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Emergency Maps Tool as a Collaborative Instrument for Decision Makers in a Command and Control Environment

  • Gerald SchimakEmail author
  • Denis Havlik
  • Peter Kutschera
  • Refiz Duro
  • Mert Gencturk
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 675)

Abstract

Tools for decision making with in a proper collaboration environment are of utmost importance for crises managers as well as decision makers to get continuous and accurate information about the crises situation. One of the main tools in C2-SENSE project is called Emergency Maps Tool (EMT). It has been developed as part of a broader collaboration environment in the C2-SENSE Emergency Interoperability Framework. It is the C2_SENSE instrument for decision making. EMT allows decision makers to set and monitor activities, send and receive event related messages but also to include ad-hoc information from sensors or sensor networks (e.g. water monitoring sensors in case of flooding).

Keywords

Command and Control Interoperability Crises- Disaster and emergency management Decision making Map tool Collaboration 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The research leading to this paper has been performed in the scope of C2-SENSE project. C2-SENSE has received funding from the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement number 607729.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald Schimak
    • 1
    Email author
  • Denis Havlik
    • 1
  • Peter Kutschera
    • 1
  • Refiz Duro
    • 1
  • Mert Gencturk
    • 2
  1. 1.AIT- Austrian Institute of TechnologyWienAustria
  2. 2.SRDC Software Research and Development and Consultancy Corp.AnkaraTurkey

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