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Communication and tracking ontology development for civilians earthquake disaster assistance

Hassan, Mohd Khairul Azmi and Chen-Burger, Yun-Heh (2016) Communication and tracking ontology development for civilians earthquake disaster assistance. In: 13th Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 22nd-25th May 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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One of the most important components of recovery and speedy response during and immediately after an earthquake disaster is a communication and tracking which possibly capable of discovering affected peoples and connects them with their families, friends, and communities with first responders and/or to support computational systems. With the capabilities of current mobile technologies, we believed that it can be a smart earthquake disaster tools aid to help people in this situation. Ontologies are becoming crucial parts to facilitate an effective communication and coordination across different parties and domains in providing assistance during earthquake disasters, especially where affected locations are remote, affected population is large and centralized coordination is poor. Several existing competing methodologies give guidelines as how ontology may be built, there are no single right ways of building an ontology and no standard of Disaster Relief Ontology exist, although separated related ontologies may be combined to create an initial version. This article discusses the ongoing development of an ontology for a Communication and Tracking System (CTS), based on existing related ontologies, that is aimed to be used by mobile phone applications to support earthquake disaster relief at the real-time.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 9831/84617
Uncontrolled Keywords: Communication, Decision support systems, Disaster relief, Earthquake natural disaster, Intelligent systems, Linked data, Mobile application, Ontology, Semantic web
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Khairul Azmi Hassan
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2020 15:46
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2020 15:47
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/84617

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