Conference Papers

Refereed Papers in Conference Proceedings

  1. Warszawski, A., and Sacks, R., (1995), ‘Computer Integrated Construction’, ISARC – 12th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, IMBiGS, Warsaw, May 1995.
  2. Warszawski, A., and Sacks, R., (1995), ‘The Project Model of an Automated Building System’, Modeling of Buildings Through their Life Cycle, CIB W78 Workshop Proceedings, Fischer, M., Law, K.H., Luiten, B. (Eds). Stanford University, CA, August 1995, CIB Publication No.180. pp. 77-89.
  3. Sacks, R., Warszawski, A., and Kirsch, U., (1997), ‘The Development of Knowledge Modules for Automated Structural Design’, Information Support for Building Economics, CIBW55 Workshop Proceedings, Ruddock, L. (Ed.), Salford UK Sept 1997, CIB Publication No. 210. pp 137-146.
  4. Sacks, R., (2001), ‘Adding Function and Behavior to Project Model Objects to Integrate AEC Information’, IT in Construction in Africa, CIB W78 Workshop Proceedings, South Africa, May 2001, pp. 31-1 – 31-16.
  5. Sacks, R., (2001), ‘An Automated Building System – Development, Difficulties and New Directions’, ASCE Specialty Conference on Fully Integrated and Automated Project Processes (FIAPP) in Civil Engineering, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, Sept. 2001, pp. 66-80.
  6. Warszawski, A., and Sacks, R., (2002), ‘Economic Risk Evaluation for Residential Housing Projects’, First International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (ASCE CITC2002) April 2002, Miami, USA, pp. 143-150.
  7. Sacks, R., Navon, R., and Goldschmidt, E., (2002), ‘Project Modeling of Labor Inputs for Automated Control in Building Construction’, First International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (ASCE CITC2002) April 2002, Miami, USA, pp. 575-582.
  8. Eastman, C.M., Lee, G., and Sacks, R., (2002) ‘A New Formal and Analytical Approach to Modeling Engineering Project Information Processes’, Distributing Knowledge in Building, CIB W78 Workshop, Aarhus, Denmark, June 2002, Vol. 2 pp.125-132.
  9. Sacks, R., Eastman, C.M., and Lee, G., (2002) ‘Information and Process Flow in Models of Precast Concrete Design and Construction’, CEC02 Concurrent Engineering Conference, UC Berkeley, July 2002, pp. 51-62.
  10. Eastman, C.M., Lee, G., and Sacks, R., (2002) ‘Deriving a Product Model from Process Models’, ISPE/CE2002 Concurrent Engineering Conference, Cranfield University UK, July 2002, pp. 429-438.
  11. Lee, G., Sacks, R., and Eastman, C.M., (2002) ‘Dynamic Information Consistency Checking in the Requirements Analysis Phase of Data Modeling’, in ‘eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction’, Turk., Z., and Scherer, R., (Eds), proceedings of ECPPM – European Conference for Process and Product Modeling, Slovenia, September 2002. A.A. Balkema, pp. 285-291.
  12. Sacks, R., Navon, R., Shapira, A., and Brodetzkaia, I., (2002) ‘Monitoring Construction Equipment for Automated Project Performance Control’, ISARC – 19th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Stone, W. (ed.), Washington DC, September 2002. NIST SP 989, pp 161-166.
  13. Eastman, C.M., Sacks, R., and Lee, G., (2002) ‘Strategies for Realizing the Benefits of 3D Integrated Modeling of Buildings for the AEC Industry’, ISARC – 19th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Stone, W. (ed.), Washington DC, September 2002. NIST SP 989, pp. 9-14.
  14. Sacks, R., Akinci, B. and Ergen, E., (2003) ‘3D Modeling and Real-time Monitoring in Support of Lean Production of Engineered-to-order Precast Concrete BuildingsProceedings of the 11th Annual Conference on Lean Construction, Martinez, J., and Formoso, C., (eds.), Blacksburg, VA, USA, July 2003. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, pp. 398-410.
  15. Sacks, R., Navon, R., Shapira, A. and Brodetzkaia, I., (2003) ‘Monitoring Lifting Equipment for Automated Progress Control: A Feasibility Study’ ISARC – 20th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Maas, G., and van Gassel, F., (eds.), Eindhoven, The Netherlands, September 2003. Techniesche Universiteit Eindhoven, pp. 637-642.
  16. Ergen, E., Akinci, B., and Sacks, R., (2003) ‘Automation of effective tracking and locating of precast components in a storage yard’ EIA9: E-Activities and Intelligent Support in Design and the Built Environment, Istanbul, Turkey. EIA Productions, Paris, pp. 31-37.
  17. Eastman, C. M., Lee, G., and Sacks, R., (2003). ‘Development of a Knowledge-Rich CAD System for the North American Precast Concrete Industry’, ACADIA 22: Connecting—Crossroads of Digital Discourse, Indianapolis, IN. Ball State University, pp. 208-215.
  18. Sacks, R., Navon, R., Shapira, A., and Brodetzkaia, I., (2003). ‘Management Reporting in Construction Projects based on Computerized Monitoring of Lifting Equipment’, Third National Conference on Construction and Infrastructure, D. David (Eds). Tel Aviv, Israel, Israel Civil Engineers Society. pp. 231-235 (in Hebrew).
  19. Eastman, C. M., Sacks, R., and Lee, G., (2004). ‘Functional Modeling in Parametric CAD Systems’, Generative CAD Systems G-CADS 2004, O. Akin (Ed.), Pittsburgh PA, Carnegie Mellon University.
  20. Eastman, C. M., Sacks, R., and Lee, G. (2004). ‘Implementing 3D Parametric Modeling in Technical Areas of Construction – a Case Study’, CIB 2004 World Congress, Toronto, Canada, May 2004.
  21. Sacks, R. (2004). ‘Towards a lean understanding of resource allocation in a multi-project sub-contracting environment’, Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference on Lean Construction, S. Bertelsen (Ed.), Elsinore, Denmark, August 2004, pp. 97-109.
  22. Lee, G., Sacks, R., Eastman, C. M., and Wessman, R. (2004). ‘Development of an intelligent 3D parametric modeling system for the North American precast concrete industry: Phase II.’ ISARC – 21st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Jeju, Korea, September 2004, pp. 700-705.
  23. Sacks, R., and Barak, R. (2005). ‘A Methodology for Assessment of the Impact of 3D Modeling of Buildings on Structural Engineering Productivity.’ ASCE Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering 2005, Cancun, Mexico, L. Soibelman and F. Pena-Mora, eds., 41.
  24. Sacks, R., Goldin, M., and Derin, Z. (2005). ‘Pull-driven construction of high-rise apartment buildings’ Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, R. Kenley (Ed.), Sydney, Australia, pp. 217-226.
  25. Sacks, R., Rozenfeld, O., and Rosenfeld, Y., (2005). ‘Lean scheduling for safety: development of a time-dependent risk level model’, Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, R. Kenley (Ed.), Sydney, Australia, pp. 513-520.
  26. Lee, G., Eastman, C.M., and Sacks, R., (2006). ‘Generating IFC VIEWs and Conformance Classes using GTPPM’, Joint International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering, H. Rivard and E. Miresco, (Eds.), Montreal, Canada, pp. 1715-1724.
  27. Sacks, R., and Derin, Z., (2006). ”WORKMANAGER’ – an Online Interface for Lean Flow Control in Apartment Building Construction’, Joint International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering, H. Rivard and E. Miresco, (Eds.), Montreal, Canada, pp. 1176-1185.
  28. Sacks, R., and Barak, R., (2006). ‘Quantitative Assessment of the Impact of 3D Modelling of Building Structures on Engineering Productivity’, ICCCBE-XI – 11th Int’l Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, H. Rivard and E. Miresco, (Eds.), Montreal, Canada, pp. 1186-1195.
  29. Rosenfeld, Y., Rozenfeld, O., Sacks, R., and Baum, H., (2006). ‘Efficient and Timely Use of Safety Resources in Construction’, Global Unity for Safety and Health in Construction – Proceedings of the CIB W99 International Conference on Construction Safety, D. Fang, R.M. Choudhry and J.W. Hinze (Eds.), Beijing, China, pp. 290-297.
  30. Harel, M., and Sacks, R., (2006). ‘Subcontractor Resource Allocation in a Multi-project Environment – Field Study’, Understanding and Managing the Construction Process: Theory and Practice, Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, R. Sacks and S. Bertelsen, (Eds.), Santiago, Chile, pp. 467-478.
  31. Esquenazi, A., and Sacks, R., (2006). ‘Evaluation of Lean Improvements in Residential Construction using Computer Simulation’, Understanding and Managing the Construction Process: Theory and Practice, Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, R. Sacks and S. Bertelsen, (Eds.), Santiago, Chile, pp.137-149.
  32. Sacks, R., and Harel, M., (2006). ‘How Last Planner Motivates Subcontractors to Improve Plan Reliability – a Game Theory Model’, Understanding and Managing the Construction Process: Theory and Practice, Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, R. Sacks and S. Bertelsen, (Eds.), Santiago, Chile, pp. 443-454.
  33. Rozenfeld, O., Sacks, R., Rosenfeld, Y., and Baum, H., (2007). ‘Construction Job Safety Analysis in Support of Lean Project Management’, Proceedings of CME25 Construction Management and Economics: Past, Present and Future, University of Reading, July 2007. W. Hughes (Ed.), Taylor and Francis, London, UK.
  34. Tribelsky, E., and Sacks, R., (2007). ‘Measures of Information Flow for Lean Design in Civil Engineering’, Proceedings of CME25 Construction Management and Economics: Past, Present and Future, University of Reading, July 2007. W. Hughes (Ed.), Taylor and Francis, London, UK.
  35. Bertelsen, S., and Sacks, R. (2007). ‘Towards a new Understanding of the Construction Industry and the Nature of its Production.’ Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, C. Pasquire and P. Tzortzopoulous (Eds.), Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, pp. 46-56.
  36. Brodetskaia, I., and Sacks, R. (2007). ‘Understanding Flow and Micro-variability in Construction: Theory and Practice’, Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, C. Pasquire and P. Tzortzopoulous (Eds.), Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, pp. 488-497.
  37. Barak, R., Jeong, Y-S., Sacks, R. and Eastman, C.M., (2007). ‘Unique Requirements of Building Information Modeling for Cast-in-place Reinforced Concrete’, Proceedings of the 2007 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, L. Soibelman and B. Akinci (Eds.), Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, pp. 264-271.
  38. Partouche, R., Sacks, R., and Bertelsen, S. (2008). ‘Craft construction, mass construction, lean construction: lessons from the Empire State Building’, Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction IGLC16, P. Tzortzopoulos and M. Kagioglou, (Eds.), University of Salford, Manchester, UK, pp. 183-194.
  39. Sacks, R., and Harel, M. (2008). ‘Partial remuneration for capacity to stabilize subcontractor resource allocations’, Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction IGLC16, P. Tzortzopoulos and M. Kagioglou, (Eds.), University of Salford, Manchester, UK, pp. 109-120.
  40. Sacks, R., Eastman, C. M., Kaner, I., and Jeong, Y.-S. (2008). ‘R&D of BIM Exchange Standards for IFCs: A Case Study of Architectural Precast Facades’, ICCCBE-XII & INCITE 2008, A. Ren, (Ed.), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, p. 321.
  41. Sacks, R., and Partouche, R. (2009). ‘Production Flow in the Construction of Tall Buildings’, ASCE Construction Research Congress, S. Ariaratnam and E. Rojas (Ed.), University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, US, pp. 1019-1028.
  42. Soibelman, L., Akinci, B., Sacks, R., Dikmen, I., Birgonul, M.T., Formoso, C., and Isatto, E. (2009). ‘Teaching Globalization Issues to Civil Engineering Students – The International Collaborative Construction Management Course’, 5th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology,” S. Azhar (Ed.), Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 1104-1112.
  43. Brilakis, I., Lourakis, M., Sacks, R. Savarese, S., Christodoulou, S., Teizer, J. and Makhmalbaf, A., (2009). ‘Automated Generation of Parametric BIMs based on Hybrid Video and Laser Scanning Data’, 16th EG-ICE Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering &Architecture, Berlin, Germany, pp. 59-66.
  44. Sacks, R., Dave, B., Koskela, L., and Owen, R., (2009). ‘Analysis Framework for the Interaction between Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling’, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction IGLC 17, Y. Cuperus and E. Hirota (Eds.) National Pingtung University of Science & Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 189-201.
  45. Sacks, R., Radosavljevic, M., Barak, R., (2010). ‘A Building Information Modelling based Production Control System for Construction’, Proceedings of the CIB World Congress 2010, P. Barrett, D. Amaratunga, R. Haigh, K. Keraminiyage and C. Pathirage (Eds.), University of Salford, UK, p. 63.
  46. Tribelsky, E., and Sacks, R., (2010). ‘The Relationship Between Information Flow and Project Success in Multi-Disciplinary Civil Engineering Design’, Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction IGLC 18, K. Walsh and T. Alves (Eds.), Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, pp. 140-150.
  47. Brodetskaia, I., Sacks, R., and Shapira, A., (2010). ‘Implementation of Pull Control in Finishing Works with Re-Entrant Flow’, Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction IGLC 18, K. Walsh and T. Alves (Eds.), Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, pp. 274-284.
  48. Panushev, I., Eastman, C.M., Sacks, R., Venugopal, M., and Aram, V., (2010). ‘Development of the National BIM Standard (NBIMS) For Precast/Prestressed Concrete’, Applications of IT in the AEC Industry, CIB W78 Workshop Proceedings, Cairo, Egypt, November 2010, Virginia Tech, 10 pps.
  49. Venugopal, M., Eastman, C.M., Sacks, R., Panushev, I., and Aram, V., (2010). ‘Engineering Semantics of Model Views for Building Information Model Exchanges Using IFC’, Applications of IT in the AEC Industry, CIB W78 Workshop Proceedings, Cairo, Egypt, November 2010, Virginia Tech, 10 pps.
  50. Aram, V., Eastman, C.M., Sacks, R., Panushev, I., and Venugopal, M., (2010). ‘Introducing a New Methodology to Develop the Information Delivery Manual for AEC Projects’, Applications of IT in the AEC Industry, CIB W78 Workshop Proceedings, Cairo, Egypt, November 2010, Virginia Tech, 10 pps.
  51. Venugopal, M., Eastman, C.M., Sacks, R., and Teizer, J., (2011). ‘Improving the Robustness of Model Exchanges Using Product Modeling “Concepts” for IFC SchemaProceedings of the 2011 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Zhu, Y., Issa, R., (Eds.), .June 19–22, 2011 Miami, Florida, pps. 611-618.
  52. Kalsaas, B.T., Sacks, R., (2011). ‘Conceptualization of Interdependency and Coordination between Construction Tasks’, Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Rooke, J., and Dave, B., (Eds.), Grana y Montero and Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru, pps. 33-44.
  53. Sacks, R., Barak, R., Belaciano, B., Gurevich, U., and Pikas, E., (2011). ‘Field Tests of the KanBIM Lean Production Management System’, Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Rooke, J., and Dave, B., (Eds.), Grana y Montero and Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru, pps. 502-513.
  54. Manzione, L., Wyse, M., Sacks, R., van Berlo, L., and Melhado, S., (2011). ‘Key Performance Indicators to Analyze and Improve Management of Information Flow in the BIM Design Process’, Proceedings of the CIB W78-W102 2011 Conference, Sophia Antipolis, France, 11 pages.
  55. Raviv, G., Shapira, A., and Sacks, R., (2012). “Relationships between Methods for Constructability Analysis during Design and Constructability Failures in Projects2012 ASCE Construction Research Congress, West Lafayette IN, pp. 515–524.
  56. Aram, S., Eastman, C.M., and Sacks, R., (2012). ‘Utilizing BIM to Improve the Concrete Reinforcement Supply Chain2012 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, Issa, R., Flood, I., (Eds.), Clearwater Beach, FL, pp.
  57. Venugopal, M., Eastman, C.M., and Sacks, R., (2012). ‘Configurable Model Exchanges for the Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Industry using Semantic Exchange Modules (SEM)2012 ASCE International Conference on Computingin Civil Engineering, Issa, R., Flood, I., (Eds.), Clearwater Beach, FL, pp. 269-276.
  58. Zeibak-Shini, R., Sacks, R., and Filin, S., (2012). ‘Toward generation of a Building Information Model of a deformed structure using laser scanning technology’, Proceedings of ICCCBE 2012 – 14th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, Moscow, Russia, 8 pages.
  59. Pikas, E., Sacks, R., and Priven, V., (2012). ‘Go or No-go Decisions at the Construction Workface: Uncertainty, Perceptions of Readiness, Making Ready and Making-do’, Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Tommelein, I., and Pasquire, C., (Eds.), San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, pp. 431-440.
  60. Koskela, L., Sacks, R., Rooke, J., (2012). ‘A brief history of the concept waste in production’, Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Tommelein, I., and Pasquire, C., (Eds.), San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, pp. 321-330.
  61. Ilhan, B., Yaman, H., Fathi, H., Brilakis, I., and Sacks, R., (2012). ‘Distinguishing Object Category Properties and Property Ranges in the IFC Standard for Visual Pattern Recognition’, eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: ECPPM 2012, Gudnason, G., Scherer, R., (Eds.), CRC Press. Reykjavik, Iceland, pp. 557-564.
  62. Zeibak, R., Filin, S., and Sacks, R., (2012). ‘Toward post disaster damage assessment in urban environments using laser scanning data and building information models’, FIG Commission 3 Workshop, Spatial Information, Informal Development, Property and Housing, Athens, Greece, 13 pages.
  63. Priven, V., and Sacks, R., (2013). ‘Social Network Development in Last Planner System™ Implementations’, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Formoso, C., and Tzortzopoulos, P., (Eds.), Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil, pp. 537-548.
  64. Kerem, C., Barak, R., Sacks, R. and Priven, V., (2013). ‘Learning to see – Managers Working in the Gemba as part of the Tidhar Way Training ProgramProceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Formoso, C., and Tzortzopoulos, P., (Eds.), Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil, pp. 957-966.
  65. Aram, S., Eastman, C., Venugopal, M., Sacks, R., and Belsky, M., (2013). ‘Concrete Reinforcement Modeling for Efficient Information Sharing’, ISARC – 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, Montreal, Canada, pp. 1056-1064.
  66. Belsky, M., Sacks, R., and Brilakis, I., (2013). ‘A Framework for Semantic Enrichment of IFC Building Models’, CIB W78 30th Annual Conference on Applications of IT in the AEC Industry, Ma, Z., Zhang, J., Hu, Z., and Guo, H., (Eds.), Beijing, China, pp. 514-523.
  67. Gurevich, U., and Sacks, R., (2013). ‘Integrated Virtual Reality and Discrete Event Simulation Methods for Production System Research in Construction’, CONVR, London, UK, pp. 524-534.
  68. Barros Santos, F., Rabbani, E.K. Sacks, R., Baptista, F.M., Cachadinha, N., Swissa, D., Melhado, S., (2014). ‘Construction professionals’ perceptions of the influence of design on accident prevention at construction sites in Brazil’, XII Annual Conference on Occupational Risk Prevention, Zaragoza, Spain 2014, ID 21319.
  69. Priven, V., Sacks, R., Seppanen, O., and Savosnick, J., (2014). ‘Lean Workflow Index for Construction Projects’, Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Kalsaas, B.T., Saurin, T.A., and Koskela, L., (Eds.), University of Adger, Norway, pp. 715-726.
  70. Ben Alon, L., Sacks, R., and Grobman, Y., (2014). ‘Similarities and differences between humans’ and social insects’ building processes and building behaviorsProceedings of the ASCE Construction Research Congress, Castro, D., Ashuri, B., and Irizarry, J.,(Eds.), Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, pp. 51-60.
  71. Aram, S., Eastman, C.M., and Sacks, R., (2014). ‘A Knowledge-Based Framework for Quantity Takeoff and Cost Estimation in the AEC Industry Using BIM’, ISARC – 31st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Sydney, Australia, 9 pages.
  72. Ma, L., Sacks, R., Zeibak-Shini, R., and Filin, S., (2015). ‘A Computational Procedure for Generating Specimens of BIM and Point Cloud Data for Building Change Detection’, ASCE 2015 International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, O’Brien, W., and Ponticelli, S., (eds.), American Society of Civil Engineers, Austin TX, pp. 684-691.
  73. Ben-Alon, L. and Sacks, R., (2015). ‘Simulating and Visualizing Emergent Production in Construction (EPIC) Using Agents and BIM’, Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Seppänen, O., González, V.A. & Arroyo, P., (eds.), Perth, Australia, 29-31 Jul 2015, Curtin University, pp. 371-380.
  74. Spitler, L., Feliz, T., Wood, N., and Sacks, R., (2015). ‘Constructible BIM Elements –a Root Cause Analysis of Work Plan FailuresProceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Seppänen, O., González, V.A. & Arroyo, P., (eds.), Perth, Australia, 29-31 Jul 2015, Curtin University, pp. 351-360.
  75. González, V.A., Sacks, R., Pavez, I., Poshdar, M., Ben Alon, L., and Priven, V., (2015). ‘Interplay of Lean Thinking and Social Dynamics in ConstructionProceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Seppänen, O., González, V.A. & Arroyo, P., (eds.), Perth, Australia, 29-31 Jul 2015, Curtin University, pp. 681-690.
  76. Zeibak-Shini, R., Ma, L., and Sacks, R., (2015). ‘Mapping the Structural Frame of a Damaged Reinforced Concrete Building using As-Damaged Scans and As-Built BIM’, CIB W78 Conference on Computing in Construction, TU Eindhoven, Netherlands, October 2015.
  77. Sacks, R., Kedar, A., Borrmann, A., Ma, L., Singer, D., and Kattel, U., (2016). ‘SeeBridge Information Delivery Manual (IDM) for Next Generation Bridge Inspection’, ISARC 2016 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Sattineni, A. (ed.), Auburn University, Auburn AL, US, July 2016.
  78. Ma, L., and Sacks, R., (2016). ‘A Cloud-based BIM Platform for Information Collaboration’, ISARC 2016 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Sattineni, A. (ed.), Auburn University, Auburn AL, US, July 2016.
  79. Korb, S., Haronian, E., Sacks, R., Judez, P., and Shaked, O. (2016). ‘Overcoming “But We’re Different”: an IPD Implementation in the Middle East’, Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Pasquire, C., Alves, T., and Reginato, J., (eds.), Boston, MA, US, July 2016, pp. 3-12.
  80. Korb, S. and Sacks, R., (2016). ‘One Size Does Not Fit All: Rethinking Approaches to Managing the Construction of Multi-Story Apartment BuildingsProceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Pasquire, C., Alves, T., and Reginato, J., (eds.), Boston, MA, US, July 2016, pp. 13-22.
  81. Ma, L. and Sacks, R. (2016). ‘Agent-based simulation of construction workflows using a relational data model Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Pasquire, C., Alves, T., and Reginato, J., (eds.), Boston, MA, US, July 2016, pp. 73-82.

Other Papers in Conference Proceedings

  1. Sacks, R., Wessman, R., Eastman, C. M., Lee, G., and Orndorff, D. (2005). ‘3D parametric modelling of precast structures – a revolutionary change’, 18th BIBM International Congress and Exhibition, M. Borghoff, A. Gottschalg, and R. Mehl, eds., Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 115-116
  2. Bertelsen, S., and Sacks, R. (2007). ‘Contractual vicious circles: a Process Approach to Understanding the Construction Industry’s Performance’, Managing the Construction of Buildings, November 2007, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark, 12 pages.
  3. Manzione, L., Abaurre, M.W., Melhado, S.B., Berlo, M.L., Sacks, R., (2011). ‘Desenvolvimento e Aplicação de Indicadores de Desempenho na Análise e Melhoria da Gestão do Fluxo de Informações do Processo de Projeto em BIM’, V Encontro de Tecnologia de Informação e Comunicação na Construção – TIC 2011 (Application of ICT in Construction), de Amorim, A., Groetelaars, N.J., (Eds.), Federal University of Bahia, August 2011, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 12 pages.
  4. Barros Santos, F.J., Kohlman Rabbani, E., R., Sacks, R., Malafaya Baptista, F., Cachadinha, N., and Melhado, S., (2014). “Perceptions of key construction actors about prevention of accidents in the design stage: study in Brazil”, in Occupational Safety and Hygiene – SHO2014, Proceedings Book, Arezes, P., Baptista, J.S., Barroso, M., Carneiro, P., Cordeiro, P., Costa, N., Melo, R.B., Miguel, A., and Perestrelo, G., (Eds.), Portuguese Society for Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SPOSHO), ISBN 978-989-98203-2-6.