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IPAW
2010
9 years 9 days ago
Provenance of Decisions in Emergency Response Environments
Mitigating the devastating ramifications of major disasters requires emergency workers to respond in a maximally efficient way. Information systems can improve their efficiency by ...
Iman Naja, Luc Moreau, Alex Rogers
PERCOM
2010
ACM
9 years 23 days ago
Practical experiences in enabling and ensuring quality sensing in emergency response applications
Situational awareness in emergency response is critical. Knowing the status of the hazards, the rescue workers, and the building occupants, etc., can greatly help the incident comm...
C. Davison, Daniel Massaguer, Lilia Paradis, M. Re...
CORR
2008
Springer
192views Education» more  CORR 2008»
9 years 28 days ago
Anomaly Detection in Streaming Sensor Data
In this chapter we consider a cell phone network as a set of automatically deployed sensors that records movement and interaction patterns of the population. We discuss methods fo...
Alec Pawling, Ping Yan, Julián Candia, Timo...
HCI
2007
9 years 3 months ago
A Distributed Framework for Scalable Large-Scale Crowd Simulation
Emerging applications in the area of Emergency Response and Disaster Management are increasingly demanding interactive capabilities to allow for the quick understanding of a critic...
Miguel Lozano, Pedro Morillo, Daniel Lewis, Dirk R...
BCSHCI
2008
9 years 3 months ago
Motivation for adopting emergency response technology in community settings
My dissertation work focuses on the motivation for adopting emergency response technology in community settings. The main purpose of my study is to understand various factors that...
Philip Fei Wu
GI
2009
Springer
9 years 5 months ago
Improving Usability of Integrated Emergency Response Systems: The SoKNOS Approach
: Implementing systems for emergency response poses various challenges. Information from various sources and systems needs to be integrated, processed, aggregated, and visualized i...
Heiko Paulheim, Sebastian Döweling, Karen H. ...
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
Synthetic humans in emergency response drills
Being able to realistically simulate humans in emergency response activities is a key challenge for advancing the field of information technology for emergency response. Building ...
Daniel Massaguer, Vidhya Balasubramanian, Sharad M...
SAC
2009
ACM
9 years 7 months ago
Autonomous networked robots for the establishment of wireless communication in uncertain emergency response scenarios
During a disaster, emergency response operations can benefit from the establishment of a wireless ad hoc network. We propose the use of autonomous robots that move inside a disas...
Stelios Timotheou, Georgios Loukas
ISM
2005
IEEE
159views Multimedia» more  ISM 2005»
9 years 8 months ago
Avatar-centric Risk Evaluation
Hazard detection and prevention of natural and manmade disasters at critical civil infrastructure is becoming increasingly important. Recent events, such as earthquakes and terror...
Maria-Cruz Villa-Uriol, Falko Kuester, Oscar Garc&...
DSRT
2005
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
A Simple Distributed Simulation Architecture for Emergency Response Exercises
This paper describes a simple distributed simulation for support of emergency response exercises. The simulation, called the Immersive Synthetic Environment for Exercises (ISEE), ...
Dennis McGrath, Amy Hunt, Marion Bates
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