Publications and databases from research in Decision Support Systems for the Built Environment

This page lists publications and databases/ontologies resulting from research in the School of Computing AI Theme into Decision Support Systems in the Built Environment.  In particular it includes publications arising out of the MTU, ATU and NetTUN projects.

2021

Abdellatif M, Peel H, Cohn AG, Fuentes R. 2021. Combining Block-based and Pixel-based Approaches to Improve Crack Detection and Localisation. Automation in Construction. 122. doi. pdf on White Rose.

Liu B, Ren Y, Liu H, Xu H, Wang Z, Cohn AG, Jiang P. 2021. GPRInvNet: Deep Learning-Based Ground-Penetrating Radar Data Inversion for Tunnel Linings. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. , pp. 1-21. doi.

2020

Wei L, Du H, Mahesar Q-A, Al Ammari K, Magee DR, Clarke B, Dimitrova V, Gunn D, Entwisle D, Reeves H, Cohn AG. 2020. A decision support system for urban infrastructure inter-asset management employing domain ontologies and qualitative uncertainty-based reasoning. Expert Systems with Applications. 158. doipdf on White Rose.

Dou Q, Lin Z, Magee DR, Cohn AG. 2020. 3D mapping from partial observations: An application to utility mapping. Automation in Construction. 117. doi. pdf on White Rose.

Dimitrova V, Mehmood MO, Thakker D, Sage-Vallier B, Valdes J, Cohn AG. 2020. An ontological approach for pathology assessment and diagnosis of tunnels. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. 90. doi. pdf on White Rose.

2019

Wei L, Khan M, Mehmood O, Dou Q, Bateman C, Magee DR, Cohn AG. 2019. Web-based Visualisation for Look-Ahead Ground Imaging in Tunnel Boring Machines. Automation in Construction. 105. doi. pdf on White Rose.

2018

Wei, L., Magee, D. R., Dimitrova, V., Clarke, B., Du, H., Mahesar, Q, Ammari, K, Cohn, A. G. (2018). Automated Reasoning for City Infrastructure Maintenance Decision Support. In J. Lang (Ed.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-18) (pp. 5877-5879). Stockholm, Sweden: IJCAI. pdf. Doi:24963/ijcai.2018/868

Wei L, Magee DR, Cohn AG. 2018. An anomalous event detection and tracking method for a tunnel look-ahead ground prediction system. Automation in Construction. 91, pp. 216-225. doi. pdf on White Rose.

Bilal M, Khan W, Muggleton J, Rustighi E, Jenks H, Pennock SR, Atkins PR, Cohn A. 2018. Inferring the most probable maps of underground utilities using Bayesian mapping model. Journal of Applied Geophysics. 150, pp. 52-66. doi. pdf on White Rose.

Wei, L., Du, H. S., Mahesar, Q., Clarke, B., Magee, D. R., Dimitrova, V., Gunn, D, Entwisle, D, Reeves, H, Cohn, A. G. (2018). ATU-DSS: Knowledge-Driven Data Integration and Reasoning for Sustainable Subsurface Inter-Asset Management. A Gangemi, A, L Gentile, A Giovanni , N Sebastian , R M Maleshkova, H Paulheim, J Z Pan, M Alam (Eds.), LNCS 11155 (pp. 8-13). Heraklion, Springer.doipdf on White Rose.

2017

Du, Heshan and Clarke, Barry and Entwisle, David and Eskandari Torbaghan, Mehran and Collins, Richard and Stirling, Ross and Curioni, Giulio and Gunn, David and Reeves, Helen and Dimitrova, Vania and Cohn, Anthony, Ontologies for describing Properties and Processes of City Infrastructure Assets: the Ground, Roads and Pipes. University of Leeds, 2017 Dataset

Dou Q.; Wei L.; Magee D. R.; Cohn, A. G.”Real-Time Hyperbola Recognition and Fitting in GPR Data,” in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing , no.99, pp.1-12, 2016. doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2016.2592679. doi. pdf on White Rose.

Barry G Clarke, Derek Magee, Vania Dimitrova, A Cohn, Heshan Du, Quratul-ain Mahesar, Ali M Sadeghioon, CDF Rogers, D Gunn, D Enwisle, H Reeves, Ross Stirling, Stephanie Glendinning, A decision support system to proactively manage subsurface utilities, International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure, Institution of Civil Engineers, London, 2011, pdf

Quratul-ain Mahesar, Vania G Dimitrova, Derek R Magee, Anthony G Cohn, Uncertainty Management for Rule-based Decision Support Systems, to appear in ICTAI-17, Boston, USA, 2017, pdf

2016

Du, Heshan and Cohn, Anthony, An Ontology of Soil Properties and Processes. University of Leeds, 2016. Dataset

Dou Q.; Wei L.; Magee D. R.; Cohn, A. G.”Real-Time Hyperbola Recognition and Fitting in GPR Data,” in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing , no.99, pp.1-12, 2016. doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2016.2592679. pdf

Dou, Q.; Wei, L.; Magee, D.R.; Atkins, P.R.; Chapman, D.N.; Curioni, G.; Goddard, K.F.; Hayati, F.; Jenks, H.; Metje, N.; Muggleton, J.; Pennock, S.R.; Rustighi, E.; Swingler, S.G.; Rogers, C.D.F.; Cohn, A.G. 3D Buried Utility Location Using A Marching-Cross-Section Algorithm for Multi-Sensor Data Fusion. Sensors 2016, 16 (11), 1827. pdf, link

Dou Q.; Wei L.; Magee D. R.; Cohn, A. G.“Real-Time Hyperbola Recognition and Fitting in GPR Data,” in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing , no.99, pp.1-12, 2016. doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2016.2592679. pdf

Du H , Dimitrova V, Magee,D, Stirling R, Curioni G, Reeves H, Clarke B, Cohn AG, (2016) An Ontology of Soil Properties and Processes. In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science. ISWC 2016: The 15th International Semantic Web Conference, 17-21 Oct 2016, Kobe, Japan. Springer Verlag (Germany): Series , pp. 30-37. ISBN 978-3-319-46546-3 pdf

Gatsoulis, I, Mehmood, MO, Dimitrova, VG, Magee, DR, Sage-Vallier, B, Thiaudiere, P, Valdes, J and Cohn, AG (2016) Learning the Repair Urgency for a Decision Support System for Tunnel Maintenance. In: Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems conference. ECAI 2016: 22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 29 Aug – 02 Sep 2016, The Hague, Netherlands. pdf

2015

Dhavalkumar Thakker, Vania Dimitrova, Anthony G. Cohn, Joaquin Valdes, PADTUN – Using Semantic Technologies in Tunnel Diagnosis and Maintenance Domain, ESWC pp 683-698, 2015. (Best “In use” paper) doi Video of talk.

2013

Dutta, Ritaban, Cohn, Anthony G, Muggleton, Jen M, 3D Mapping of Buried Underworld Infrastructure Using Dynamic Bayesian Network Based Multi-Sensory Image Data Fusion, Journal of Applied Geophysics, Volume 92, pp 8-19, 2013, doi

2012

Hao, T., Rogers, C. D. F., Metje, N., Chapman, D. N., Muggleton, J. M., Foo, K. Y., Wang, P., Pennock, S. R., Atkins, P. R., Swingler, S. G., Parker, J., Costello, S. B., Burrow, M. P. N., Anspach, J. H., Armitage, R. J., Cohn, A. G., Goddard, K. F., Lewin, P. L., Orlando, G., Redfern, M. A., Royal, A. C. D. and Saul, A. J. (2012) Condition assessment of the buried utility service infrastructure. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 28 (1). pp. 331-344. ISSN 0886-7798

Rogers, C. D. F., Hao, T., Costello, S. B., Burrow, M. P. N., Metje, N., Chapman, D. N., Parker, J., Armitage, R. J., Anspach, J. H., Muggleton, J. M., Foo, K. Y., Wang, P., Pennock, S. R., Atkins, P. R., Swingler, S. G., Cohn, A. G., Goddard, K., Lewin, P. L., Orlando, G., Redfern, M. A., Royal, A. C. D. and Saul, A. J. Condition assessment of the surface and buried infrastructure: A proposal for integration. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 28 (1). pp. 202-211. ISSN 0886-7798, 2012

Royal, A.C.D., Rogers, C.D.F., Atkins, P.R., Brennan, M.J., Chapman, D.N., Chen, H., Cohn, A.G., Curioni, G., Foo, K.Y., Goddard, K., Hao, T., Lewin, P.L., Metje, N., Muggleton, J.M., Naji, A., Pennock, S.R., Redfern, M.A., Saul, A.J., Swingler, S.G. and Wang, P. Mapping the Underworld: Location, Mapping and Positioning without Excavation, Climate Control Middle East, July 2010

Rogers, C. D. F., Hao, T., Costello, S. B., Burrow, M. P. N., Metje, N., Chapman, D. N., Parker, J., Armitage, R. J., Anspach, J. H., Muggleton, J. M., Foo, K. Y., Wang, P., Pennock, S. R., Atkins, P. R., Swingler, S. G., Cohn, A. G., Goddard, K., Lewin, P. L., Orlando, G., Redfern, M. A., Royal, A. C. D. and Saul, A. J. (2012) Condition assessment of the surface and buried infrastructure — A proposal for integration. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 28 (1). pp. 202-211. ISSN 0886-7798

2011

Chen, H. and Cohn, A.G. Buried Utility Pipeline Mapping Based on Multiple Spatial Data Sources: A Bayesian Data Fusion Approach, Proceedings of IJCAI-11, Barcelona, pp 2411-2417, 2011. pdf

Alex Royal, P.R. Atkins, Michael Brennan, David Chapman, Huanhuan Chen, Anthony Cohn, K Foo, Kevin Goddard, Russell Hayes, Tong Hao, P. L. Lewin, Nicole Metje, Jen Muggleton, Adham Naji, Giovanni Orlando, Steve Pennock, Miles Redfern, Adrian Saul, Steve Swingler, Ping Wang and C.D.F. Rogers, Site Assessment of Multiple Sensor Approaches for Buried Utility Detection, International Journal of Geophysics, vol 2011, Article ID 496123, 19 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/469123

Mapping the Underworld: A Step-Change in the Approach to Utility Location and Designation, Royal, A.C.D., Rogers, C.D.F., Atkins, P.R., Chapman, D.N., Chen, H., Cohn, A.G., Foo, K.Y., Goddard, K., Hayes, R., Hao, T., Lewin, P.L., Metje, N., Muggleton, J.M., Naji, A., Orlando, G. and Pennock, S.R., Redfern, M.A., Saul, A.J., Swingler, S.G. and Wang, P., ICPTT 2011: Sustainable Solutions for Water, Sewer, Gas, and Oil Pipelines Proceedings of the International Conference on Pipelines and Trenchless Technology 2011, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41202(423)168

2010

Chen, H. and Cohn, A.G. Buried Utility Pipeline Mapping based on Street Survey and Ground Penetrating Radar,  Proceedings of the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI’10), Lisbon, Portugal, 2010. pdf

Chen, H. and Cohn, A.G. Probabilistic Robust Hyperbola Mixture Model for Interpreting Ground Penetrating Radar Data,  Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational intelligence (WCCI’10), Barcelona, 2010. pdf

Chen, H. and Cohn, A.G. Probabilistic Conic Mixture Model and its Applications to Mining Spatial Ground Penetrating Radar Data,  Proceedings of Workshops on Machine Learning and Data Mining for Sustainable Development in SIAM Conference on Data Mining, Columbus, April 2010 pdf

Royal, A.C.D., Rogers, C.D.F., Chapman, D.N., Metje, N., Atkins, P.R., Brennan, M.J., Muggleton, J.M., Cohn, A.G., Swingler, S.G., Pennock, S.R., Redfern, M.A., Saul, A.J. Mapping the Underworld meets Subsurface Utility Engineering, GEOConnexionUK, June/July, Volume 8, issue 3, 2010

Royal, A.C.D., Rogers, C.D.F., Atkins, P.R., Brennan, M.J., Chapman, D.N., Chen, H., Cohn, A.G., Curioni, G., Foo, K.Y., Goddard, K., Hao, T., Lewin, P.L., Metje, N., Muggleton, J.M., Naji, A., Pennock, S.R., Redfern, M.A., Saul, A.J., Swingler, S.G. and Wang, P. Mapping the Underworld: Location, Mapping and Positioning without Excavation, Climate Control Middle East, July 2010

Royal, A.C.D., Rogers, C.D.F., Atkins, P.R., Brennan, M.J., Chapman, D.N., Cohn, A.G., Curioni, G., Foo, K., Goddard, K.F., Lewin, P.L., Metje, N., Muggleton, J.M., Naji, A., Pennock, S.R., Redfern, M.A., Saul, A.J., Swingler, S.G. and Wang, P. (2010). Mapping the Underworld: Location Phase II – Latest Developments. International No-Dig 2010; 28th International Conference and Exhibition, 8-10 November, Singapore. CD-ROM.

  1. Royal, C Rogers, P Atkins, M Brennan, D Chapman, A Cohn, P Lewin, N Metje, J Muggleton, S Pennock, M Redfern, A Saul, S Swingler Briefing: stakeholder perspectives of buried utility mapping,  Proceedings of the ICE – Municipal Engineer, Volume 163, Issue 1, pages 3-7, ISSN: 0965-0903, E-ISSN: 1751-7699 doi

2009

Beck, A, Cohn, A.G., Parker, J., Boukhelifa, N. and Fu, G. Seeing the Unseen: delivering integrated underground utility data in the UK  Proceedings of the GeoWeb conference, Vancouver, July 2009 doc

Beck, A. and Stickler, G., Integrating Utility Asset Information  Geoinformatics, March 2009, pp. 58-62. link

Boukhelifa, N. and Duke D. J., Uncertainty Visualization – Why Might it Fail?  CHI’09 extended abstract on Human factors in computing systems, ACM, Boston USA, 2009.

Boukhelifa, N. and Duke D. J., Visualizing Heterogeneous Utility Data: A Case for Aesthetic Design.  Eurographics Association, Munich Germany 2009.

2008

Fu, G. and Cohn A. G., Utility Ontology Development with Formal Concept Analysis.  in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, pp.297-310, Germany, 2008. pdf

Boukhelifa N. and Duke D.J., The Aesthetics of the Underworld, in the Proceedings of International Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization, and Imaging, pp. 41-48, Portugal, 2008. pdf

Hickinbotham, S. J. and Cohn, A. G., Learning Spatial Grammars for Drawn Documents Using Genetic Algorithms, in the Proceedings 8th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, pp 899-902, IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA, USA, 2008, doi. pdf

Fu, G; Cohn, A G, Semantic Integration for Mapping the Underworld, Geoinformatics 2008 and Joint Conference on GIS and Built Environment: Geo-Simulation and Virtual GIS Environments. Edited by Liu, Lin; Li, Xia; Liu, Kai; Zhang, Xinchang; Chen, Aijun. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7143, pp. 714327-714327-9 (2008). pdf

Beck, A; Cohn, A.G.; Sanderson, M; Ramage,S; Tagg,C; Fu,G; Bennett, B; Stell, J, UK Utility Data Integration: Overcoming Schematic Heterogeneity, in the proceedings of GeoInformatics2008. pdf

2007

Beck, A R; Fu, G; Cohn, A G; Bennett, B; Stell, J G A framework for utility data integration in the UK. In Coors, V., Rumor, M., Fendel, E. M. & Zlatanova, S. (Eds) Urban and Regional Data Management – Proceedings of the Urban Data Management Society Symposium 2007 (Stuttgart, Germany, October 10-12, 2007), pp. 261-276 Taylor and Francis. pdf

Boukhelifa, N; Duke, D J The Uncertain Reality of Underground Assets. in Proceedings of ISPRS/ICA/DGfK Joint Workshop on Visualization and Exploration of Geospatial Data(Stuttgart, Germany, June 27-29, 2007) . pdf

Hickinbotham, S J; Cohn, A G Knowledge-based recognition of utility map sub-diagrams. in Proceedings of Ninth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (Curitiba, State of Parana, Brazil, September 23-26, 2007), pp. 213-217 IEEE Computer Society Press. 2007. pdf

Beck, A R Integrating the UK’s utility data. In GIS Professional, Issue 16 June 2007.