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Background to the Gemini Principles

Greater data sharing could release an additional £7 billion per year of benefits across the UK infrastructure sectors [1] , equivalent to 25% of total infrastructure spend. [2] The Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) launches the Gemini Principles , bringing together key voices from government...

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Dr Matthew Danish

Research background

Matthew Danish is a Research Associate within the Networks and Operating Systems group of the Systems Research Group in the Department of Computer Science and Technology. He is interested in systems verification, sensor networks, machine learning, infrastructure and the built environment.

CDBB projects involved with

West Cambridge Digital Twin

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Read more at: Feasibility of an Operating System for Interspatial Networking in a Built Environment

Feasibility of an Operating System for Interspatial Networking in a Built Environment

Osmose is a project aimed at building a new operating system for situated environments that can handle the demands of thousands of sensors and actuators that need to run in a coordinated and highly reliable fashion.

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Read more at: Toward Blockchain – enabled construction supply chains: Potential, requirements and implementation

Toward Blockchain – enabled construction supply chains: Potential, requirements and implementation

How could Blockchain be implemented in construction? As an emerging technology, Blockchain is being explored for various industries including, but not limited to: health care, manufacturing, insurance, real estate, logistics, finance, banking and education. Recently, discussions for the use of the...

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Read more at: Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Building on four years of material generated by the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and Environment, this report examines the future use of big data in the built environment. Experts from academia, government and private companies were invited to join monthly discussions in the Forum over four...

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Feasibility of an Operating System for Interspatial Networking in a Built Environment

Publication: Final Report - Feasibility of an Operating System for Interspatial Networking in a Built Environment

10 July 2019

screenshot_2020-07-01_at_17.09.44.png Project background Osmose is a project aimed at building a new operating system for situated environments that can handle the demands of thousands of sensors and actuators that need to run in a coordinated and highly reliable fashion. Outomes Digital infrastructure in modern urban...

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Gemini Principles

CDBB has published the first output of its Digital Framework Task Group, The Gemini Principles. The paper sets out proposed principles to guide the national digital twin and the information management framework that will enable it.

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Security-Mindedness for Smart Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities

Security-Mindedness for Smart Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities

9 November 2018

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s (CDBB) Security-Mindedness for Smart Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities event, in association with the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) at the University of Cambridge, brought focus to the challenges and opportunities of security-mindedness in the digital age and featured a number of high-level presentations from leading experts.

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Blog: Security and a digital built Britain

Blog: Security and a digital built Britain

15 October 2018

Ahead of the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) and Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC)-hosted ‘Security-Mindedness for Smart Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities’ event on 1 November, Alexandra Luck, security project manager for CDBB, sets out how a security-minded approach is central to the CDBB programme and the operation and integration of assets and environments.

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Publication: Final Report - Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

20 July 2018

visualising.png Project background Building on four years of material generated by the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and Environment, this report examines the future use of big data in the built environment. Experts from academia, government and private companies were invited to join monthly discussions in the Forum...

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