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AEC Collaborative Information Systems: From Requirements to Architecture [chapter]

Hossam El-Bibany
1994 Automation and Robotics in Construction Xi  
In the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry, a computer-based framework for collaboration needs to consider issues such as its application suitability in various project organizations,  ...  The principles behind a system architecture are then described in Section 3 with a brief description of components and user interaction.  ...  Preliminary tests have served to build and refine the architecture. The tests were further convincing of the power of this approach in design, management and coordination tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-444-82044-0.50072-2 fatcat:uha3ar7xh5ehlkyigrsjbdgcra

RQ-Tech, A Strategic-Level Approach for Conceptualizing Enterprise Architectures

Christine A. Hoyland
2012 Procedia Computer Science  
The results of this research have the potential to add to the existing body of knowledge in systems theory, systems-based methods, and software engineering by expanding the domain of systems methodologies  ...  The purpose of this study is to present a system-theoretic based methodology and corresponding model for Enterprise Architecture development.  ...  By law, as-is architecture views of military systems must be constructed to illustrate current processes.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2012.09.026 fatcat:ka6dwsb5nrhm5n3cukhv7nayre

A system architecture and simulation environment for building information modeling in virtual worlds

John Oerter, Wyatt Suddarth, Matthew Morhardt, James Gehringer, Micheal L. McGinnis, Johnette Shockley, Allison Baysa
2013 The Journal of Defence Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology  
This paper covers the development of a system architecture in which BIM will be integrated with a virtual simulation environment built in Science Applications International Corporation's (SAIC's) On-Line  ...  The objective of this on-going research is to create a virtual modeling environment where architects and planners can present building concepts and design options to customers in a way that is more easily  ...  BIM simulation system prototype architecture The system architecture in Figure 1 gives a high-level depiction of the major components of the BIM simulation software system.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1548512913504839 fatcat:jbr5vudkenglrofvjq77z3d7si

Multiagent Architecture for Monitoring the North-Atlantic Carbon Dioxide Exchange Rate [chapter]

Javier Bajo, Juan M. Corchado
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents an architecture that makes it possible to construct dynamic systems capable of growing in dimension and adapting its knowledge to environmental changes.  ...  The proposed architecture requires an analysis and design methodology that facilitates the building of distributed systems using this technology.  ...  The aim of this work is to obtain an architecture that makes it possible to construct dynamic systems capable of growing in dimension and adapting its knowledge to environmental changes.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11881216_34 fatcat:z7i3quc555fsvnpzozbtclqx4e

Aerial Robotic Construction towards a New Field of Architectural Research

Jan Willmann, Federico Augugliaro, Thomas Cadalbert, Raffaello D'Andrea, Fabio Gramazio, Matthias Kohler
2012 International Journal of Architectural Computing  
This paper takes a first step in characterizing a novel field of architectural research -aerial robotic construction (ARC) -where aerial robotics is used not only for construction, but as a guiding principle  ...  ARC (such as module design, connection methodologies, vehicle cooperation, and construction sequencing/synchronization), and 2) the architectural implications of integrating these discrete components  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Most of the research presented in this paper results from the current cooperation between the Professorship for Architecture and Digital  ... 
doi:10.1260/1478-0771.10.3.439 fatcat:4hxhuo4sgbhivcqbsaqogitli4

Research on Key Technologies and Scenario Application of Emerging Business under the Energy Internet

Yongli Wang, Zihao Zhao, Huijuan Huo, Danyang Zhang, Jinrong Zhu, Chengyuan Qi, X. Wei
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
The traditional single-type information construction system and model cannot adapt to the market. Therefore, this paper proposes a shared service architecture technology for China and Taiwan.  ...  research and application., China-Taiwan shared service architecture can support grid companies to quickly respond to the needs of emerging power business markets, and play an IT support role for grid  ...  Acknowledgments This paper was funded by the State Grid Corporation Science and Technology Project: Research on Investment Value Evaluation and Investment Optimization Technology of Power Grid Emerging  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202021302030 fatcat:echnnnrbxne6zhdhimwkjpcylm

Aligning TOGAF and NAF - Experiences from the Norwegian Armed Forces [chapter]

Håvard D. Jørgensen, Tore Liland, Stein Skogvold
2011 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
It has been applied by a number of initiatives, ranging from enterprise capability maps to technical interoperability between systems and acquisition projects.  ...  Like a number of other nations and NATO agencies, the armed forces chose TOGAF as their architecture development methodology (ADM), and the NATO Architecture Framework (NAF) for metamodel and content organization  ...  One critical issue that we had to resolve, was the situation where a single TOGAF construct could be mapped to a number of NAF constructs within different views.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24849-8_11 fatcat:vbqc53limfblzojy777qhjv46u

System-of-Systems Cost Estimation

Jo Ann Lane, Barry Boehm
2007 Information Resources Management Journal  
As organizations strive to expand system capabilities through the development of system-ofsystems (SoS) architectures, they want to know "how much effort" and "how long" to implement the SoS.  ...  This research further analyzed effort and schedule issues on "very large" SoS programs to more clearly identify and profile the types of activities performed by the typical LSI and to determine organizational  ...  As organizations strive to expand system capabilities through the development of system-ofsystems (SoS) architectures, they want to know "how much effort" and "how long" to implement the SoS.  ... 
doi:10.4018/irmj.2007040102 fatcat:nrlofwh24jbh7psjibsco767m4

A Data-Centric Approach for Model-Based Systems Engineering

Guoxiong Zhan, Bingfeng Ge, Minghao Li, Kewei Yang
2015 Journal of Systems Science and Information  
AbstractA data-centric approach is proposed to facilitate the design and analysis of challenging complex systems and address the problems of currently existing model-based systems engineering (MBSE) methodologies  ...  More specifically, based on three core steps of current MBSE methodologies, a high-level data meta-model, depicting the semantic relationships of high-level data concepts, is first presented to guide the  ...  The authors are also grateful to the Editorin-Chief, Editor, and Editorial Manager for handling the processing of their paper.  ... 
doi:10.1515/jssi-2015-0549 fatcat:4e7nneu2urcqrf2n5w2di3hzvu

A CASE Tool to Support Automated Modelling and Analysis of Security Requirements, Based on Secure Tropos [chapter]

Michalis Pavlidis, Shareeful Islam, Haralambos Mouratidis
2012 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
Secure Tropos, an extension of the Tropos methodology, considers security requirements alongside functional requirements, from the early stages of the system development process.  ...  These concepts are used to model and reason about security for a specific system context.  ...  According to the system requirements the designer in this phase defines the global architecture of the system, which consists of a number of sub-systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29749-6_7 fatcat:ze6gsq3dznhfpgq5borjg3u5he

Innovative Research Projects in the Field of Building Lifecycle Management

Leonas Ustinovičius, Romas Rasiulis, Lukasz Nazarko, Tatjana Vilutienė, Marius Reizgevicius
2015 Procedia Engineering  
The rapid development of design technology in the field of architecture, engineering and construction leads to the continuous adaptation of the conceptual apparatus for building information modelling (  ...  In the era of the great development of information technologies and telecommunications, a natural need to develop and implement a unified system of digital building information modelling has arisen.  ...  The main hypothesis of the project could be formulated as follows: a mathematical model could support the artificial intelligence methodology applied to BLM on all stages of the building design (architecture  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.10.021 fatcat:p3lduwtqjbgbnjitcyjoz5wfza

A Conceptual Framework for Analysing Enterprise Engineering Methodologies

Antonia Albani, David Raber, Robert Winter
2016 Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures - An International Journal  
To demonstrate its usefulness, we rst analyse the concepts and building blocks of two design and engineering methodologies on that basis.  ...  The resulting analysis supports decisions making concerning which methodology or which combinations of methodologies to apply to the given design problem.  ...  While Hackathorn and Karimi (1998) focus on current methodologies and tools for applying information engineering to construct the Information Systems architecture for an organisations, Iivari et al.  ... 
doi:10.18417/emisa.11.1 dblp:journals/emisaij/AlbaniRW16 fatcat:manppg4n6rcnbikzsxkvb4wxb4

Strengthening OV-6a Semantics With Rule-Based Meta-Models in DEVS/DoDAF Based Life-Cycle Development for Enterprise-Service Architectures

Saurabh Mittal, Amit Mitra, Amar Gupta, Bernard P. Zeigler
2006 Social Science Research Network  
In our earlier work, we described an approach to support specification of DoDAF architectures within a development environment based on DEVS (Discrete Event System Specification) for semi-automated construction  ...  DoDAF is the basis for integrated architectures and provides broad levels of specification related to operational, system, and technical views.  ...  It deals with the functional capabilities of the architecture 2) Systems View (SV): This view provides information on which systems are employed to provide the functionalities expressed in OV.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.905149 fatcat:vz5qzkmuzzerzftnoc5tn5i6wu

A New Constructivist AI: From Manual Methods to Self-Constructive Systems [chapter]

Kristinn R. Thórisson
2012 Atlantis Thinking Machines  
The development of artificial intelligence (AI) systems has to date been largely one of manual labor.  ...  One way to address the challenge of artificial general intelligence (AGI) is replacing a top-down architectural design approach with methods that allow the system to manage its own growth.  ...  Acknowledgments This is an updated version of my BICA 2009 keynote paper [36] . I would like to thank Eric Nivel for brilliant insights and numerous discussions on these topics, as well as excel-  ... 
doi:10.2991/978-94-91216-62-6_9 fatcat:zeic4wejwrftlpyd3ujqnnc47a

Agile architecture methodology

Ethan Hadar, Gabriel M. Silberman
2008 Companion to the 23rd ACM SIGPLAN conference on Object oriented programming systems languages and applications - OOPSLA Companion '08  
The value of a long-term vision, or architecture, is particularly high in the context of product integration and research.  ...  To extract the main benefits of both worlds we introduce the CA Agile Architecture (C3A) method, targeted for the architecture and design phases of the development life cycle.  ...  C3A enables mapping of visionary research within the system architecture domain, resulting in the clear identification of its functional value and its underlying system impact.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1449814.1449816 dblp:conf/oopsla/HadarS08 fatcat:qm6ymmzfjzgtxfjxanarb7jlj4
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