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2012 ACM/IEEE/SCS 26th Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (2009)
Lake Placid, New York, USA
June 22, 2009 to June 25, 2009
ISSN: 1087-4097
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3713-9
pp: 64-71
ABSTRACT
In this paper, we propose an environment to support evaluation of network-aided emergency support systems. We provide an original language to describe the behavior of rescue teams, medical teams and sufferers in disaster areas. This language allows to describe reactive behavior in which actions are determined depending on their locations, surroundings and information received from emergency support systems via wireless networks. Also we provide a geographical model to represent aid stations, emergency evacuation areas and afflicted areas in disaster areas. We also provide a function to evaluate a real system running on mobile terminals by the real-time network emulation function of our MobiREAL simulator. Using these models and functions, we have conducted several simulation experiments, which have proved the capability of our proposed environment.
INDEX TERMS
Network Simulation, Performance Evaluation, Emergency support system
CITATION
Keisuke Nakata, Hirozumi Yamaguchi, Takaaki Umedu, Kumiko Maeda, Teruo Higashino, Akihito Hiromori, "Modeling and Evaluation of Rescue Operations Using Mobile Communication Devices", 2012 ACM/IEEE/SCS 26th Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation, vol. 00, no. , pp. 64-71, 2009, doi:10.1109/PADS.2009.23
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