State and Resource Based Construction Process Simulation

by Julio Martinez, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States,
Photios G. Ioannou, (A.M.ASCE), Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States,
Robert I. Carr, (F.ASCE), Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil Engineering

Abstract: Stroboscope is a programming language for construction process simulation. The programming language provides access to the state of the simulation and to the properties of resources. It allows the creation of realistic models that can make utilization, consumption, and production of resources stochastic; perform dynamic resource allocations; characterize resources created at runtime by combining other resources; and make dynamic decisions regarding the sequence of operations.

Subject Headings: Resource management | Computer languages | Dynamic models | Project management | Stochastic processes

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