Towards an onto-classification system for heritage BIM assets

Saleeb, Noha ORCID logoORCID:, Marzouk, Mohammed and Garcia, Rene (2018) Towards an onto-classification system for heritage BIM assets. In: International Conference on Science, Engineering & Technology – ICSET 2018, 23-24 Aug 2018, Miami, Florida USA. . [Conference or Workshop Item]

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The research outlined in this paper is part of a series of publications for a funded research initiative to create a classification system for Heritage assets. As previously evidenced by the authors and referenced below, current classification systems in the Engineering and Construction industry to codify and specify components within buildings and assets are suitable for new builds but lack many dimensions required for Heritage assets necessitating the development of a customized classification system for Heritage, utilizing Building Information Modelling (BIM) processes and workflows. However, on further investigation as outlined in this paper, the question arises whether the most suitable system to achieve classifying heritage building components is a classification system or whether others such as thesaurus, taxonomy or ontology systems might be more suitable to encompass the requirements of Heritage assets. Through critical analysis, comparison and examples, this paper will demonstrate reasons for proposing the usage of a mixed system, coined here as an Onto-Classification System.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords (uncontrolled): Classification, Heritage BIM, Ontology, Taxonomy, Thesaurus
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Design Engineering and Mathematics
Item ID: 27992
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Depositing User: Noha Saleeb
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2019 10:01
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2019 14:44

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