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A Virtual Environment for Decision Support in Ship Damage Control
July/August 2007 (vol. 27 no. 4)
pp. 58-69
José M. Varela, Technical University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
C. Guedes Soares, Technical University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
The decision support tool Virtual Ship is a virtual environment that supports emergency planning decisions in a ship's Damage Control Center. The model considers what could occur when fluids disseminate through a ship's compartments, such as flooding, fire, or contamination.

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Index Terms:
ship damage control, decision support, flooding simulation, real-time display
Citation:
José M. Varela, C. Guedes Soares, "A Virtual Environment for Decision Support in Ship Damage Control," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 58-69, July-Aug. 2007, doi:10.1109/MCG.2007.74
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