Engineers never lie, we just approximate the truth.

Table of Contents
General introduction
Structure of the document
Typographical conventions
Personal remarks

General introduction

This document is my Master's Thesis (afstudeerverslag) for Civil Engineering Informatics. The work for this thesis for the largest part also constituted my work for the eConstruct project. This is a European project for the building and construction industry. ceXML serves as a first prototype of eConstruct's own XML vocabulary, bcXML. It shows off several implementation possibilities. Working in this international project brought me in contact with a whole new research world, which I liked, therefore prompting me to continue as a PhD student on the same subject.

My supervisors are: