Information Warfare And Homeland Security Collection: Advanced Icts For Disaster Management And Threat Detection: Collaborative And Distributed Frameworks, 1st Edition

  • Eleana Asimakopoulou
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  • ISBN-10: 1615209883
  • ISBN-13: 9781615209880
  • DDC: 384.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 344 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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This book offers state-of-the-art information and references for work undertaken in the challenging area of utilizing cutting-edge distributed and collaborative ICT to advance disaster management as a discipline to cope with current and future unforeseen threats.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Current Approaches in Disaster Management.
2: A Systemic Approach to Managing Natural Disasters.
3: ICT Approaches in Disaster Management: Public Awareness, Education and Training, Community Resilience in India.
4: Multimedia Educational Application for Risk Reduction.
5: Natural Hazards: Changing Media Environments and the Efficient Use of ICT for Disaster Communication.
6: United Arab Emirates: Disaster Management with Regard to Rapid Onset Natural Disasters.
7: Disaster Informatics: Information Management as a Tool for Effective Disaster Risk Reduction.
8: Advanced Collaborative Technologies for Disaster Management.
9: Efficient Deployment of ICT Tools in Disaster Management Process.
10: Current State and Solutions for Future Challenges in Early Warning Systems and Alerting Technologies.
11: MedISys: Medical Information System.
12: Social Media (Web 2.0) and Crisis Information: Case Study Gaza 2008–09.
13: Utilizing Web 2.0 for Decision Support in Disaster Mitigation.
14: Incident and Disaster Management Training: Collaborative Learning Opportunities Using Virtual World Scenarios.
15: Next Generation Approaches and Distributed Frameworks for Disaster Management.
16: Mathematical Models Generators of Decision Support Systems for Help in Case of Catastrophes: An Experience from Venezuela.
17: Integrating Scenario–Based Reasoning into a Multi–Criteria Decision Support System for Emergency Management.
18: POP–C++ and Alpine3D: Petition for a New HPC Approach.
19: Sensor and Computing Infrastructure for Environmental Risks: The SCIER System.
20: A Personalized Forest Fire Evacuation Data Grid Push Service: The FFED–GPS Approach.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.