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An Artificial Emergency-Logistics-Planning System for Severe Disasters
July/August 2008 (vol. 23 no. 4)
pp. 86-88
Lefei Li, Tsinghua University
Shuming Tang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
To help government and disaster relief organizations prepare for and manage severe disasters, the authors propose the Artificial Emergency-Logistics-Planning System (Aelps). Aelps, which is based on artificial-society theory, concurrently considers different subsystems dealing with weather, geology, epidemics, and so on. Aelps can form the basis of a complex computational platform that generates logistics phenomena during disaster relief and gives intuitive results that can be used in emergency-logistics planning.

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Index Terms:
emergency-logistics planning, artificial societies, Artificial Emergency-Logistics-Planning System, Aelps, disaster relief, agents, coalition management
Citation:
Lefei Li, Shuming Tang, "An Artificial Emergency-Logistics-Planning System for Severe Disasters," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 86-88, July-Aug. 2008, doi:10.1109/MIS.2008.56
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