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An Ad Hoc Network Infrastructure: Communication and Information Sharing for Emergency Response

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An Ad Hoc Network Infrastructure: Communication and Information Sharing for Emergency Response
— During an emergency response, access to a reliable communication infrastructure is required to exchange accurate information in a timely manner. Various communication technologies have been deployed for emergency response; however communication between different first response organizations has always been a problem. This is due to either broken networks or lack of knowledge regarding the channel frequency in use for the same device. According to recent investigations, text messaging was shown to be more reliable than voice to exchange short messages carrying critical information. Additionally, posting and updating the information on an electronic webpage accessible to all is also very useful. In addition, we would also suggest that team leaders physically stand together, thus improving network resource utilization plus ensuring receipt of updates and information from peers in the event the higher ranked person in the hierarchy is not reachable. In this paper, we present supporting...
Raheleh B. Dilmaghani, Ramesh R. Rao
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where WIMOB
Authors Raheleh B. Dilmaghani, Ramesh R. Rao
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