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Author (up) Abbas Ganji; Negin Alimohammadi; Scott Miles pdf 
  Title Challenges in Community Resilience Planning and Opportunities with Simulation Modeling Type Conference Article
  Year 2019 Publication Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response And Management Abbreviated Journal Iscram 2019  
  Volume Issue Pages 483-496  
  Keywords Community resilience; human-centered design; interface design; simulation modeling; recovery planning  
  Abstract The importance of community resilience has become increasingly recognized in emergency management and community well-being after disasters. With this regard, three seismic resilience planning initiatives were conducted in the US in last ten years to assess and present current state and propose desired level of community resilience. Experts who participated these planning initiatives faced to some challenges that can be addressed for further planning initiatives. We interviewed with the participants to learn the planning process and figure out characteristics and challenges involved with this process. Conducting qualitative content analysis of the transcribed interviews, we provide these challenges.

Additionally, we discuss the advantages of using simulation modeling to facilitate this collaborative planning. We argue that while simulation modeling has the capability to overcome many of observed challenges, it is required to be designed deliberately to be best usable for experts. We refer it as Human-Centered Simulation Modeling.
 
  Address University of Washington, United States of America  
  Corporate Author Thesis  
  Publisher Iscram Place of Publication Valencia, Spain Editor Franco, Z.; González, J.J.; Canós, J.H.  
  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
  Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title  
  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 2411-3387 ISBN 978-84-09-10498-7 Medium  
  Track T7- Planning, Foresight and Risk Analysis Expedition Conference 16th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2019)  
  Notes ganjia@uw.edu; ngn.alimohamadi@gmail.com; milessb@uw.edu Approved no  
  Call Number Serial 1736  
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