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Analytics to predict foundation repair

In Zaanstad, the municipality, housing corporation Parteon and data scientists from Berenschot Intellerts joined forces to develop a predictive model for the quality of the foundations of houses and other buildings on the basis of the year of construction, the location, the groundwater situation, the state of the maintenance and the annual rate of subsidence. The model can calculate which foundation category all buildings in Zaanstad belong to and provides a better idea of which buildings needs work, and when, resulting in crucial savings on investigation costs.

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