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30. September 2016 : Journal paper accepted for publication in the journal “Computers in Industry”

"Understanding the implications of digitisation and automation in the context of Industry 4.0: A triangulation approach and elements of a research agenda for the construction industry" by Thuy Duong Oesterreich and Frank Teuteberg has been accepted for publication in the journal “Computers in Industry”.

The primary objective of this paper is to explore the state of the art as well as the state of practice of Industry 4.0 relating technologies in the construction industry by pointing out the political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legal implications of its adoption. In this context, the authors present the results of their triangulation approach, which consists of a comprehensive systematic literature review and case study research. Additionally, recommendations for further research are provided within a research agenda.

The journal is currently classified as a C-rated journal according to the VHB Jourqual3 ranking.
Moreover, the journal (having an H Index of 73) is ranked 39th out of 444 in the category of "Computer Science (miscellaneous)" and 48th out of 544 in the category of "Engineering (miscellaneous)" according to the Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR).
The journal’s Impact Factor for the year 2015 was 1.685 (Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports, 2015)