Publications


Revues scientifiques avec comité de lecture

Francis, A., Miresco E., Le Meur, E. 2019. Spatiotemporal chronographical modeling of procurement and material flow for building projects. Advances in Computational Design, 4(2): 119-139.

Francis, A. 2019. Chronographical Spatiotemporal Scheduling Optimization for Building Projects. Frontiers in Building Environment, 5: 1-14.

Francis, A., Morin-Pepin, S. 2017. The concept of float calculation based on the site occupation using the chronographical logic. Procedia Engineering, 196: 690-697.

Francis, A. 2017. Chronographic Allocation Techniques for Construction Projects. Journal of Civil Engineering and Science (JCES), 6(1): 24-36.

Francis, A. 2017. Simulating Uncertainties in Construction Projects with Chronographical Scheduling Logic. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143(1): 1-14.

Francis, A. 2016. A chronographic protocol for modelling construction projects. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Management, Procurement and Law, 169(4): 168-177.

Francis, A. 2016. Comparing Time and Quality Scales for Relatinship and Float Calculations. Procedia Engineering, 164: 49-56.

Francis, A., Miresco, E. 2016. Simulation of Execution Alternatives Using Chronographic Scheduling Logic. Journal of Civil Engineering and Science (JCES), 5(1): 1-8.

Francis, A. 2015. Graphical modelling classification for construction project scheduling. Procedia Engineering, 123: 162-168.

Francis, A., Ardila, F. 2015. The Chronographic Protocol: Validation of textures and colors. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), 5(7): 36-43.

Francis, A. 2013. The Chronographical Approach for construction project modelling. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Management, Procurement and Law, 166(4): 188-204.

Francis, A., Bibai, J., Miresco, E. 2013. Simulation of scheduling logic using dynamic functions. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Management, Procurement and Law, 166(3): 145-158.

Francis, A., Miresco, E. 2012. Discussion of "Critical Path Segments Scheduling Techniques" by Tarek Hegazy and wail Menesi. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(6): 786-787.

Francis, A., Miresco, E.T. 2006. A Chronographic Method for Construction Project Planning. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 33(12): 1547-1557

Francis, A., Miresco, E.T. 2006. Discussion of "Critical Path Method with Multiple Calendars" by Kyunghwan Kim and Jesus M. de la Garza. Journal of construction Engineering and management, 132(5): 542-543.

Francis, A., Miresco, E.T. 2002. Decision Support for Project Management Using a Chronographique Approach. Journal of Decision Systems, 11(3-4): 383-404.


Éditoriaux

Francis, A. 2016. Editorial. Management, Procurement and Law, 169(6): 229.

Francis, A. 2014. Editorial. Management, Procurement and Law, 167(5): 207-208.


Comptes-rendus de conférence avec jury

Morin-Pepin, S., Francis, A. 2019. Technologies currently available to obtain the occupancy rate of resources on a construction site. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, CSCE, Laval, QC, 1-9.

Mathieu, V., Francis, A. 2019. Case study of the application of a data-driven program for real estate management. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, CSCE, Laval, QC, 1-7.

Mazars, T., Francis, A.  2018. Dynamic 4D Space Planning Using Chronographical Modeling. Proceedings of the Creative Construction Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 747-751.

Morin-Pepin, S., Francis, A. 2018. Calculation of the construction sites' occupancy rate using Chronographic modeling. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, CSCE, Fredericton, NB, GC83(1-7).

Francis, A., Le Meur, E., Miresco, E. 2018. Space planning of material flow for Building projects: The Chronographical modelling concept. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, ISCCBE, Tampere, Finland, 1-8.

Francis, A., Morin-Pepin, S. 2017. Chronographic space planning: a case study for construction projects. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference: Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure, CSCE, Vancouver, BC, CON018(1-2).

Francis, A. 2017. Scheduling Projects in the Third Millennium. Proceedings of the Project Management College of Scheduling Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Francis, A., Miresco, E. 2016. Schedule margins computation using the Chronographic Logic. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, ISCCBE, Osaka, Japan, 1941-1948.

Francis, A. 2016. Should Time be the Only Scale Required for Relationship and Margin Calculations?. Proceedings of the Creative Construction Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 444-449.

Francis, A. 2016. The Chronographical Modeling for Construction Project Planning. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference: Resilient Infrastructure, CSCE, London, ON, 27(1-2).

Francis, A. 2015. Applying the chronographical approach for modelling to different types of projects. Proceedings of the 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference, CSCE, Vancouver, BC, 101(1-9).

Ardila, F., Francis, A. 2015. Design and validation of the first phase of the new chronographical standard protocol for construction project scheduling. Proceedings of the 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference, CSCE, Vancouver, BC, 104(1-9).

Francis, A., Miresco, E. 2014. Case studies for the planning and monitoring of unit- and fixed-price contracts using project scheduling software. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, ASCE, Orlando, FL, 1021-1028.

Roy, K., Francis, A., Gervais, P. 2014. Améliorations aux méthodes d’estimation des taux de location des équipements de construction. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, CSCE, Halifax, NS, GEN-133(1-10).

Francis, A., Miresco, E. 2013. Applying the Chronographical Approach to the modelling of multi-storey building projects. Proceedings of the 4th International Construction Specialty Conference, CSCE, Montreal, QC, CON-180(1-10).

Carrier-Fraser P., Francis, A., McGuffin, M. J. 2013. Conception d’un protocole graphique des opérations de construction par l’utilisation des textures et des couleurs. Proceedings of the 4th International Construction Specialty Conference, CSCE, Montreal, QC, CON-188(1-10).

Roy, K., Francis, A., Gervais, P. 2013. Modélisation de la prédiction du coût de la machinerie lourde pour les grands projets dans le Nord du Québec. Proceedings of the 4th International Construction Specialty Conference, CSCE, Montreal, QC, CON-178(1-10).

Francis, A., Miresco, E. 2012. Computing construction logic in a multi-calendar environment using the Chronographic Method. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, ISCCBE, Moscow, Russia, 176(1-8).

Quéguiner, J. L., Francis, A., Quéguiner, C., Miresco, E. 2012. The Graphical Modeling as a Support Tool for Planning and Monitoring Sustainable Construction Projects and Public Infrastructure. Proceedings of the 1st International Specialty Conference on Sustaining Public Infrastructure, CSCE, Edmonton, AB, INF-1044(1-10).

Francis, A., Miresco, E. 2011. A generalized time-scale network simulation using Chronographic dynamics relation. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Miami, FL, 560 - 568.

Francis, A., Miresco, E. 2011. Improving the sharing of information on construction project sites using a Chronographical model. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, CSCE, Ottawa, ON, CN-041(1-8).

Michon, A., Francis, A. 2011. Développement d'un système d'aide à la décision pour la réorganisation des réseaux souterrains sous la future plate-forme d'un tramway : Étude de cas Tramway de Montréal. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference , CSCE, Ottawa,ON , CN-131(1-9).

Francis, A., Miresco, E.T. 2010. Dynamic production-based relationships between activities for construction projects' planning. Proceedings of the Computing in Civil and Building Engineering Conference, Nottingham, UK, Nottingham University Press, 126 (1-6).

Lennon, B., Francis, A. 2010. Improving the practical application for monitoring projects’ progress using the Earned value method. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, CSCE, Winnipeg, MB, GC-02 (1-6).

Francis, A., Miresco, E.T. 2006. Toward a new generation of project management software. Proceedings of the International conference on computing and decision-making in civil and building engineering, Montreal, QC, IC-553 (3558-3567).

Francis, A., Miresco, E.T. 2002. Amélioration de la représentation des contraintes d’exécution par la méthode Chronographique. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, CSCE, Montreal, QC, GE-019 (1-10).

Francis, A., Miresco, E.T. 2000. Decision Support for Project Management Using a Chronographic Approach. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Decision Making in Urban and Civil Engineering, Lyon, France, 845-856.


Thèse

Francis, A. 2004. La méthode chronographique pour la planification des projets. Thèse de doctorat, École de technologie supérieure, Université du Québec.