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dc.contributor.advisorGünaydın, Hüsnü Muraten_US
dc.contributor.authorMacit, Sibel-
dc.identifier.citationMacit, S. (2014). Computer representation of building codes for automated compliance checking. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, İzmir Institute of Technology, İzmir, Turkeyen_US
dc.descriptionThesis (Doctoral)--İzmir Institute of Technology, Architecture, İzmir, 2014en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (leaves: 120-125)en_US
dc.descriptionText in English; Abstract: Turkish and Englishen_US
dc.descriptionx, 161 leavesen_US
dc.descriptionFull text release delayed at author's request until 2017.12.17en_US
dc.description.abstractThis dissertation constitutes a study in the field of automated compliance checking, with a concentration on building code representations. Development of compliance checking systems has been an area of research that aims to provide computational support for accurate compliance checking of building projects against applicable building codes in a time and cost effective way. Systems for compliance checking of building projects require appropriate representations for building codes. Building codes are complex documents written in natural languages, and the development of computable representations is challenging. This dissertation proposes and demonstrates a new representation model and an accompanying modeling methodology for representing building codes in computable form that can be utilized in the development of automated compliance checking systems. The model adopts the four level representation paradigm as a theoretical base and uses the semantic modeling approach for developing the building code representation. The model breaks down the representation into four levels which allows separate modeling of domain concepts, individual rule statements, relationships between rules, and the organization of the building code. The dissertation shows that decomposing a building code into four levels and modeling rules based on the semantic-oriented paradigm is an effective modeling strategy for representing building codes in a computable form that is independent of automated compliance checking systems. The applicability of the model has been evaluated through a case study. The case study successfully illustrates the modeling of building codes that constitute parts of İzmir Municipality Housing and Zoning Code, as well as a prototype implementation of an automated checking system utilizing this building code representation.en_US
dc.publisherIzmir Institute of Technologyen_US
dc.subjectCompliance checkingen_US
dc.subjectBuilding information modelingen_US
dc.subjectKnowledge representationen_US
dc.subjectComputer aided automationen_US
dc.titleComputer representation of building codes for automated compliance checkingen_US
dc.title.alternativeUyumluluk denetimi otomasyonu için yapı yönetmeliklerinin bilgisayarda modellenmesien_US
dc.typeDoctoral Thesisen_US
dc.institutionauthorMacit, Sibel-
dc.departmentThesis (Doctoral)--İzmir Institute of Technology, Architectureen_US
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