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An Agent-Based Simulation of Deep Foundation Pit Emergency Evacuation Modeling in the Presence of Collapse Disaster

Weilong Yang, Yue Hu, Cong Hu, Mei Yang
2018 Symmetry  
To this end, this paper presents a prototype of a decision-making system that uses agent-based modeling to simulate deep foundation pit evacuation in the presence of collapse disaster.  ...  By modeling the collapse occurrence process and agent escape process, an agent-based evacuation model is built, and a modified simulation-based particle swarm optimization algorithm is used to solve the  ...  Acknowledgments: We want to thank Long Qin and Xu Xie for the discussion about agent modeling and optimization algorithm design, and Lichun Zhang for the help in software design.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym10110581 fatcat:vlp3l7uafzblxe4fqtf4gui3my

Safety risk management of underground engineering in China: Progress, challenges and strategies

Qihu Qian, Peng Lin
2016 Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering  
Based on the analysis of the typical accidents in China in the last decade, the new challenges in the safety risk management for underground engineering are identified as follows: (1) control of unsafe  ...  This paper presents the main progress in the safety risk management of underground engineering in China over the last decade, i.e. (1) establishment of laws and regulations for safety risk management of  ...  Acknowledgments This study is supported by Chinese Academy of Engineering (grant No. 2011-ZD-12), National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant No. 11272178) and National Basic Research Program  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jrmge.2016.04.001 fatcat:ju2men6hvfbitfp6dr5hc2yvqm

January/February 2006

Richard A. DeVito, Jr.
2018 Journal of Emergency Management  
We are better off than we were in 1918.  ...  Acknowledgment This article was produced under a grant from the FEMA Higher Education Project. 1. We know when it will happen. 2. We know why it will happen. 3. We know what will happen. 4.  ...  The bottom-line was-a faster response meant fewer casualties. Another simulation modeling an outbreak of influenza in Thailand came to the same conclusion. 8 What aRe We Up againSt?  ... 
doi:10.5055/jem.2006.0012 fatcat:aqjajg3ttnaoxie7usvzkevhyi

Socio-inspired ICT

A. Ferscha, K. Farrahi, J. van den Hoven, D. Hales, A. Nowak, P. Lukowicz, D. Helbing
2012 The European Physical Journal Special Topics  
The nature and appearance of computing devices is changing to be hidden in the fabric of everyday life, invisibly networked, and omnipresent, with applications greatly being based on the notions of context  ...  of situated services originating in a digital world, which are perceived through the physical world.  ...  Modeling social agents An agent based model provides appropriate agent level features that could define a social entity [53] .  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjst/e2012-01700-6 fatcat:q6xnvzh6avaivmvali3qk2x5ja

Supply Chain Management Strategy for Recycled Materials to Support Sustainable Construction

Mochamad Agung Wibowo, Elizar, Moh Nur Sholeh, Hadjar Seti Adji
2017 Procedia Engineering  
This paper intends to discuss the concept of bridge deterioration monitoring using system dynamics (so) ,ppro..i. tt i, ..prule to model of the behavior of the complex and dynamic system based on its etements  ...  investigation on pre-stressed polypropylene-band Abstract: Earthquakes have resulted in fatalities caused by the collapsed of the walls. lncreasing the ductility of the masonry walls will reduce the numbers  ...  Disaster management: selections of evacuation routes due to flood :y -:'-ance of green concretes are presented.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2017.01.325 fatcat:tsgfc7qvnbhw3cwdcjte3iesv4

A Comparison of Work Health and Safety Incidents and Injuries in Part-Time and Full-Time Australian Army Personnel

Dylan McDonald, Robin M. Orr, Rodney Pope
2016 Journal of athletic training  
More recent conflicts Since Vietnam, Australian doctors have been involved officially and unofficially in a number of regional conflicts, and there are published accounts of medical experiences in Timor  ...  Thanks are also sent to our trainees, and the sailors and officers of the Israeli Navy.  ...  An emergent concept in military trauma care is that of the austere or extended-evacuation environment.  ... 
doi:10.4085/1062-6050-51.10.12 pmid:27710093 pmcid:PMC5224729 fatcat:wstsoatos5a4faljw6lc4tckwq

Exploring the Possible: A Unifying Cognitive and Evolutionary Approach to Art

Francis F. Steen, Santanu Chakraborty
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
Here we examine the distal causes of art in terms of an irreducibly risky search in a vast phase space of cognition and behavior.  ...  We propose to locate the emergence of play and art in the tension between the irreducible risks of exploration and its potential benefits and examine the complex suite of adaptations that has emerged to  ...  Once information about the presence or absence of proteins in the water is available to the organism, there is an adaptive potential to utilize it.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.787789 pmid:35401289 pmcid:PMC8992540 fatcat:hupzvl7ybveqxjzpuvfchihv3u

Estimating investments in knowledge and planning activities for adaptation in developing countries: an empirical approach

Luís Filipe Carvalho Da Costa, Jürgen Peter Kropp
2019 Figshare  
To correct this, we introduce a cost-scaling methodology estimating sectoral investments to enhance the knowledge and planning capacities of countries based on an empirical collection of 385 climate-related  ...  The findings underline the potential of using empirical collections of climate-related projects for adaptation cost assessments as complementary to process and economic models.  ...  These pits collect runoff water and store it for use during dry spells. These pits are usually about 1.5 meters deep and water is manually lifted and appl [.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.7610486.v1 fatcat:nkv3xd7ybbf5babdawgcbdrnw4

CAEP/ACMU 2014 Scientific Abstracts, May 31 to June 4, 2014, Ottawa, Ontario

2014 CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medical Care  
Research-based abstracts are the core of the annual research competition, and this year, there was a record number of submissions for the CAEP 2014 Conference in Ottawa.  ...  Research in emergency medicine addresses issues that affect all aspects of patient care, including clinical decision rules, wait times, overcrowding, improved practice guidelines based on best evidence  ...  Methods: An unannounced, largescale, city-wide, in-situ disaster simulation occurred in 2012.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1481803500003171 fatcat:snnpebeztzfwfhfhpecvwz6pea

RA V10 N1, Mensaje del Editor en Jefe (Enero – Abril, 2020)

Pedro Castro Borges
2019 Revista ALCONPAT  
In addition, a thanks to the Foundation for Support to Research and Innovation of Espírito Santo (FAPES) for the financial support to carry out this research.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors are grateful for the support provided by Espírito Santo Fire Department (CBMES), the Construction Materials Testing Laboratory (LEMAC) of the Civil Engineering Department of  ...  FINAL CONSIDERATIONS Based on extensive testing program carried out, in different and even contradictory sources of information available, and in the simulations of the structural model made, it can be  ... 
doaj:1d3a35213216456aa95ac151a146dc18 fatcat:qiveywtdiffdhpwkj2aggzbsey

Analysis Of Existing Assessment Resilience Approaches, Indicators And Data Sources: Usability And Limitations Of Existing Indicators For Assessing, Predicting And Monitoring Critical Infastructure Resilience

Aleksandar Jovanović, Peter Klimek, Amrita Choudhary, I. Linkov, Knut Øien, Nicolas Schmid, Maike Vollmer, Johan Sanne, S.L. Andersson, Zoltán Székely, Riitta Molarius, Thomas Knape (+4 others)
2016 Zenodo  
This report summarized the results of the work in Task 1.2 of the SmartResilience project.  ...  a new advanced resilience assessment methodology based on smart RIs ("resilience indicators cube", including the resilience matrix)  ...  threats), smart cities, resilience assessments, and agent-based models to assess interdependencies and cascading effects.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.376412 fatcat:q7zy65ybkrfj5minndadozq3cm

A framework for examining leadership in extreme contexts

Sean T. Hannah, Mary Uhl-Bien, Bruce J. Avolio, Fabrice L. Cavarretta
2009 Leadership Quarterly  
In this review, we develop a framework to guide future research and to examine the execution of leadership in extreme contexts.  ...  Further, we present a set of factors that may attenuate or intensify the dimensions comprising an extreme context, thus influencing either a team or organization's ability for adaptive leadership response  ...  This work is drawn largely from their experiences, and hopes to serve them in return by promoting research that will ultimately inform the practice of leadership in extreme contexts.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.leaqua.2009.09.006 fatcat:k2clqaswtndl3gywvapnsr4d4a

Abstract Volume of Sixth Nepal Geolgical Congress on Geology, Natural Resources, Infrastructures, Climate Change and Natural Disasters, 15 – 17 November 2010, Kathmandu, Nepal

Santa Man Rai
2012 Journal of Nepal Geological Society  
<p>This is the full volume of the Abstracts from the <span style="color: #000000;">Sixth Nepal Geolgical Congress on Geology, Natural Resources, Infrastructures, Climate Change and Natural Disasters, 15  ...  – 17 November 2010, Kathmandu, Nepal</span></p><p><br />Journal of Nepal Geological Society, 2010, Vol. 41 (Sp.  ...  two units and also due to the presence of an older sandy limestone at the base of the Cretaceous unit.  ... 
doi:10.3126/jngs.v41i0.7014 fatcat:cpqkcyfrejcx3llyxiuap374r4

A salt tracer test monitored with surface ERT to detect preferential flow and transport paths in fractured/karstified limestones

Tanguy Robert, David Caterina, John Deceuster, Olivier Kaufmann, Frédéric Nguyen
2012 Geophysics  
The short term monitoring of landfills was carried out within the MaLaGa project (Mapping of Landfill structures and Gas migration based on geophysical measurements) in co-operation between Lund University  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the German Research Foundation (DFG) for financial support of the project 'Spatial assessment of permafrost characteristics and dynamics in alpine periglacial  ...  This is also the reason why it cannot be used during the emergency phase of a landslide disaster cycle.  ... 
doi:10.1190/geo2011-0313.1 fatcat:nspfrh2nfrcx3nm46udkfrz6ya

Abstracts of Water Works Literature

1943 Journal - American Water Works Association  
Spillway will have 5 ‘“Taintor’’ gates 20’ wide X 21’ deep, and 1 ‘Taintor gate’ 10’ wide X 9’ deep. Excavation for foundations started in May '40.  ...  |sic.} fron storage tanks to burn pit; (13) provide satis factory burn pit or sump for collection ane disposal of B.S. drained from storage tanks (14) keep all ditches and pits cleaned and re paired; (  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.1551-8833.1943.tb19854.x fatcat:t6aff6lji5fgxibzijips4vrte
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