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Handling Regulatory Information Using Information Technology

  • P. W. H. Chung
  • D. Stone
Conference paper
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 333)

Abstract

Many aspects of some industries, like the construction and process industries, are governed by regulatory information. This information has a direct and significant effect on the safety, economics and quality of the industries’ operations and end-products. Regulatory information has long been recognised as a potentially rich area for computer applications. This paper provides an overview of the work that has been done to provide computer systems that will help both users and authors of regulations. The emphasis is on using advanced information technology that would help in accessing, interpreting and applying the information.

Keywords

Expert System Regulatory Information Decision Table Building Regulation Type Hierarchy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. W. H. Chung
    • 1
  • D. Stone
    • 2
  1. 1.Loughborough University of TechnologyLoughboroughUK
  2. 2.Building DirectorateScottish OfficeEdinburghUK

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