The role of machine learning in construction safety

The role of machine learning in construction safety The construction industry is one of the biggest in the USA but also is one of the deadliest. Construction has been and continues to be a dangerous occupation, resulting in many accidents, injuries and fatalities. 937 workers died on sites in 2015, meaning that one in five […]

Enhancing teaching and learning through educational data mining

Enhancing teaching and learning through educational data mining Educational data mining is a interdisciplinary research area that deals with the development of methods to explore data originating in an educational context and uses computational approaches to analyse educational in order to study educational questions. How a sub-field of artificial intelligence can enhance teaching and learning? […]

Machine learning and energy efficient building design

Machine learning and energy efficient building design With increasing interest in sustainable design, the issue of energy-efficiency in the building design process is receiving ever more attention from designers and researchers. The construction industry has to find its way of reducing national greenhouse gas emissions. Key players are reluctant to spend big on energy efficiency […]

Artificial intelligence in special education

Artificial intelligence in special education Artificial intelligence technologies have started to open new ways of interacting with students with special educational needs. The goal of these tools is to enhance the way children interact with their environment to promote learning and to enrich their daily life. The effective applications of AI techniques is seen as […]

Predictive analytics as a future of higher education

Predictive analytics as a future of higher education There’s a lot of focus on digital transformation initiatives in the learning technology space over the past few years. Now higher education leaders are starting to realize what technology can do for their institutions. From determining which students are most at risk of dropping out, to supporting […]

Applications of artificial intelligence for cost management in construction projects

Applications of artificial intelligence for cost management in construction projects A primary need of any contractor, or indeed any business, is to be profitable. Controlling cost is not easy and cost estimation is the most important preliminary process in any construction project. It means that control of spend is crucial. We collected some applications of […]

Virtual learning environments to revolutionise higher education

Virtual learning environments to revolutionise higher education Virtual learning environments have become increasingly more important within the context of higher education, mainly due to the tools which compose them and to the support they give to students, teachers and institutions. With the help of artificial intelligence and machine learning VLEs will revolutionise higher education in […]

Smart skyscrapers. Real use cases of AI and machine learning in building construction

Smart skyscrapers. Real use cases of AI and machine learning in building construction Accounting for 6% of global GDP and $10 trillion in annual revenues the construction industry is truly enormous. It also has a very significant environmental impact with 50% of global steel production annual used in construction, 25-40% of the world’s total carbon […]

Can artificial intelligence replace teachers in near future?

Can artificial intelligence replace teachers in near future? Artificial intelligence applications are changing our lives. While a lot of examples show how AI is already being used, there is still a lot of room for innovation and new applications. Will artificial intelligence and machine learning replace teachers in near future? Automation has affected nearly every […]

Artificial intelligence in bridge engineering

Artificial intelligence in bridge engineering The idea to use artificial intelligence in bridge engineering process is very old. Since the 1950s studies on AI applications in civil or bridge engineering have proliferated. Most of these studies have dealt with specialized isolated engineering subtasks. Few of the applications have been delivered to practitioners and were used […]