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A Decision Support System for Medium-Sized Emergencies
Found in: Chilean Computer Science Society, International Conference of the
By Andre Engelbrecht, Adriana S. Vivacqua, Marcos R.S. Borges, Álvaro Monares, Sergio F. Ochoa, José A. Pino
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 314-320
The decisions made by the operation commander in emergency situations should be made quickly to save lives. To avoid late or bad decisions, the commander must construct a situational awareness. The irregular arrival flow of information, uncertainty, inform...
MobileMap: A collaborative application to support emergency situations in urban areas
Found in: International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design
By Alvaro Monares, Sergio F. Ochoa, Jose A. Pino, Valeria Herskovic, Andres Neyem
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 432-437
One of the problems affecting fire departments in Latin America is the lack of a strong infrastructure to overcome their communication problems. Because these organizations are mainly volunteer and receive minimal support from government agencies, most exi...
Using unconventional awareness mechanisms to support mobile work
Found in: Proceedings of the 2013 Chilean Conference on Human - Computer Interaction (ChileCHI '13)
By Alvaro Monares, José A. Pino, Manuel Noguera, Sergio F. Ochoa, Tomás Ruiz-Lopez
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 42-47
Awareness mechanisms are normally used to deliver context information to computer systems users. These mechanisms have been extensively studied as part of collaborative solutions designed for stationary scenarios, and recently on mobile and pervasive appli...