Preliminaries |

**I** | **INTELLIGENT STRUCTURES** |

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From Active to Intelligent Structures
I.F.C. Smith |

**II** | **INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN** |

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Design Process Improvement through an IT Supported Design Process
D. Ruikar, W. Tizani and R. Smith |

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Knowledge-Based Information Retrieval in Project Extranets
E.T. Santos and L.A. Nascimento |

**III** | **DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES** |

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Web-Based Concurrent Conceptual Design
J. Miles, D. Bouchlaghem, C. Anumba, M. Chen, M. Taylor and H. Shang |

5 |
A Steel Member Design System using Distributed Multi-Agents and SOAP
N. Yabuki and J. Kotani |

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Modelling Design Constraints for an Automated Design Process
R.A. Smith, W. Tizani and D. Ruikar |

**IV** | **KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS** |

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An Industrial Site Selection System: Use of COM in Integrating an Intelligent GIS-AHP Application
N. Eldin, K. Eldrandaly, M. Shouman and G. Nawara |

8 |
Expert System for Post-Earthquake Building Damage Evaluation
M.L. Carreño, O.D. Cardona and A.H. Barbat |

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Knowledge Based Systems Applications for Dam Engineering, Railway Tunnelling and Structural Design
E.A. Portela, F. Farinha, C.S. Domingues and L.R. Sousa |

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Application of Expert Systems in Damage Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures
M.H. Fazel Zarandi and J. Sobhani and A.A. Ramezanianpour |

**V** | **KBS: MODELLING, REPRESENTATION AND PROCESSING** |

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Managing Risk through Fuzzy Logic
D. Baloi |

12 |
The Control of Upgrade Activities for Long Tunnels by an Intelligent System
M. Cristani, G.A. Khoury and C.E. Majorana |

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Modelling Expert Decisions for Highway Bridge Maintenance
P. Vagiotas, A.P. Chassiakos and D.D. Theodorakopoulos |

**VI** | **DATABASE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING** SESSION ORGANISED BY K. ORSBORN |

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Distribution and Synchronisation of Engineering Information using Active Database Technology
H. Ma, H. Johansson and K. Orsborn |

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Analysis of Missing Data in a Geotechnical Database
I.E.G. Davey-Wilson |

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Technology Management on Large Construction Building Projects
D. Hamani, F. Ameziane and S. Lasserre |

**VII** | **THE EFFECT OF PREMEDITATED DESTRUCTIVE EFFECTS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF CONSTRUCTED FACILITIES** SESSION ORGANISED BY F.C. HADIPRIONO |

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The Balance of Public Policy and Engineering in Counter-Terrorism
R. Watkins, J.W. Duane, T.I. Stewart, F.C. Hadipriono and J.I. Watkins |

18 |
Consequences of Water Treatment Failure due to a Premeditated Destructive Event
C.C. Hinds, J.W. Duane, C.C. Tseng and F.C. Hadipriono |

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A Method for Capturing Knowledge of Vulnerability to Destructive Events
J.W. Duane, C.C. Tseng, F.C. Hadipriono, C.C. Hinds, T.I. Stewart and N.S. Al-Kaabi |

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Evaluating Perception of Building Safety from Premeditated Destructive Events
C.C. Tseng, J W. Duane, F.C. Hadipriono and N.S. Al-Kaabi |

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An Intelligent Advisor for Construction Site Safety Control
N.S. Al-Kaabi, R.E. Larew, F.C. Hadipriono, J.W. Duane and C.C. Tseng |

22 |
Crane Failure Analysis using Fault Tree and Fuzzy Logic
C. Wong, F.C. Hadipriono, J.W. Duane, R.E. Larew and D.H. Barker |

23 |
Evaluation of Diaphragm Wall Construction using Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Logic
Y.B. Ko, F.C. Hadipriono R.E. Larew and J.W. Duane |

24 |
Fuzzy Control in a Safety Evaluation for Campus Parking Garages
C.C. Tseng, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane |

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An Evaluation of Slab Connections in a Lift-Slab Method
T.S. Aydin, J.W. Duane and F.C. Hadipriono |

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Assessing Multi-Story Building Failure due to Premeditated Destructive Events
A. Eapen, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane |

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Fuzzy Logic Assessment of Slab Failure due to Terrorist Attack
K.M. Ng, F.C. Hadipriono, R.E. Larew and J.W. Duane |

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Fuzzy Fault Tree Analysis of Slab Failure from Premeditated Destructive Events
K.M. Ng, J.W. Duane and F.C. Hadipriono |

**VIII** | **DEVELOPMENTS IN GENETIC ALGORITHM TECHNOLOGY** |

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Multi-Objective Optimisation with Robustness and Uncertainty
B. Aitbrik, N. Bouhaddi, S. Cogan and S.J. Huang |

**IX** | **GENETIC ALGORITHMS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING** |

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Optimal Design of Urban Water Supply Networks using Fuzzy Linguistic Parameters and Genetic Algorithms
L.S. Vamvakeridou - Lyroudia |

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A MATLAB-Based Genetic Algorithm Solution to Overall Benefit-Duration Optimization (OBDO)
S.K. Ting and H. Pan |

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Bus Route and Schedule Optimisation using a Genetic Algorithm
S.M. Ní Dhonghaile and E.J. O'Brien |

**X** | **GENETIC ALGORITHMS IN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS** |

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Collapse Load Factor for Rigid-Plastic Analysis of Frames using a Genetic Algorithm
A. Kaveh and K. Khanlari |

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Estimation of Microplane Model Parameters using a Parallel Genetic Algorithm
A. Kucerová, M. Leps and J. Nemecek |

**XI** | **GENETIC ALGORITHMS IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DESIGN** |

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Application of Genetic Algorithms for the Automated Design of Offshore Riser Systems
N. Cunliffe and T.J. McCarthy |

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Determining the Optimal Cross Section of Beams
D.R. Griffiths and J.C. Miles |

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Discrete Optimum Design of Geometrically Non-Linear Trusses using Genetic Algorithms
M.N.S. Hadi and K.S. Alvani |

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Optimization of Truss Structures using Value Encoding in a Genetic Algorithm
T. Dede, Y. Ayvaz and S. Bekiroglu |

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A Procedure for using GAs and the FEM to Minimise the Weight of Composite Structures
M. Walker and R.E. Smith |

**XII** | **APPLICATION OF GENETIC ALGORITHMS WITH NEURAL NETWORKS TO DESIGN** |

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Feedback-based Neural Networks in Structural Optimisation of Aerospace Structures
W. Ruijter, R. Spallino, J. Entzinger and J. Hol |

41 |
AI Knowledge Model on Comfort and Safety in a Housing Complex
M.E. Haque and V. Karandikar |

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Optimum Design of Structures by an Improved Genetic Algorithm using Neural Networks
E. Salajegheh and S. Gholizadeh |

**XIII** | **NEURAL NETWORKS AND HYBRID SYSTEMS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING** SESSION ORGANISED BY P.C.G. DA S. VELLASCO |

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Assessment of Test Data Quality Check Tools using Neural Networks
J.P. Lanslots and A. Vecchio |

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A Neuro-Fuzzy System for Patch Load Prediction
E.T. Fonseca, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, M.M.B.R. Vellasco and S.A.L. de Andrade |

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Developing Optimal Feed-Forward Neural Networks using a Constructive Dynamic Training Method and Pruning with a Genetic Algorithm
W. Wang, W. Lu, X. Wang and A.Y.T. Leung |

46 |
Fuzzy Clustering Techniques to Automatically Assess Stabilization Diagrams
J.P. Lanslots, M. Scionti and A. Vecchio |

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Artificial Neural Networks Based Control Method for Wind-Excited Buildings
K.A. Bani-Hani |

**XIV** | **NEURAL NETWORKS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING** |

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Estimation of Wave Spectral Shapes using ANNs
R. Naithani and M.C. Deo |

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Artificial Neural Networks for Determination of Design Spectra of Iran
M. Tehranizadeh and M. Safi |

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Assessment of Chi-Chi Earthquake-Induced Liquefaction: Application of ANN Model
D.-S. Jeng, T.L. Lee and C. Lin |

51 |
Artificial Neural Network Modelling of Runoff from Storms in Urban Areas
J. Yang and M. Bruen |

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Prediction of Air Pollutant Levels using Support Vector Machines: An Effective Tool
W. Lu, W. Wang, X. Wang and A.Y.T. Leung |

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Development of AI Techniques for the Condition Monitoring of Ground Anchorages
A.J. Starkey, A. Ivanovic, R.D. Neilson and A.A. Rodger |

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Neural Network Modelling of Single Adhesive Anchors under Tensile Loading
A.F. Ashour and S.S.S. Sakla |

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Application of ANN for the Prediction of Properties of High Performance Concrete
M.I. Khan |

56 |
Prediction of Phytotoxicity of Metal Uptake in Plants using Artificial Neural Networks
M.A. Gharaibeh and K.A. Bani-Hani |

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A Neural Network Approach for Seepage Control in Earth Dams
J. Veiga Carvalho, J.L.C. Gutiérrez and C. Romanel |

**XV** | **NEURAL NETWORKS IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING** |

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Identification for Critical Flutter Load of a Non-uniform L-shaped Cracked Shaft subjected to a Follower Force (Out-of-Plane Vibration)
I. Takahashi |

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Use of Neural Networks and Splines in Design and Assessment of Civil Engineering Structures
L. Schueremans and D. Van Gemert |

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Evaluation of the Deflection of Laminated Plates using Artificial Neural Networks
R. Abbasnia and J. Sobhani |

61 |
Concrete Strength Prediction with Neural Networks
J. Bai, S. Wild, B.B. Sabir, C.W. Morris and P. Angel |

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BP and RBF Neural Networks for Predicting Displacements and the Design of Schwedler Domes
A. Kaveh and M. Raeissi Dehkordi |

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Structural Response Extraction from Sound Vibration Measurements using Neural Networks
N. Bourahla, R. Taleb and T. Boukhemacha |

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Concrete Shear Capacity of Single Anchors Located Near a Concrete Edge using Neural Networks
A.F. Ashour and M.A. Alqedra |

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Timber Structural Design Based on Neural Networks Application and FE 3D Parametric Modelling
A. Bjelanovic and V. Rajcic |

**XVI** | **CELLULAR AUTOMATA APPLICATIONS IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING** |

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Traffic Flow Simulation using a Stochastic Velocity Model and Cellular Automata
T. Tamaki, S. Yasue and E. Kita |

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Predicting the Behaviour of Laterally Loaded Masonry Wall Panels using Cellular Automata
M.Y. Rafiq, G.C. Zhou, D.J. Easterbrook and G. Bugmann |

**XVII** | **IMAGE PROCESSING AND PATTERN RECOGNITION** |

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Rough Sets Based Extraction Method of Characteristics from Bridge Images
M. Hirokane, F. Nishimura, Y. Morikawa and C. Hamaguchi |

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Classification of Cracks in Concrete Slabs using Pattern Recognition Methods
Y. Kusunose, M. Hirokane and H. Furuta |