Methodologies for Construction Informatics Research
Construction informatics is a rather new topic in civil engineering and as such its rules of scientific investigation are not as mature as with topics with a longer tradition. The paper argues that construction informatics has elements in common with both natural sciences, mathematics, technology as well as humanities and therefore a broad scope of methodological apparatus is available, including that of humanities. Some current methods are criticized and action research and Socratic methods suggested as an alternative.
KeywordsSoft System Methodology Objective Real World Positivist Science Order Construct Causa Efficiens
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