Big data innovation and diffusion in projects teams: Towards a conflict prevention culture (2020)
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Oyedele, A., Owolabi, H. A., Oyedele, L. O., & Olawale, O. A. (2020). Big data innovation and diffusion in projects teams: Towards a conflict prevention culture. Developments in the Built Environment, 3, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dibe.2020.100016

Despite the enormous literature on how team conflicts can be managed and resolved, this study diverges, by examining factors that facilitate conflict prevention culture in project teams, especially when introducing Big Data Technology. Relying on fin... Read More about Big data innovation and diffusion in projects teams: Towards a conflict prevention culture.

Project reputation in construction: A process-based perspective of construction practitioners in the UK (2020)
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Olawale, O., Oyedele, L., Owolabi, H., Gbadamosi, A., & Kusimo, H. (in press). Project reputation in construction: A process-based perspective of construction practitioners in the UK. International Journal of Construction Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2020.1783598

The overall aim of this study is to elicit the perspective of practitioners (e.g., architects, civil engineers, building engineers, structural engineers and quantity surveyors) on the process-related factors influencing the project reputation of cons... Read More about Project reputation in construction: A process-based perspective of construction practitioners in the UK.

Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects (2020)
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Olawale, O. A., Oyedele, L. O., & Owolabi, H. A. (in press). Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-10-2019-0255

© 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this study is to commence the discourse on the non-inclusiveness of the dynamics of reputation within the construction industry by identifying and examining the key product and process drive... Read More about Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects.

Optimised Big Data analytics for health and safety hazards prediction in power infrastructure operations (2020)
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Ajayi, A., Oyedele, L., Akinade, O., Bilal, M., Akanbi, L., Delgado, J. M. D., & Owolabi, H. (2020). Optimised Big Data analytics for health and safety hazards prediction in power infrastructure operations. Safety Science, 125, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2020.104656

© 2020 Elsevier Ltd Forecasting imminent accidents in power infrastructure projects require a robust and accurate prediction model to trigger a proactive strategy for risk mitigation. Unfortunately, getting ready-made machine learning algorithms to e... Read More about Optimised Big Data analytics for health and safety hazards prediction in power infrastructure operations.

Risk mitigation in PFI/PPP project finance: A framework model for financiers’ bankability criteria (2019)
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Owolabi, H., Oyedele, L., Alaka, H., Ajayi, S., Bilal, M., & Akinade, O. (2020). Risk mitigation in PFI/PPP project finance: A framework model for financiers’ bankability criteria. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 10(1), 28-49. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-09-2018-0120

Purpose: Earlier studies on risk evaluation in private finance initiative and public private partnerships (PFI/PPP) projects have focussed more on quantitative approaches despite increasing call for contextual understanding of the bankability of risk... Read More about Risk mitigation in PFI/PPP project finance: A framework model for financiers’ bankability criteria.

Design for deconstruction using a circular economy approach: Barriers and strategies for improvement (2019)
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Akinade, O., Oyedele, L., Oyedele, A., Davila Delgado, J. M., Bilal, M., Akanbi, L., …Owolabi, H. (in press). Design for deconstruction using a circular economy approach: Barriers and strategies for improvement. Production Planning and Control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1695006

This study explores the current practices of Design for Deconstruction (DfD) as a strategy for achieving circular economy. Keeping in view the opportunities accruable from DfD, a review of the literature was carried out and six focus group interviews... Read More about Design for deconstruction using a circular economy approach: Barriers and strategies for improvement.

Deep learning models for health and safety risk prediction in power infrastructure projects (2019)
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Delgado, J. M. D., Oyedele, L., Ajayi, A., Owolabi, H., Akinade, O., Bilal, M., …Akanbi, L. (in press). Deep learning models for health and safety risk prediction in power infrastructure projects. Risk Analysis, https://doi.org/10.1111/risa.13425

Inappropriate management of Health and safety (H&S) risk in power infrastructure projects can result in occupational accidents and equipment damage. Accidents at work have detrimental effects on workers, company, and the general public. Despite the a... Read More about Deep learning models for health and safety risk prediction in power infrastructure projects.

Critical success factors for ensuring bankable completion risk in PFI/PPP megaprojects (2019)
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Owolabi, H. A., Oyedele, L. O., Alaka, H. A., Ajayi, S. O., Akinade, O. O., & Bilal, M. (2020). Critical success factors for ensuring bankable completion risk in PFI/PPP megaprojects. Journal of Management in Engineering, 36(1), https://doi.org/10.1061...%29ME.1943-5479.0000717

© 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers. This study investigates project financiers' perspectives on the bankability of completion risk in private finance initiative and public-private partnership (PFI/PPP) megaprojects. Using a mixed methodology... Read More about Critical success factors for ensuring bankable completion risk in PFI/PPP megaprojects.

Complexities of smart city project success: A study of real-life case studies (2019)
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Olawale, O., Oyedele, L., Owolabi, H., Kusimo, H., Gbadamosi, A., Akinosho, T., …Kadiri, K. (2019, July). Complexities of smart city project success: A study of real-life case studies. Presented at CIB World Building Congress 2019

Over the years, the world has moved towards an unprecedented level of urbanisation as half of the world’s total population live in cities. This trajectory of rapid urbanisation has greatly improved the modern economy as well as the standard of living... Read More about Complexities of smart city project success: A study of real-life case studies.

Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption (2019)
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Davila Delgado, J. M., Oyedele, L., Ajayi, A., Akanbi, L., Akinade, L., Bilal, M., & Owolabi, H. (2019). Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption. Journal of Building Engineering, 26, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100868

© 2019 The Authors The construction industry is a major economic sector, but it is plagued with inefficiencies and low productivity. Robotics and automated systems have the potential to address these shortcomings; however, the level of adoption in th... Read More about Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption.

Smart Cities Implementation: Challenges in Nigeria (2019)
Presentation / Conference
kadiri, K. (2019, June). Smart Cities Implementation: Challenges in Nigeria. Presented at CIB World Building Congress 2019

A city is a large human settlement that have extensive systems for housing, transportation, sanitation, utilities, land use, and communication. Their density facilitates interaction between people, government organizations and businesses, sometimes b... Read More about Smart Cities Implementation: Challenges in Nigeria.

Stimulating the attractiveness of PFI/PPPs using public sector guarantees (2019)
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Agboola, A., Owolabi, H., Oyedele, L., Alaka, H., Ajayi, S., Akinade, O., & Bilal, M. (2019). Stimulating the attractiveness of PFI/PPPs using public sector guarantees. World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 15(3), 239-258. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-05-2018-0055

Purpose: Although the UK Guarantee Scheme for Infrastructures (UKGSI) was introduced in 2012 to address the huge financing gap for critical infrastructures, PFI sponsors have so far guaranteed only few projects. Many stakeholders in the project finan... Read More about Stimulating the attractiveness of PFI/PPPs using public sector guarantees.

Disassembly and deconstruction analytics system (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy (2019)
Journal Article
Akanbi, L. A., Oyedele, L. O., Omoteso, K., Bilal, M., Akinade, O. O., Ajayi, A. O., …Owolabi, H. A. (2019). Disassembly and deconstruction analytics system (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy. Journal of Cleaner Production, 223, 386-396. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.03.172

© 2019 Despite the relevance of building information modelling for simulating building performance at various life cycle stages, Its use for assessing the end-of-life impacts is not a common practice. Even though the global sustainability and circula... Read More about Disassembly and deconstruction analytics system (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy.

Predicting completion risk in PPP projects using big data analytics (2018)
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Owolabi, H., Bilal, M., Oyedele, L., Alaka, H. A., Ajayi, S. O., & Akinade, O. (2020). Predicting completion risk in PPP projects using big data analytics. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 67(2), 430-453. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2018.2876321

Accurate prediction of potential delays in public private partnerships (PPP) projects could provide valuable information relevant for planning and mitigating completion risk in future PPP projects. However, existing techniques for evaluating completi... Read More about Predicting completion risk in PPP projects using big data analytics.

Public private partnerships (PPP) in the developing world: Mitigating financiers’ risks (2018)
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Owolabi, H. A., Oyedele, L., Alaka, H., Ebohon, O. J., Ajayi, S., Akinade, O., …Olawale, O. (2019). Public private partnerships (PPP) in the developing world: Mitigating financiers’ risks. World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 16(3), 121-141. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJSTSD-05-2018-0043

A major challenge for foreign lenders in financing PPP infrastructure projects in an emerging market is the bankability of country-related risks. Despite existing studies on country risks in international project financing, perspectives of foreign fi... Read More about Public private partnerships (PPP) in the developing world: Mitigating financiers’ risks.

A Big Data analytics approach for construction firms failure prediction models (2018)
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Alaka, H., Oyedele, L., Owolabi, H., Akinade, O., Bilal, M., & Ajayi, S. (2019). A Big Data analytics approach for construction firms failure prediction models. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 66(4), 689-698. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2018.2856376

Using 693,000 datacells from 33,000 sample construction firms that operated or failed between 2008 and 2017, failure prediction models were developed using artificial neural network (ANN), support vector machine (SVM), multiple discriminant analysis... Read More about A Big Data analytics approach for construction firms failure prediction models.

A framework for big data analytics approach to failure prediction of construction firms (2018)
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Alaka, H. A., Oyedele, L. O., Owolabi, H. A., Bilal, M., Ajayi, S. O., & Akinade, O. O. (2018). A framework for big data analytics approach to failure prediction of construction firms. Applied Computing and Informatics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aci.2018.04.003

This study explored use of big data analytics (BDA) to analyse data of a large number of construction firms to develop a construction business failure prediction model (CB-FPM). Careful analysis of literature revealed financial ratios as the best for... Read More about A framework for big data analytics approach to failure prediction of construction firms.


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