author={Le Zhang and Raja Raymond Issa},
  journal={Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering},
  • Le ZhangR. Issa
  • Published 1 November 2013
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering
AbstractThe current application of building information modeling (BIM) in the construction industry is generally focused on using the complete building information model during the life cycle of the project. With more information being added to the model, the size of the model file and the difficulty to manipulate the model increase. However, different use scenarios may only require access to certain specific information stored in the model. In contrast with the ample research of ontology… 

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