Automation in Construction

(The TQCC of Automation in Construction is 49. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-03-01 to 2023-03-01.)
Autonomous concrete crack detection using deep fully convolutional neural network477
A review of building information modeling (BIM) and the internet of things (IoT) devices integration: Present status and future trends316
Towards a semantic Construction Digital Twin: Directions for future research293
Computer vision-based concrete crack detection using U-net fully convolutional networks271
Blockchain in the built environment and construction industry: A systematic review, conceptual models and practical use cases221
Adopting Internet of Things for the development of smart buildings: A review of enabling technologies and applications213
Building information modelling for off-site construction: Review and future directions167
Additive manufacturing as an enabling technology for digital construction: A perspective on Construction 4.0145
Large-scale digital concrete construction – CONPrint3D concept for on-site, monolithic 3D-printing144
Analyzing the potential of Virtual Reality for engineering design review137
Construction site accident analysis using text mining and natural language processing techniques135
Integration of LCA and LCC analysis within a BIM-based environment134
Integration of BIM and GIS in sustainable built environment: A review and bibliometric analysis125
Integration of BIM and GIS: Geometry from IFC to shapefile using open-source technology122
Recurrent neural networks for real-time prediction of TBM operating parameters117
Review of BIM's application in energy simulation: Tools, issues, and solutions114
Remote proximity monitoring between mobile construction resources using camera-mounted UAVs114
A scientometric analysis and critical review of construction related ontology research110
3D concrete printing: A lower bound analytical model for buildability performance quantification109
Deep learning-based automatic volumetric damage quantification using depth camera108
Site logistics planning and control for engineer-to-order prefabricated building systems using BIM 4D modeling108
Integrating Building Information Modeling and Prefabrication Housing Production108
Automatic detection of hardhats worn by construction personnel: A deep learning approach and benchmark dataset107
Real-time analysis and regulation of EPB shield steering using Random Forest104
A vision-based method for crack detection in gusset plate welded joints of steel bridges using deep convolutional neural networks103
Automatic damage detection of historic masonry buildings based on mobile deep learning98
Framework for automated UAS-based structural condition assessment of bridges97
Impact assessment of reinforced learning methods on construction workers' fall risk behavior using virtual reality96
Prediction of geological conditions for a tunnel boring machine using big operational data95
Printability, accuracy and strength of geopolymer made using powder-based 3D printing for construction applications93
Tunnel structural inspection and assessment using an autonomous robotic system91
Integration of BIM and GIS: IFC geometry transformation to shapefile using enhanced open-source approach91
Optimising building sustainability assessment using BIM88
Sewer damage detection from imbalanced CCTV inspection data using deep convolutional neural networks with hierarchical classification87
Construction waste recycling robot for nails and screws: Computer vision technology and neural network approach86
Informetric analysis and review of literature on the role of BIM in sustainable construction85
Digital twinning of existing reinforced concrete bridges from labelled point clusters84
Lean production theory-based simulation of modular construction processes82
A scientometric analysis and critical review of computer vision applications for construction81
A survey of automation-enabled human-in-the-loop systems for infrastructure visual inspection80
End-to-end vision-based detection, tracking and activity analysis of earthmoving equipment filmed at ground level79
Underground sewer pipe condition assessment based on convolutional neural networks78
Integrated system for BIM-based collaborative design78
Quasi-autonomous bolt-loosening detection method using vision-based deep learning and image processing74
Interaction analysis for vision-based activity identification of earthmoving excavators and dump trucks74
Combining inverse photogrammetry and BIM for automated labeling of construction site images for machine learning74
Comparison and utilization of point cloud generated from photogrammetry and laser scanning: 3D world model for smart heavy equipment planning74
Action recognition of earthmoving excavators based on sequential pattern analysis of visual features and operation cycles73
A digital construction framework integrating building information modeling and reverse engineering technologies for renovation projects73
Detection of construction workers under varying poses and changing background in image sequences via very deep residual networks73
An automatic and non-invasive physical fatigue assessment method for construction workers71
Automatic hyperbola detection and fitting in GPR B-scan image71
Risk assessment and management of excavation system based on fuzzy set theory and machine learning methods71
A BIM-based approach for predicting corrosion under insulation69
Integrated parametric design of adaptive facades for user's visual comfort67
The ‘how’ of benefits management for digital technology: From engineering to asset management67
An agent-based modeling approach for understanding the effect of worker-management interactions on construction workers' safety-related behaviors66
BIM-based Last Planner System tool for improving construction project management65
Development and implementation of automated fault detection and diagnostics for building systems: A review65
Automated defect detection and classification in ashlar masonry walls using machine learning63
UAV-based automatic generation of high-resolution panorama at a construction site with a focus on preprocessing for image stitching62
IFC-centric performance-based evaluation of building evacuations using fire dynamics simulation and agent-based modeling61
Remote interactive collaboration in facilities management using BIM-based mixed reality60
Augmented reality system for facility management using image-based indoor localization60
Heritage site preservation with combined radiometric and geometric analysis of TLS data60
A defect classification methodology for sewer image sets with convolutional neural networks58
A 3D concrete printing prefabrication platform for bespoke columns58
Machine learning predictive model based on national data for fatal accidents of construction workers57
Accident prevention through design (PtD): Integration of building information modeling and PtD knowledge base57
OpenBIM-Tango integrated virtual showroom for offsite manufactured production of self-build housing56
Detection of sealed and unsealed cracks with complex backgrounds using deep convolutional neural network56
Translating building legislation into a computer-executable format for evaluating building permit requirements55
BIM IFC information mapping to building energy analysis (BEA) model with manually extended material information55
Optimal path planning in real time for dynamic building fire rescue operations using wireless sensors and visual guidance55
Data analytics to improve building performance: A critical review54
A vision-based system for pre-inspection of steel frame manufacturing54
Dynamic prediction for attitude and position in shield tunneling: A deep learning method54
Evaluating the impact of mental fatigue on construction equipment operators' ability to detect hazards using wearable eye-tracking technology54
Instance-level recognition and quantification for concrete surface bughole based on deep learning53
How to tell if a BIM project is successful: A goal-driven approach52
Computer vision for real-time extrusion quality monitoring and control in robotic construction52
Cyber-physical-system-based safety monitoring for blind hoisting with the internet of things: A case study52
Multi-classifier for reinforced concrete bridge defects51
BIM-based integrated management workflow design for schedule and cost planning of building fabric maintenance51
Comparative analysis of machine learning and point-based algorithms for detecting 3D changes in buildings over time using bi-temporal lidar data51
Mapping computer vision research in construction: Developments, knowledge gaps and implications for research51
An analysis of BIM jobs and competencies based on the use of terms in the industry49
A BIM-WMS integrated decision support tool for supply chain management in construction49
A vision-based marker-less pose estimation system for articulated construction robots49