An Intelligent Interface for Construction Information

by G. H. Hutton, Hutton & Rostron, Surrey, United Kingdom,
D. R. McGregor, Hutton & Rostron, Surrey, United Kingdom,
I. A. MacLeod, Hutton & Rostron, Surrey, United Kingdom,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil and Building Engineering


The paper describes the structure of a system being developed to make available a wide range of types of information to assist people in the construction industry. State-of-art search techniques are used to provide the user with easy access to codes of practice, design guides, bibliographical information, product information, programs, directories, graphics, etc. A special type of Procedural Guide is described which sets out relevant information on particular topics in a way that takes advantage of the machine processing.

Subject Headings: Construction management | Construction equipment | Information systems | Human factors | Structural systems | Industrial facilities | Standards and codes | Graphic methods

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