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Publications

Quantifying Uncertainty in Simulation Modeling


Jace Thibault
Proceedings of International Structural Engineering and Construction, 2020.

 

Simulation-Based Framework for Construction Delay Analysis


Muaz Fagiar
7th International Construction Specialty Conference jointly with the Construction Research Congress, 2019

 

Structural Deterioration Modeling Using Variational Inference


Monica Birkland
Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 2019

 

Mass Data Analysis Using Variational Inference


Monica Birkland
10th International Forum on Engineering Decision Making, 2018

 

Corrosion Growth Modeling Based on Mass In-Line Inspection Data using Variational Inference


Monica Birkland
12th International Pipeline Conference, 2018

 

A Simple Methodology for Standardizing Decision Criteria across a Value Management Program


Holly Parkis
SAVE Value Summit, 2017

 

Spatio-Parametric Rail Risk Assessment for Developments near Freight Rail


Nadia Porter and Jesse Kostelyk
CSCE Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure, 2017

 

Using Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (QMRA) to Evaluate Risk of Infection of Workers at Wastewater Treatment Plants


Holly Parkis, Rasha Maal-Bared, and Tami Wetmore
National Water and Wastewater Conference, 2016

 

Two-Way Integration of 3D Visualization and Discrete Event Simulation for Modeling Mobile Crane Movement under Dynamically Changing Site Layout


Muaz Fagiar
Journal of Automation in Construction, 2016

 

Modelling Distinct Breakdown Events for a Tunnel Boring Machine Excavation


Michael Werner
Winter Simulation Conference, 2015

 

Updating Geological Conditions Using Bayes Theorem and Markov Chains


Michael Werner
Winter Simulation Conference, 2015

 

Capitalizing on Visualizing Complex Systems Using Distributed Simulation Approach


Muaz Fagiar
Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, 2015

 

Transition Experiments in Amsterdam: Conceptual and Empirical Analysis of two Transition Experiments in the WATERgraafsmeer program


Nadia Porter
Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2015

 

Simphony: a next generation simulation modelling environment for the construction domain


Simaan AbouRizk, Stephen Hague, Ronald Ekyalimpa, Sean Newstead
 Journal of Simulation, 2014

 

Edmonton Completes 1.2 km $44M Sanitary Sewer Tunnel Project


Mohammed Al-Bataineh
Env. Science and Engineering, 2014

 

Beyond Classic Models – Design and Development of comprehensive Earthmoving Simulator


Muaz Fagiar
14th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, 2014

 

Integrating Risk Analysis with Earned Value to Improve Project Cost Forecasting


Jesse Kostelyk
CSCE Conference, 2013

 

The use of @Risk in cost and schedule range estimating on Major Infrastructure projects in Edmonton


Jesse Kostelyk
Palisades Conference Las Vegas, 2013

 

Practical Application of 3D/4D Modeling and Process Simulation in Construction


Mohammed Al-Bataineh
13th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, 2013

 

Using Simulation to Plan Tunnel Construction


Holly Parkis, Mohammed Al-Bataineh, and Simaan AbouRizk
Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 2012

 

Improving Risk Analysis in the Construction Industry


Jesse Kostelyk and Hala AbouRizk-Newstead
CSCE Conference, 2011

 

Analyzing Transit Tunnel Construction Strategies using Discrete Event Simulation


Hala AbouRizk
Winter Simulation Conference, 2011

 

Understanding Withdrawal Behavior in the Construction Industry


Hala AbouRizk
ASCE Construction Research Congress, 2010

 

Applying Computer Simulation Technology to Study Employee Withdrawal Behaviours within the Construction Industry


Hala AbouRizk
ASCE Construction Research Congress, 2009.

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