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Deep learning with small datasets: Using autoencoders to address limited datasets in construction management (2021)
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Davila Delgado, M., & Oyedele, L. (2021). Deep learning with small datasets: Using autoencoders to address limited datasets in construction management. Applied Soft Computing, 112, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2021.107836

Large datasets are necessary for deep learning as the performance of the algorithms used increases as the size of the dataset increases. Poor data management practices and the low level of digitisation of the construction industry represent a big hur... Read More about Deep learning with small datasets: Using autoencoders to address limited datasets in construction management.

Forecasting building energy consumption: Adaptive long-short term memory neural networks driven by genetic algorithm (2021)
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Luo, X., & Oyedele, L. O. (2021). Forecasting building energy consumption: Adaptive long-short term memory neural networks driven by genetic algorithm. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 50, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2021.101357

The real-world building can be regarded as a comprehensive energy engineering system; its actual energy consumption depends on complex affecting factors, including various weather data and time signature. Accurate energy consumption forecasting and e... Read More about Forecasting building energy consumption: Adaptive long-short term memory neural networks driven by genetic algorithm.

A data-driven life-cycle optimisation approach for building retrofitting: A comprehensive assessment on economy, energy and environment (2021)
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Luo, X. J., & Oyedele, L. O. (2021). A data-driven life-cycle optimisation approach for building retrofitting: A comprehensive assessment on economy, energy and environment. Journal of Building Engineering, 43, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2021.102934

A novel data-driven life-cycle optimisation approach is proposed for building retrofitting. The innovation points include big-data information, integrated retrofitting design, and life-cycle optimisation through a comprehensive assessment of the econ... Read More about A data-driven life-cycle optimisation approach for building retrofitting: A comprehensive assessment on economy, energy and environment.

Digital Twins for the built environment: Learning from conceptual and process models in manufacturing (2021)
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Davila Delgado, J. M., & Oyedele, L. (2021). Digital Twins for the built environment: Learning from conceptual and process models in manufacturing. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 49, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2021.101332

The overall aim of this paper is to contribute to a better understanding of the Digital Twin (DT) paradigm in the built environment by drawing inspiration from existing DT research in manufacturing. The DT is a Product Life Management information con... Read More about Digital Twins for the built environment: Learning from conceptual and process models in manufacturing.

Deep learning and Boosted trees for injuries prediction in power infrastructure projects (2021)
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Oyedele, A., Ajayi, A., Oyedele, L. O., Delgado, J. M. D., Akanbi, L., Akinade, O., …Bilal, M. (2021). Deep learning and Boosted trees for injuries prediction in power infrastructure projects. Applied Soft Computing, 110(107587), 1 - 14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2021.107587

Electrical injury impacts are substantial and massive. Investments in electricity will continue to increase, leading to construction project complexities, which undoubtedly contribute to injuries and associated effects. Machine learning (ML) algorith... Read More about Deep learning and Boosted trees for injuries prediction in power infrastructure projects.

IoT technologies for livestock management: A review of present status, opportunities, and future trends (2021)
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Akhigbe, B. I., Munir, K., Akinade, O., Akanbi, L., & Oyedele, L. O. (2021). IoT technologies for livestock management: A review of present status, opportunities, and future trends. Big Data and Cognitive Computing, 5(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/bdcc5010010

The world population currently stands at about 7 billion amidst an expected increase in 2030 from 9.4 billion to around 10 billion in 2050. This burgeoning population has continued to influence the upward demand for animal food. Moreover, the managem... Read More about IoT technologies for livestock management: A review of present status, opportunities, and future trends.

Cloud computing in construction industry: Use cases, benefits and challenges (2020)
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Bello, S. A., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Bilal, M., Davila Delgado, J. M., Akanbi, L. A., …Owolabi, H. A. (2021). Cloud computing in construction industry: Use cases, benefits and challenges. Automation in Construction, 122, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103441

Cloud computing technologies have revolutionised several industries (such as aerospace, manufacturing, automobile, retail, etc.) for several years. Although the construction industry is well placed to also leverage these technologies for competitive... Read More about Cloud computing in construction industry: Use cases, benefits and challenges.

IoT for predictive assets monitoring and maintenance: An implementation strategy for the UK rail industry (2020)
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Gbadamosi, A., Oyedele, L., Davila Delgado, J. M., Kusimo, H., Akanbi, L., Olawale, O., & Muhammed-Yakubu, N. (2021). IoT for predictive assets monitoring and maintenance: An implementation strategy for the UK rail industry. Automation in Construction, 122,

With about 100% increase in rail service usage over the last 20 years, it is pertinent that rail infrastructure continues to function at an optimal level to avoid service disruptions, cancellations or delays due to unforeseen asset breakdown. In an e... Read More about IoT for predictive assets monitoring and maintenance: An implementation strategy for the UK rail industry.

BIM competencies for delivering waste-efficient building projects in a circular economy (2020)
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Ganiyu, S. A., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O., Owolabi, H., Akanbi, L., & Gbadamosi, A. (2020). BIM competencies for delivering waste-efficient building projects in a circular economy. Developments in the Built Environment, 4, 100036. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dibe.2020.100036

Competency measures are increasingly becoming effective ways for construction organizations to measure their ability to deliver waste-efficient projects. Despite the ongoing efforts in achieving the goals of the circular economy through BIM adoption,... Read More about BIM competencies for delivering waste-efficient building projects in a circular economy.

Offsite construction for emergencies: A focus on Isolation Space Creation (ISC) measures for the COVID-19 pandemic (2020)
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Gbadamosi, A., Oyedele, L., Olawale, O., & Abioye, S. (2020). Offsite construction for emergencies: A focus on Isolation Space Creation (ISC) measures for the COVID-19 pandemic. Progress in Disaster Science, 8, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pdisas.2020.100130

The outbreak of a pandemic of global concern, the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has tested the capacity of healthcare facilities to the brim in many developed countries. In a minacious fashion of rapid spread and extreme transmission rate, COV... Read More about Offsite construction for emergencies: A focus on Isolation Space Creation (ISC) measures for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Big data for design options repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction (2020)
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Gbadamosi, A., Oyedele, L., Mahamadu, A., Kusimo, H., Bilal, M., Davila Delgado, J. M., & Muhammed-Yakubu, N. (2020). Big data for design options repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction. Automation in Construction, 120, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103388

A persistent barrier to the adoption of offsite construction is the lack of information for assessing prefabrication alternatives and the choices of suppliers. This study integrates three aspects of offsite construction, including BIM, DFMA and big d... Read More about Big data for design options repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction.

Deep learning in the construction industry: A review of present status and future innovations (2020)
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Akinosho, T. D., Oyedele, L. O., Bilal, M., Ajayi, A. O., Delgado, M. D., Akinade, O. O., & Ahmed, A. A. (2020). Deep learning in the construction industry: A review of present status and future innovations. Journal of Building Engineering, 32, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2020.101827

The construction industry is known to be overwhelmed with resource planning, risk management and logistic challenges which often result in design defects, project delivery delays, cost overruns and contractual disputes. These challenges have instigat... Read More about Deep learning in the construction industry: A review of present status and future innovations.

Life cycle assessment approach for renewable multi-energy system: A comprehensive analysis (2020)
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Luo, X., Oyedele, L. O., Owolabi, H. A., Bilal, M., Ajayi, A. O., & Akinade, O. O. (2020). Life cycle assessment approach for renewable multi-energy system: A comprehensive analysis. Energy Conversion and Management, 224, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2020.113354

In response to the gradual degradation of natural sources, there is a growing interest in adopting renewable resources for various building energy supply. In this study, a comprehensive life cycle assessment approach is proposed for a renewable multi... Read More about Life cycle assessment approach for renewable multi-energy system: A comprehensive analysis.

Deep learning model for demolition waste prediction in a circular economy (2020)
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Akanbi, L. A., Oyedele, A. O., Oyedele, L. O., & Salami, R. O. (2020). Deep learning model for demolition waste prediction in a circular economy. Journal of Cleaner Production, 274, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122843

An essential requirement for a successful circular economy is the continuous use of materials. Planning for building materials reuse at the end-of-life of buildings is usually a difficult task because limited time are usually made available for build... Read More about Deep learning model for demolition waste prediction in a circular economy.

Genetic algorithm-determined deep feedforward neural network architecture for predicting electricity consumption in real buildings (2020)
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Luo, X. J., 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.

Comparative study of machine learning-based multi-objective prediction framework for multiple building energy loads (2020)
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Luo, X. J., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, A. O., & Akinade, O. O. (2020). Comparative study of machine learning-based multi-objective prediction framework for multiple building energy loads. Sustainable Cities and Society, 61, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2020.102283

Buildings are one of the significant sources of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission in urban areas all over the world. Lighting control and building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) are two effective measures in reducing overall primary ener... Read More about Comparative study of machine learning-based multi-objective prediction framework for multiple building energy loads.

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.

A research agenda for augmented and virtual reality in architecture, engineering and construction (2020)
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Davila Delgado, M., Oyedele, L., Demian, P., & Beach, T. (2020). A research agenda for augmented and virtual reality in architecture, engineering and construction. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 45, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2020.101122

This paper presents a study on the usage landscape of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in the architecture, engineering and construction sectors, and proposes a research agenda to address the existing gaps in required capabilities. A s... Read More about A research agenda for augmented and virtual reality in architecture, engineering and construction.