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Author Felix Wex; Guido Schryen; Dirk Neumann
Title Intelligent decision support for centralized coordination during Emergency Response Type Conference Article
Year 2011 Publication 8th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management: From Early-Warning Systems to Preparedness and Training, ISCRAM 2011 Abbreviated Journal ISCRAM 2011
Volume Issue Pages
Keywords Information systems; Intelligent systems; Optimization; Resource allocation; Allocation mechanism; Comparative analysis; Coordination; Distributed resource allocation; Emergency operations centers; Emergency response systems; Intelligent decision support; Monte-Carlo simulations; Decision support systems
Abstract Automated coordination is regarded as a novel approaches in Emergency Response Systems (ERS), and especially resource allocation has been understudied in former research. The contribution of this paper is the introduction of two variants of a novel resource allocation mechanism that provide decision support to the centralized Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Two quantitative models are computationally validated using real-time, data-driven, Monte-Carlo simulations promoting reliable propositions of distributed resource allocations and schedules. Various requirements are derived through a literature analysis. Comparative analyses attest that the Monte-Carlo approach outperforms a well-defined benchmark.
Address Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany; Universität Regensburg, Germany
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Publisher Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, ISCRAM Place of Publication Lisbon Editor M.A. Santos, L. Sousa, E. Portela
Language English Summary Language English Original Title
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ISSN (up) 2411-3387 ISBN 9789724922478 Medium
Track Intelligent Systems Expedition Conference 8th International ISCRAM Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
Notes Approved no
Call Number Serial 1077
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