Supporting implicit coordination between distributed teams in disaster management

Chris Baber, James Cross, Paul Smith, Dengel Robinson

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Abstract

In this paper we consider disaster management as the coordination of resources in space and time, and contrast this with the Joint Operational Picture (JOP) used in military planning. The basic premise is that the processes involved in the collection and management of information could interfere with the priorities of dealing with immediate demands on ‘rescuers’ and their managers. Thus, we explore ways in which collaboration could be made as implicit as possible. The paper includes small-scale user trials of prototypes to highlight potential benefits and shortcomings. The paper concludes with consideration of how brokering approaches to coordination could be realized using the prototypes described in this paper.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMobile response
Subtitle of host publicationFirst international workshop on mobile information technology for emergency response, mobile response 2007, Sankt Augustin, Germany, February 22-23, 2007, revised selected papers
EditorsJobst Loffler, Markus Klann
Place of PublicationHeidelberg
PublisherSpringer
Pages39-50
ISBN (Electronic)9783540756682
ISBN (Print)9783540756675
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventFirst international workshop on mobile information technology for emergency response, mobile response 2007 - Sankt Augustin, Germany
Duration: 22 Feb 200723 Feb 2007

Publication series

NameLecture notes in computer science
PublisherSpringer
Volume4458
ISSN (Print)0302-9743

Workshop

WorkshopFirst international workshop on mobile information technology for emergency response, mobile response 2007
CountryGermany
CitySankt Augustin
Period22/02/0723/02/07

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