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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 34
DEVELOPMENTS IN NEURAL NETWORKS AND EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTING FOR CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

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Preliminaries
1NEURAL NETWORK APPLICATIONS IN ENGINEERING STRUCTURAL ASSESSMENT  
1.1 Integrity Testing of Concrete Surfaces using Artificial Neural Networks
R. Begum, D. Chamberlain and A. Hirson
1
1.2 The Use of Artificial Neural Networks in Pile Integrity Testing
J.N. Watson, C.A. Fairfield, C. Wan and A. Sibbald
7
1.3 Use of Neural Networks for Fault Identification in a Beam Structure
I. Takahashi and T. Yoshioka
15
2NEURAL NETWORK APPLICATIONS IN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  
2.1 Neural Network-Based Approximations for Structural Analysis
W.M. Jenkins
25
2.2 Artificial Neural Network Computing in Structural Engineering
P. Zeng
37
2.3 Modelling of Non-Linear Structures using Recurrent Neural Networks
P.H. Kirkegaard
51
3NEURAL NETWORK APPLICATIONS TO FINITE ELEMENT PROBLEMS  
3.1 Multivariate Modelling of FEM Data using Neural Networks
A.T.C. Goh, K.S. Wong and B.B. Broms
59
3.2 Subdomain Generation using Parallel Q-State Potts Neural Networks
B.H.V. Topping and A. Bahreininejad
65
4NEURAL NETWORK APPLICATIONS IN CONTROL  
4.1 Neural-Network Control of Large Flexible Manipulator Systems, using the Cerebellar Model Arithmetic Computer
C.J. Macnab and G.M.T. D'Eleuterio
79
5NEURAL NETWORK APPLICATIONS IN CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING  
5.1 An Innovative Approach to Training Neural Networks for Strategic Management of Construction Firms
A.W.R. Slicher, P. Vakalis and G. Singh
87
5.2 Formulation of the Weight-Matrix of a Neural Network for Resource Leveling
D. Savin, S. Alkass and P. Fazio
95
5.3 Life Time Costs for Facilities
J. Christian and A.N. Pandeya
101
5.4 An Evaluation Study of Neural Network and Heuristic Approaches to Construction Resource Planning
N.N. Dawood
107
6NEURAL NETWORK APPLICATIONS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING  
6.1 Artificial Neural Networks in Hydro-Meteorological Modelling
A.W. Jayawardena and D.A.K. Fernando
115
6.2 Evaluation of Seismic Liquefaction using Neural Networks
A.T.C. Goh
121
6.3 Neural Networks for Multiobjective and Multiresource Decision Support System
X. Wei and G. Singh
127
7GENETIC ALGORITHMS IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING  
7.1 The Estimation of Partial String Fitnesses in the Genetic Algorithm
W.M. Jenkins
137
7.2 Improved Genetic Operators for Structural Engineering Optimization
J.P.B. Leite and B.H.V. Topping
143
7.3 An Integrated Shape Optimization Approach using Genetic Algorithms and Fuzzy Rule-Based System
J.P. Yang and C.K. Soh
171
7.4 Adaptive Search to Assist in the Conceptual Design of Concrete Buildings
J. Mathews and M.Y. Rafiq
179
8EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHMS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING  
8.1 General Genetic Algorithms and Simulated Annealing Perturbation of the Gradient Method with a Fixed Parameter
J.E. Souza de Cursi and M.B.S. Cortes
189
8.2 Diverse Evolutionary Search for Preliminary Whole System Design
I.C. Parmee
199
8.3 Application of Genetic Algorithms and Expert Systems to Design and Planning of Solid Waste Disposal
M. Hirokane, H. Furuta and H. Habara
205

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