A Distinct Approach for Discovering the Relationship of Disasters Using Big Scholar Datasets

  • Liang Zheng
  • Fei Wang
  • Xiaocui Zheng
  • Binbin Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 848)


Natural disasters frequently occur all over the world in recent years. Current researches show that a disaster often causes different kinds of secondary disasters. A good understanding of the chain reaction in disasters can provide guidance for disaster prevention and mitigation. Most of current researches analyze the disaster from the perspective of the disaster mechanism such as the geo-statistical model. This paper proposed an intelligent method of discovering the relationship of disasters using big scholar datasets. This method does not investigate the mechanism of disasters themselves, but analyze the relationship among disasters from the perspective of big data mining. The experiment results show that it is able to get reasonable relationship of disasters without much human interventions. The proposed method will enlighten many other knowledge-discovering applications in geospatial domain.


Disaster chain Co-occurrence analysis Community division Complex network Data mining 



This paper is funded by National Key Research and Development Program of China (Grant No. 2016YFC0803107 and Grant No. 2016YFB0502601) and Shenzhen Technology Innovation Program (JCYJ20170307152553273).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liang Zheng
    • 1
  • Fei Wang
    • 1
  • Xiaocui Zheng
    • 1
  • Binbin Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Safety Science and Technology, Department of Engineering Physics, Shenzhen Graduate SchoolTsinghua UniversityShenzhenChina

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