Data Standards, Exchange and Management

Intelligent construction technologies (ICT) generates and collect a lot data, “BIG data”. Therefore, data standards are important for data exchange and management among various ICT innovations. This is the areas that is still lack of efforts and progresses.



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Transportation Pooled Fund Program. (2015) “Study Detail View: Enhancement to the Intelligent Construction Data Management System (Veda) and Implementation,” NCHRP. Available at Accessed April 29, 2016.