Chapter 10. Using Next Generation Web Technologies in Construction e-Business

  1. Professor Chimay J. Anumba PhD, DSc Professor Head Chartered/Professional Engineer founding Director Honorary Doctorate3 and
  2. Dr Kirti Ruikar Bachelor of Architecture, MSc, EngD (Doctor of Engineering) Lecturer architect Associate Editor4
  1. Dr Darshan Ruikar PhD, MSc, BE Senior Consultant structural engineer1,
  2. Professor Chimay J. Anumba PhD, DSc Professor Head Chartered/Professional Engineer founding Director Honorary Doctorate3 and
  3. Alistair Duke MEng, PhD Principal Researcher member package leader2

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302462.ch10

e-Business in Construction

e-Business in Construction

How to Cite

Ruikar, D., Anumba, C. J. and Duke, A. (2009) Using Next Generation Web Technologies in Construction e-Business, in e-Business in Construction (eds C. J. Anumba and K. Ruikar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302462.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ove Arup and Partners, UK

  2. 2

    Next Generation Web Research Group of British Telecommunications plc, UK

  3. 3

    Department of Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182348

Online ISBN: 9781444302462

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Keywords:

  • using Next Generation Web Technologies in construction e-business;
  • construction context;
  • need for the Semantic Web;
  • the Semantic Web;
  • evolution of the Semantic Web in construction sector;
  • Semantic Web-based construction e-business;
  • OntoWise - ontology-based WWW knowledge sharing environment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The construction context

  • The need for the Semantic Web

  • The Semantic Web

  • Evolution of the Semantic Web in the construction sector

  • Semantic Web-based construction e-business

  • Summary

  • References