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Construction Program Management : Decision Making and Optimization Techniques (Hardcover) (Ali D.
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Exploring complex and intelligent analytical and mathematical methods, this book examines how different approaches can be used to optimize program management in the construction industry. It provides a thorough study on the different program management methods, ranging from simple decision making techniques and statistics analysis to the more complex linear programming and demonstrates how knowledge base systems and genetic algorithms can be used to optimize resources and meet time, budget and quality constraints. Chapters explore topics including decision-making principles, planning and scheduling, mathematical forecasting models, optimization techniques programming and artificial intelligence techniques. Providing a valuable resource to anyone managing multiple projects in the construction industry, this book is intended for students of civil and construction engineering, project managers, construction managers and senior engineers.