A Simulation System of Experience with a Disaster by Locating Memories on a Virtual Space

  • Kohki YoshidaEmail author
  • Takayoshi Kitamura
  • Tomoko Izumi
  • Yoshio Nakatani
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9733)


This study proposes a simulation system to improve awareness of disaster risks for a stranded commuter who is unable to get home from school, work, and the like. It shares the recollections of stranded commuters during a past disaster. The simulation system also presents a scenario for considering potential risks and making appropriate decisions. It takes advantage of the disaster experiences of others and shares them in a virtual space to promote disaster awareness. The system is expected to raise disaster awareness and preparation and allow people to take detailed disaster-avoidance measures.


Disaster Awareness Stranded commuters Virtual experience 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kohki Yoshida
    • 1
    Email author
  • Takayoshi Kitamura
    • 2
  • Tomoko Izumi
    • 2
  • Yoshio Nakatani
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduated School of Information Science and EngineeringRitsumeikan UniversityKyotoJapan
  2. 2.College of Information Science and EngineeringRitsumeikan UniversityKyotoJapan

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