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Decision Support Systems and Emergency Management

experiences from a case study
  • Manfred Grauer

Abstract

The impact of normal and/or accidental release of wastes and of hazardous substances on human being and on the environment has increased enormously in recent years. This raised great attention in computer-assisted decision support for the management of waste streams and the management of emergency cases. In the paper this problem is analysed under the prospect that in these cases decision support systems (DSS) have to provide support for: (a) dealing with multiple criteria like economic forces, technological risk, environmental considerations, etc. and (b) the fast and robust management of complex situations.

  1. (a)

    dealing with multiple criteria like economic forces, technological risk, environmental considerations,etc.and

     
  2. (b)

    the fast and robust management of complex situations.

     

Keywords

Decision Support System Emergency Management Sequential Quadratic Programming Hazardous Substance Computer Science Department 
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© Unicorn Seminars Ltd 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Manfred Grauer
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  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of DortmundDortmundGermany

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