Georeferenced Dynamic Event Handling

  • Sérgio OnofreEmail author
  • João Paulo Pimentão
  • Pedro Sousa
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 450)


A fast and efficient response to hazardous events can make the difference between life and death. Using this necessity as premise, surveillance systems are evolving, increasing the number of sensors used in event detection and developing new methods and algorithms for events handling. Nevertheless the timeliness and efficiency of response to events could be improved using new technologies, such as mobile devices with GPS capabilities, georeferenced location of events, and event classification. Having access to events and security agents’ locations could improve event’s handling in terms of responsiveness and appropriate distribution of work load per agent. Under the scope of a research project Advanced Surveillance System (DVA) a new approach to surveillance systems based in this geographic position of sensors, detected events and security agents was developed. DVA implements new algorithms for events’ assignment and processing. This paper describes DVA’s new approach to event handling.


Multi-agents Surveillance Distributed systems Geographic position Mobile Collective behavior Human-machine cooperation Task assignment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sérgio Onofre
    • 1
    Email author
  • João Paulo Pimentão
    • 2
  • Pedro Sousa
    • 2
  1. 1.Holos SACaparicaPortugal
  2. 2.Department Engenharia ElectrotécnicaFCT – UNLCaparicaPortugal

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