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Game-Based Evacuation Drill Inside Google Street View

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Evacuation drills should be conducted repeatedly in various conditions. Therefore, we have implemented game-based evacuation drill inside Google Street View (GSV) to realize evacuation drills in GSV with high situational (evacuation scenario) and visual realities (digital materials). In the evacuation drill, people can (1) participate easily and safely in evacuation drills regardless of time, place, weather, and their conditions, (2) participate in various evacuation drills for their local regions and other places, and (3) repeat the same evacuation drills with routes or behaviors that differ from their previous drills. We experimentally found that this type of evacuation drill has strong potential as a new evacuation drill.

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    “Bosai Yattosar” means “Let’s prevent disasters!” in Tokushima dialect (a regional dialect) in Japan.

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    Currently, the application cannot display slideshows and single-choice questions and therefore cannot deal with the “Option Selected” and “Correct or Wrong” branching conditions.

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This work was supported by the Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Programme (SCOPE) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan and by the Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology (FOST), Japan. We would like to thank to A. Iroden, J. Kawai, S. Kitajima, and H. Yamasumi for their efforts in this work.

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Mitsuhara, H. et al. (2017). Game-Based Evacuation Drill Inside Google Street View. In: Kantola, J., Barath, T., Nazir, S., Andre, T. (eds) Advances in Human Factors, Business Management, Training and Education. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 498. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42070-7_61

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