A Rule-based Approach for Modelling Behaviour in Crisis and Emergency Scenarios

  • Antonio De Nicola
  • Giordano Vicoli
  • Maria Luisa Villani
Conference paper
Part of the Proceedings of the I-ESA Conferences book series (IESACONF, volume 5)


Crisis management is a critical task requiring a deep knowledge of the related scenario where usually interoperability and collaboration among different services and actors take place. To support crisis management a promising approach is based on simulation and analysis. Precondition to them is the possibility to model both structural and behavioural aspects of the addressed domain. In a previous paper we presented the CEML domain specific language to model structural aspects of a crisis scenario. Here we focus on behavioural aspects and we present the CEML behavioural modeling framework to model them. This framework consists of the CEML language and an incremental method to specify behaviour based on the stimulus-response model, the event-condition-action rules, and the Reaction RuleML language.


Crisis management Behavioural modeling Reaction rules 



This work has been partly funded by the European Commission through the Project MOTIA (JLS/2009/CIPS/AG/C1-016).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio De Nicola
    • 1
  • Giordano Vicoli
    • 1
  • Maria Luisa Villani
    • 1
  1. 1.ENEARomaItaly

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