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use of artificial neural networks for modelling buildability in preliminary structural design
Tabarak Musa Awad Ballal
Written in English
Thesis (Ph.D.) - Loughborough University, 1999.
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A neural network is a powerful computational data model that is able to capture and represent complex input/output relationships. The motivation for the development of neural network technology stemmed from the desire to develop an artificial system that could perform "intelligent" tasks similar to those performed by the human brain. No preliminary knowledge of neural networks is explicitly required. The book presents both classical and novel network architectures and learning algorithms for modelling and control. Topics include non-linear system identification, neural optimal control, top-down model based neural control design and stability analysis of neural control systems.
The idea of simulating the brain was the goal of many pioneering works in Artificial Intelligence. The brain has been seen as a neural network, or a set of nodes, or neurons, connected by communication lines. Currently, there has been increasing interest in the use of neural network models. This book contains chapters on basic concepts of artificial neural networks, recent connectionist. In the present paper, artificial neural networks (ANNs) are considered from a mathematical modeling point of view. A short introduction to feedforward neural networks is outlined, including multilayer perceptrons (MLPs) and radial basis function (RBF) networks. Examples of their applications in tribological studies are given, and important features of the data-driven modeling .
USE OF ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS IN GEOMECHANICAL AND PAVEMENT SYSTEMS Prepared by: A2K05(3) Subcommittee on Neural Nets and Other Computational Intelligence–Based Modeling Systems INTRODUCTION Over the past 2 decades, there has been an increased interest in a new class of computational intelligence systems known as artificial neural. Artificial neural networks (ANN) or connectionist systems are computing systems vaguely inspired by the biological neural networks that constitute animal brains. Such systems "learn" to perform tasks by considering examples, generally without being programmed with task-specific rules.
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In this study, artificial neural networks have been developed to acquire construction knowledge from past projects to integrate buildability considerations into the preliminary structural design process. Four artificial neural network models are presented. These allow the generation of an expeditious solution for given sets of design and buildability by: The focus of this research is to develop computerised models for acquiring construction knowledge from past projects to integrate buildability considerations into the preliminary structural design process.
A novel artificial intelligence approach has been adopted in this study. Five Artificial Neural Network models have been by: 8. In this study, artificial neural networks have been developed to acquire construction knowledge from past projects to integrate buildability considerations into the preliminary structural design process.
Four artificial neural network models are presented. These allow the generation of an expeditious solution for given sets of design and buildability constraints.
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Ballal. Download PDF (13 MB) Abstract. A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough Construction Industry has long been criticised for Author: Tabarak M.A.
Ballal. Neural Network , Neural Network approach for cost estimation of structural systems of building . Trained network can be used to simulate structural data as output for set of new. Mukherjee and Despande () presented the suitability of neural network for modeling an initial design process.
The preliminary design model is of vital importance in the synthesis of a finally acceptable solution in a design problem.
The design process is extremely difficult to computerise because it requires human intuition. The book aims at serving undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers in ANN computational modelling. Keywords. ANN Artificial Neural Networks Modelling Computational Intelligence Fuzzy Representations Genetic Programming Supervised and Unsupervised ANNs.
Editors and affiliations. Artificial Neural Networks: Fundamentals, Computing, Design, and Application Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Journal of Microbiological Methods 43(1).
The architecture of the BPN is a layered feed-forward neural network, in which the non-linear elements (neurons) are arranged in successive layers, and the information flows unidirectionally, from input layer to output layer, through the hidden layer(s) ().As can be seen in Fig.
1, nodes from one layer are connected (using interconnections or links) to all nodes in the adjacent layer(s), but. There are a wide variety of ANNs that are used to model real neural networks, and study behaviour and control in animals and machines, but also there are ANNs which are used for engineering purposes, such as pattern recognition, forecasting, and data compression.
Exercise This exercise is to become familiar with artificial neural network. The output layer collects the predictions made in the hidden layer and produces the final result: the model’s prediction. Here’s a closer look at how a neural network can produce a predicted output from input data.
The hidden layer is the key component of a neural network because of the neurons it contains; they work together to do the major calculations and produce the output. Downloadable. The study of Artificial Neural Networks derives from first trials to translate in mathematical models the principles of biological “processing”.
An Artificial Neural Network deals with generating, in the fastest times, an implicit and predictive model of the evolution of a system. In particular, it derives from experience its ability to be able to recognize some behaviours or.
The use of CADSYN in the structural design of buildings is examined, along with design-dependent knowledge and design-independent knowledge. Discussions on empowering designers with integrated design environments are given whereby design objects may be retrieved from catalogues without requiring users to form queries.
Artificial Neural Networks for Engineering Applications presents current trends for the solution of complex engineering problems that cannot be solved through conventional methods. The proposed methodologies can be applied to modeling, pattern recognition, classification, forecasting, estimation, and.
into artificial neural networks and their application to structural engi-neering problems is gaining interest and is growing rapidly. The use of artificial neural networks in structural engineering has evolved as a new computing paradigm, even though still very limited.
The objective of this paper is to introduce the concept, theoretical. Downloadable (with restrictions). This investigation aims to compare the usefulness and the potential contributions of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) in the marketing field, particularly, when compared to traditional modelling based on Structural Equations.
It uses neural network modelling and structural equation modelling (SEM) to evaluate loyalty in the bank industry in Brazil. model that is inspired by the structure and/or functional aspects of biological neural networks.
A neural network consists of an interconnected group of artificial neurons, and it processes information using a connectionist approach to computation. In most cases an ANN is an adaptive system that changes its structure based on external or. The strength model based on the artificial neural network was observed to be accurate than the model based on regression analysis.
The strength model could be used to determine the strength effects of age or water-to-binder ratio. Lee () predicted the strength of concrete using artificial neural model. Artificial neural network (ANN) has proven to be a universal approximator for any non-linear continuous function with arbitrary accuracy.
This book presents how to apply ANN to measure various software reliability indicators: number of failures in a given time, time between successive failures, fault-prone modules and development efforts.
Health care organizations are leveraging machine-learning techniques, such as artificial neural networks (ANN), to improve delivery of care at a reduced cost.
Applications of ANN to diagnosis are well-known; however, ANN are increasingly used to inform health care management decisions. We provide a seminal review of the applications of ANN to health care organizational decision-making.tures is an attractive idea especially at the conceptual and preliminary design stages.
But the diversityof available continuum models and hard-to-use qualities of these models have prevented them from finding wide applications. In this regard, Artificial Neural Networks.It uses neural network modelling and structural equation modelling (SEM) to evaluate loyalty in the bank industry in Brazil.
Based on a data collection of bank customers (micro, small, and medium companies) from the Northeast of Brazil, the key objective of this study is to investigate the main drivers of customer loyalty in this industry.