eBook Using Social and Information Technologies for Disaster and Crisis Management, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1466627891
  • ISBN-13: 9781466627895
  • DDC: 363.34
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 326 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Using Social and Information Technologies for Disaster and Crisis Management highlights examples of disaster situations in recent years in which social and information technologies were useful in distributing and receiving information updates. This comprehensive collection brings together research for practitioners and researchers interested in the uses of information technology in crisis management.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Evaluating Campus Safety Messages at 99 Public Universities in 2010.
2: Equipment Distribution for Structural Stabilization and Civilian Rescue.
3: Workpad: Process Management and Geo-Collaboration Help Disaster Response.
4: Experience Report: Using a Cloud Computing Environment During Haiti and Exercise24.
5: Multi-Layers of Information Security in Emergency Response.
6: Cell Phone Use with Social Ties During Crises: The Case of the Virginia Tech Tragedy.
7: Mining Geospatial Knowledge on the Social Web.
8: Interaction Design Principles for Web Emergency Management Information Systems.
9: RimSim Response Hospital Evacuation: Improving Situation Awareness and Insight through Serious Games Play and Analysis.
10: Knowledge-Based Issues for Aid Agencies in Crisis Scenarios: Evolving from Impediments to Trust.
11: Supporting the Allocation of Traumatized Patients with a Decision Support System.
12: Visualizing Composite Knowledge in Emergency Responses Using Spatial Hypertext.
13: Emergency Management, Twitter, and Social Media Evangelism.
14: A Distributed Scenario-Based Decision Support System for Robust Decision-Making in Complex Situations.
15: Exercise24: Using Social Media for Crisis Response.
16: Ubiquitous Computing for Personalized Decision Support in Emergency.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.