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Journal articles

Liu L; Lim S; Shen X; Yebra M, 2019, 'A hybrid method for segmenting individual trees from airborne lidar data', Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol. 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2019.104871

Wang F; Zheng XZ; Li N; Shen X, 2019, 'Systemic vulnerability assessment of urban water distribution networks considering failure scenario uncertainty', International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, vol. 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcip.2019.05.002

Liu L; Lim S; Shen X; Yebra M, 2019, 'A multiscale morphological algorithm for improvements to canopy height models', Computers and Geosciences, vol. 130, pp. 20 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2019.05.012

Carmichael DG; Shen X; Peansupap V, 2019, 'The relationship between heavy equipment cost efficiency and cleaner production in construction', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 211, pp. 521 - 529, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.11.167

Carmichael DG; Nguyen TA; Shen X, 2019, 'Single Treatment of PPP Road Project Options', Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol. 145, pp. 04018122-1 - 04018122-11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001591

Carmichael DG; Mustaffa NK; Shen X, 2018, 'A utility measure of attitudes to lower-emissions production in construction', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 202, pp. 23 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.086

Barati K; Shen X, 2017, 'Optimal Driving Pattern of On-Road Construction Equipment for Emissions Reduction', Procedia Engineering, vol. 180, pp. 1221 - 1228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.283

Barati K; Shen X, 2016, 'Operational level emissions modelling of on-road construction equipment through field data analysis', Automation in Construction, vol. 72, pp. 338 - 346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2016.08.010

Wu X; Lu M; Shen J, 2016, 'Computational Approach to As-Built Tunnel Invert Survey Based on Processing Real-Time TBM Tracking Data', Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, vol. 30, pp. 05014012-1 - 05014012-10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000435

Mao S; Shen J; Lu M, 2015, 'Virtual Laser Target Board for Alignment Control and Machine Guidance in Tunnel-Boring Operations', Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, vol. 79, pp. 385 - 400, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10846-014-0113-y

Soleimanifar M; Shen X; Lu M; Nikolaidis I, 2014, 'Applying received signal strength based methods for indoor positioning and tracking in construction applications', Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 41, pp. 703 - 716, http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjce-2013-0433

Shen X; Lu M, 2012, 'A framework for indoor construction resources tracking by applying wireless sensor networks', Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 39, pp. 1083 - 1088, http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/L2012-094

Shen X; Lu M; Fernando S; AbouRizk SM, 2012, 'Tunnel boring machine positioning automation in tunnel construction', 2012 Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC 2012, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.4017/gt.2012.11.02.558.00

Shen X; Lu M; Chen W, 2011, 'Computing three-axis orientations of a tunnel-boring machine through surveying observation points', Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, vol. 25, pp. 232 - 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000087

Shen X; Lu M; Chen W, 2011, 'Tunnel-boring machine positioning during microtunneling operations through integrating automated data collection with real-time computing', Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol. 137, pp. 72 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000250

Lu M; Shen X; Chen W, 2009, 'Automated collection of mixer truck operations data in highly dense urban areas', Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol. 135, pp. 17 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9364(2009)135:1(17)

Shen X; Chen W; Lu M, 2008, 'Wireless Sensor Networks for Resources Tracking at Building Construction Sites', Tsinghua Science & Technology, vol. 13, pp. 78 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1007-0214(08)70130-5

Lu M; Chen W; Shen X; Lam HC; Liu J, 2007, 'Positioning and tracking construction vehicles in highly dense urban areas and building construction sites', Automation in Construction, vol. 16, pp. 647 - 656, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2006.11.001

Shen X; Liu J; Sun Y; Chen W; Lu M, 2006, 'Vehicle navigation and positioning based on multi-sensor information fusion for urban application', Transdurer and Microsystem Technology, vol. 25, pp. 85 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.3969/j.issn.1000-9787.2006.01.030

Lu M; Shen X; Lam H-C; Chen W, 2006, 'Real-time monitoring of ready-mixed concrete delivery with an integrated navigation system', The Journal of Global Positioning Systems, vol. 5, pp. 105 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.5081/jgps.5.1.105

Shen XS; Liu JY; Sun YR; Chen W, 2005, 'Multi-function vehicle navigation and monitoring system in urban areas', Transactions of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, vol. 22, pp. 183 - 187

Shen X; Liu J; Sun Y; Chen W, 2005, 'Research on a new-type vehicle navigation and monitoring system', Journal of Chongqing Jiaotong University, vol. 24, pp. 137 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.3969/j.issn.1674-0696.2005.06.036

Conference Papers

Barati K; Shen X, 2018, 'Modeling and optimizing fuel usage of on-road construction equipment', in Construction Research Congress 2018: Sustainable Design and Construction and Education - Selected Papers from the Construction Research Congress 2018, pp. 198 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784481301.020

Barati K; Shen X, 2017, 'Mass estimation of on-road construction equipment based on modelling operational parameters', in ISARC 2017 - Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, pp. 294 - 301

Klein J; Shen X; Barati K, 2016, 'Optimum driving pattern for minimizing fuel consumption of on-road vehicles', in ISARC 2016 - 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, pp. 555 - 562

Barati K; Shen X, 2016, 'Emissions modelling of earthmoving equipment', in ISARC 2016 - 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, pp. 538 - 546

Dang J; Shen X; Castel A; Aldred J, 2016, 'Monitoring apparent pH value in geopolymer concrete using glass electrode', in ISARC 2016 - 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, pp. 547 - 554

Barati K; Shen X, 2015, 'Modeling emissions of construction and mining equipment by tracking field operations', in 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining: Connected to the Future, Proceedings

Barati K; Shen X, 2015, 'Modeling emissions of construction and mining equipment by tracking field operations', in 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining: Connected to the Future, Proceedings

Barati K; Shen J, 2015, 'Modeling Emissions of Construction and Mining Equipment by Tracking Field Operations', in Proceedings of the 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2015), Oulu, Finland, presented at The 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, Oulu, Finland, 15 June 2015 - 18 June 2015

Li D; Mao S; Lu M; Shen X, 2015, 'Analytical tunnel-boring machine pose precision and sensitivity evaluation for underground tunnelling', in 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining: Connected to the Future, Proceedings

Li D; Mao S; Lu M; Shen J, 2015, 'Analytical Tunnel-boring Machine Pose Precision and Sensitivity Evaluation for Underground Tunnelling', in Proceedings of the 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2015), Oulu, Finland, presented at The 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2015), Oulu, Finland, 15 June 2015 - 18 June 2015

Kwong S; Shen J, 2015, 'Construction dump truck volume measurements using photogrammetry', in Construction dump truck volume measurements using photogrammetry, The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, presented at The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, 09 December 2015 - 11 December 2015

Li H; Shen J, 2015, 'Laser Scanning for Proactive Construction Safety Management', in Laser Scanning for Proactive Construction Safety Management, The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, presented at The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, 09 December 2015 - 11 December 2015

Hammad AW; Rey D; Akbar Nezhad A; Shen X, 2015, 'Dynamic Site Layout Planning through use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles', in Dynamic Site Layout Planning through use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, presented at The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, 09 December 2015 - 11 December 2015

Lu M; Shen X; Mao S, 2014, 'Estimating potential cost savings from implementing an innovative TBM guidance automation system', in Computing in Civil and Building Engineering - Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, pp. 1739 - 1746, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413616.216

Shen X; Lu M; Mao S; Wu X, 2014, 'Integrated approach to machine guidance and operations monitoring in tunnel construction', in 31st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, ISARC 2014 - Proceedings, pp. 103 - 109

Zou J; Lu M; Karumudi R; Tan A; Shen X, 2013, 'Application of ultra-wide band (UWB) radar in detecting unexpected utility lines in open cut operations', in ISARC 2013 - 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, Held in Conjunction with the 23rd World Mining Congress, pp. 1197 - 1207

Wu X; Lu M; Mao S; Shen X, 2013, 'Real-time as-built tunnel product modeling and visualization by tracking tunnel boring machines', in ISARC 2013 - 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, Held in Conjunction with the 23rd World Mining Congress, pp. 857 - 865

Wu X; Lu M; Shen X; Mao S, 2013, 'As-built modelling and visual simulation of tunnels using real-time TBM positioning data', in Pasupathy R; Kim S; Tolk A (eds.), Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC13), Washington, D.C., United States, pp. 3066 - 3073, presented at The Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), Washington, D.C., United States, 08 December 2013 - 11 December 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2013.6721674

Soleimanifar M; Lu M; Nikolaidis I; Shen X, 2013, 'Evaluation of RSS-based position tracking using WSNs for resource localization in an indoor construction environment', in SENSORNETS 2013 - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Sensor Networks, pp. 189 - 192

Mao S; Lu M; Shen X; Hermann U, 2013, 'Multi-point concurrent tracking and surveying in construction fields', in Hassani F; Moselhi O; Haas C; Marshall J; AbouRizk S; Caldas C (eds.), Proceedings of 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, The 30th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2013), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, pp. 830 - 839, presented at The 30th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2013), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 11 August 2013 - 15 August 2013

Mao S; Shen X; Lu M; Wu X, 2013, 'Real-time tablet-based virtual reality implementation to facilitate tunnel boring machine steering control in tunnel construction', in Dawood N; Kassem M (ed.), Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, The 13th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR2013), London, United Kingdom, presented at The 13th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR2013), London, United Kingdom, 30 October 2013 - 31 October 2013

Zou J; Lu M; Karumudi R; Shen X, 2012, 'Application potential of ultra-wide band radar for detecting buried obstructions in construction', in Cai H; Kandil A; Hastak M; Dunston P (eds.), Proceedings of the 2012 Construction Research Congress (CRC2012), American Society of Civil Engineers, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, pp. 868 - 878, presented at Construction Research Congress 2012, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 21 May 2012 - 23 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412329.088

Shen X; Lu M; Fernando S, 2012, 'Automation system design and lab testing to facilitate tunnel boring machine guidance in construction of large-diameter drainage tunnels', in Cai H; Kandil A; Hastak M; Dunston P (eds.), Proceedings of the 2012 Construction Research Congress (CRC2012), American Society of Civil Engineers, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, pp. 110 - 120, presented at Construction Research Congress 2012, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 21 May 2012 - 23 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412329.012

Shen X; Lu M, 2012, 'Development of virtual laser target board for tunnel boring machine guidance control', in Issa R; Flood I (ed.), Proceedings of the 2012 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, Clearwater Beach, Florida, United States, pp. 413 - 420, presented at The 2012 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, Clearwater Beach, Florida, United States, 17 June 2012 - 20 June 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412343.0052

Shen X; Lu M; Fernando S; AbouRizk SM, 2012, 'Tunnel boring machine positioning automation in tunnel construction', in Bronswijk J; Maas G; Gassel F (eds.), Proceedings of the 2012 World Conference of the International Society for Gerontechnology and the International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction, Joint Conference of the 8th World Conference of the International Society for Gerontechnology (ISG) and the 29th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), Eindhoven, The Netherlands, presented at Joint Conference of the 8th World Conference of the International Society for Gerontechnology (ISG) and the 29th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 26 June 2012 - 29 June 2012

Shen X; Lu M; Wei B; Chen W, 2011, 'Field evaluation of ZigBee-based wireless sensor network for automated resource tracking on construction sites', in Proceedings of Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2011 (CSCE2011), Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, pp. 2427 - 2436, presented at Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2011, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 14 June 2011 - 17 June 2011

Shen X; Lu M; Chen W, 2010, 'Automatically tracking and guiding underground tunnel boring machines during microtunneling and pipe jacking operations', in Ruwanpura J; Mohamed Y; Lee S (eds.), Proceedings of the 2010 Construction Research Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers, Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp. 81 - 90, presented at Construction Research Congress 2010, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 08 May 2010 - 10 May 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41109(373)9

Lu M; Liang X; Shen X, 2010, 'Research and implementation of automated TBM tracking, positioning and visualization system during microtunneling', in Gu J (ed.), Proceedings of The Trenchless Technology Shanghai Expo 2010, The Trenchless Technology Shanghai Expo 2010, Shanghai, China, presented at The Trenchless Technology Shanghai Expo 2010, Shanghai, China, 07 June 2010 - 07 June 2010


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