PI: A Vision-based Approach to Project Intelligence for Construction Site Monitoring Automation

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  Construction sites are generally large-scale, and diverse activities concurrently take place there. Timely and overall awareness of activities states and resource allocation is critical to many project-level management tasks, including resource leveling, progress tracking, and productivity analysis. Despite its importance, the manual approach to activity tracking and resource counting that relies on managers’ experience and diligence is still the mainstream in practice. As more and more large projects commence all over the world, it is nearly impossible for construction managers to k...
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Dr. Xiaochun (Eric) Luo

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Xiaochun Luo is a senior research fellow and works at the Construction Virtual Prototyping (CVP) lab of Hong Kong Polytechnic University with Prof Heng Li. He earned his Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Master of Computer Application in Civil Engineering and Doctorate in the field of computer-aided construction briefing in 2001, 2006 and 2010, respectively. His current research focuses on proactive construction safety management, occupational safety and health, and workers’ behavior and productivity. His earlier research areas include virtual simulation of construction processes, knowledge syste...
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ANTWI-AFARI MAXWELL FORDJOUR

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  Ph.D. Student  Email: [email protected] PUBLIC LECTURE The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Construction and Environment “The Consumerization of GIS” presented by Professor Michael Frank Goodchild, University of California, 11th January, 2016 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Building and Real Estate, “Will adjudication under the proposed Security of Payment Bill be the panacea for resolving construction disputes in Hong Kong in the future?” presented by ProfessorT. Cheung, 4th January, 2016 The Hong Kong Polytechnic Un...
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Dongping CAO

Dongping CAO is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Construction Virtual Prototyping Laboratory (CVPL) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his B.S. in Construction Engineering and Management from Chongqing University, M.S. and Ph.D. in Construction Engineering and Management from Tongji University, and Ph.D. in Information and Construction Technology from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dongping’s current research focuses on optimizing construction project processes using Building Information Modeling (BIM) and other related information technologies, and modeling the ...
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Xincong YANG

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Xincong YANG is a full-time postgraduate of the Department of Building and Real Estate at the Faculty of Construction and Environment. Before joining the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a PhD candidate, Mr. YANG received his master’s degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering as well as dual-bachelor degree in Civil Engineering and Engineering Management from Harbin Institute of Technology. The main research themes of YANG include construction virtual prototyping, building information modelling, humanmachine/computer interaction and data mining. Contact E-mail : [email protected]
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About EOP

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Since the day ten mega infrastructure projects were rolled out in phases as scheduled, the Hong Kong construction industry has been faced with several problems such as acute labor shortage and labor mobility. Although there are more and more young people joining the construction industry, their lack of experience is likely bring serious safety problem. It's known that access control system has been widely used but commonly its function is no more than recording attendances of workers and it can't be utilized for safety management. Since there are no effective management methods, on most c...
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