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A Survey of Algorithms and Systems for Evacuating People in Confined Spaces

Huibo Bi, Erol Gelenbe
2019 Electronics  
The frequency, destruction and costs of natural and human-made disasters in modern highly-populated societies have resulted in research on emergency evacuation and wayfinding, which has drawn considerable  ...  We present a comprehensive review of research on emergency evacuation and wayfinding, focusing on the algorithmic and system design aspects.  ...  flow was observed; when the exit width became larger, the mice evacuated throughout the exit in bursts of different sizes that yield the power-law distributions depending on the exit width.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics8060711 fatcat:i6h2fpkyqrhgfpmjahvels5azu

Self-Adaptive Learning of Task Offloading in Mobile Edge Computing Systems

Peng Huang, Minjiang Deng, Zhiliang Kang, Qinshan Liu, Lijia Xu
2021 Entropy  
Mobile edge computing (MEC) focuses on transferring computing resources close to the user's device, and it provides high-performance and low-delay services for mobile devices.  ...  Considering the spatiotemporal dynamics of user devices, the uncertainty of rich computing resources and the state of network channels in the MEC system, computing resource allocation in mobile devices  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers and the editor, whose comments and suggestions greatly improved this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/e23091146 pmid:34573771 fatcat:lxi5l3mgwjecvhlincfq6tpofe

Deliverable 1.1 Use Case scenarios analysis and 5G requirements

Francesca Santori, Tommaso Bragatto, Giampaolo Fiorentino, Antonello Corsi, Kalaboukas Konstantinos, Frederic Antonio, Dominique Barthel, Mircea Liviu Suciu, Alistair Duke, John Davies, Maria Rita Spada, Andrea Viola (+9 others)
2017 Zenodo  
This document focuses on three 5G Smart Energy vertical use case scenarios dealing with smart metering (UC1), predictive maintenance (UC2) and dispatchable demand response (UC3).  ...  The associated 5G network requirements and KPIs are clearly formulated, setting the foundation for the further stages of the project.  ...  In this course, six VNFs will be rolled out in order to: i) identify nodes in the advanced xMEC network (vTSD); i) select and establish networking path between nodes and edge routers, based on functional  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1240207 fatcat:og2atmlebnfhbp2gmcrfni4dsu

Fog Computing for Smart Cities' Big Data Management and Analytics: A Review

Elarbi Badidi, Zineb Mahrez, Essaid Sabir
2020 Future Internet  
The new and emerging paradigms of edge and fog computing promise to address big data storage and analysis in The field of smart cities.  ...  We specifically describe The design of a fog-based data pipeline to address The issues of latency and network bandwidth required by time-sensitive smart city applications.  ...  The task dispatcher module assigns scheduled tasks to fog and cloud nodes. Paul et al.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi12110190 fatcat:i3ziazyorve2rc2zvhxzskirhm

2019 Index IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems Vol. 20

2019 IEEE transactions on intelligent transportation systems (Print)  
., and Ma, J  ...  ., TITS May 2019 1917-1929 Distributed processing An Efficient Message-Authentication Scheme Based on Edge Computing for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks.  ...  ., +, TITS May 2019 1621-1632 Content in Motion: An Edge Computing Based Relay Scheme for Content Dissemination in Urban Vehicular Networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tits.2020.2966388 fatcat:xkvww7uabzhlzgfz3yiecyb75y

A Survey on Legacy and Emerging Technologies for Public Safety Communications

Abhaykumar Kumbhar, Farshad Koohifar, Ismail Guvenc, Bruce Mueller
2017 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
For example, in the United States, FirstNet is building a nationwide coast-to-coast public safety network based of LTE broadband technology.  ...  This paper presents a comparative survey of legacy and the LTE-based public safety networks, and discusses the LMRS-LTE convergence as well as mission-critical push-to-talk over LTE.  ...  Remote host will provide IP-based services to UEs and user datagram protocol (UDP) application is installed on both the remote host and the UEs to send and receive a burst of packets.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2016.2612223 fatcat:4qhyz7bla5h5vfp2aqz7qmf7gu

A Survey on Autonomic Provisioning and Management of QoS in SDN Networks

Ahmed BinSahaq, Tarek Sheltami, Khaled Salah
2019 IEEE Access  
In today's Internet, killer network services and applications, such as video and audio streaming, network storage, and online video games, are pushing the network infrastructure resources to the edge.  ...  This paper includes in-depth classification, taxonomy, and comparative analysis for the autonomic-based QoS provisioning in accordance with the famous influential and widely adopted the monitor-analyze-plan-execute-knowledge  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to acknowledge the support of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals for this research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2919957 fatcat:5lw6ovaiangmpidtnzqxevy6vq

Applications of Integrated IoT-Fog-Cloud Systems to Smart Cities: A Survey

Nader Mohamed, Jameela Al-Jaroodi, Sanja Lazarova-Molnar, Imad Jawhar
2021 Electronics  
In addition, we outline the main requirements to effectively utilize iIFCs for smart city applications. These requirements are related to optimization, networking, and security.  ...  Smart cities depend on deploying current and new technologies and different optimization methods to enhance services and performance in their different sectors.  ...  [53] developed a distributed multi-agent-based model structured on a three-layer fog computing structure for the optimal economic dispatch of microgrids.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10232918 fatcat:nvtuswyafjaexhf55bj6i36oey


2021 Zenodo  
The report focuses on the current state-of-the-art and international good practices mainly in the area of safety and mass evacuation standardization around the globe, with specialization in the safety  ...  The report also presents how EVAGUIDE with its innovative features and services may address the needs for safety and evacuation in stadia and large facilities, as presented in the SGSA & UEFAS's guidelines  ...  The mobile based communication and dispatch mechanism is used by stewards/ field safety personnel in real time evacuation procedures, while it may also be used for personnel training and stadium inspections  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4651113 fatcat:nl4c4jzcbrcsdnnlxwi46qvfbq

The Vessel Schedule Recovery Problem (VSRP) – A MIP model for handling disruptions in liner shipping

Berit D. Brouer, Jakob Dirksen, David Pisinger, Christian E.M. Plum, Bo Vaaben
2013 European Journal of Operational Research  
In the chain, one application produces input load for the next one. MapReduce applications are example of 2-stage chains.  ...  -Assessing the profitability of carsharing fleet distributions based on usage patterns Mathias Goeppel, GR/PAP, Daimler AG, Building 10, Room 2.3.036, One-way carsharing as seen with car2go, where vehicle  ...  One of two technologies can be installed on each edge and all nodes of the network need to be served by at least the secondary one.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2012.08.016 fatcat:c27kagfnxnhjfbil2rydhjhomm

D3.1 – State-of-the-Art and Market Analysis Report

ASSIST-IoT Consortium
2021 Zenodo  
Document with main results of SotA review and stakeholders and market analysis carried out.  ...  AI-based algorithms that are distributed over IoT devices from edge to cloud.  ...  In addition, the connected device and 5G networks are expected to cause massive data loads on physical data centres and result in increased bandwidth demand and lower latency.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6705158 fatcat:xote6pjzubcvxo4aqxxbraooxi

Service performance measurement methods over 5G experimental networks

Ioannis Markopoulos, Luca Valcarenghi, Ioanna Mesogiti, Manfred Taferner, Patrice Boleguin, Faouzi Bouali, Kostis Tzanettis, Ioannis Tzanettis, Dirk Hetzer, Ilkka Känsälä, Ole Grøndalen, Anastasius Gavras (+5 others)
2021 Zenodo  
The scope is to identify (based on architectural elements analysis, information flow, etc.) the potential impact on the service performance and user perceived quality.  ...  . - Identification of relevant key service KPIs and their definitions that are of importance to the respective industry. - Mapping of selected services KPIs on the respective network KPIs that impact the  ...  However, it may take some time until the media content is available for Media Streaming (via the Media Streaming API) or the distribution availability might be based on a provisioned schedule.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4748385 fatcat:jjfad6e5gngmrb6tadts2nn7ca

Rapid Decision Making on the Fire Ground

Gary A. Klein, Roberta Calderwood, Anne Clinton-Cirocco
1986 Proceedings of the Human Factors Society Annual Meeting  
While assisting in this evacuation, the Chief questioned the driver about his load and found that the tanker was carrying JP-4 jet fuel and had just been fully loaded.  ...  However, In a case where the officer suspected roof collapse and ordered his men to evacuate, the decision was based on subtle and complex cues.  ... 
doi:10.1177/154193128603000616 fatcat:adfqcavqbfdyropbhr4yl6xtie

JUNO Conceptual Design Report [article]

T. Adam, F. An, G. An, Q. An, N. Anfimov, V. Antonelli, G. Baccolo, M. Baldoncini, E. Baussan, M. Bellato, L. Bezrukov, D. Bick (+371 others)
2015 arXiv   pre-print
It is located 53 km away from both Yangjiang and Taishan Nuclear Power Plants in Guangdong, China.  ...  The central detector contains 20,000 tons liquid scintillator with an acrylic sphere of 35 m in diameter. ∼17,000 508-mm diameter PMTs with high quantum efficiency provide ∼75 the liquid scintillator is  ...  Based on the experience gained in the Daya Bay experiment and following the latest developments, a distributed clock network based on the "White Rabbit" standard will be applied for JUNO.  ... 
arXiv:1508.07166v2 fatcat:cl7vodkagbfbxm3cjvn2gtegre

Design and installation of a Prototype Geohazard Monitoring System near Machu Picchu, Peru

M. H. Bulmer, T. Farquhar
2010 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
Geohazards in and around the town of particular concern are 1) large rocks falling onto the town and/or the rail line, 2) flash flooding by any one of its three rivers, and 3) mudflows and landslides.  ...  Slopes range from <10 • on the valley floor to >70 • in the surrounding mountains. The town has grown on a delta formed at the confluence of the Alcamayo, Aguas Calientes and Vilcanota Rivers.  ...  In addition, GFG wishes to acknowledge the invaluable assistance of JCET and Mechanical Engineering staff at UMBC, MINCETUR and COPESCO, PeruRail, the Hotel Inkaterra, the Alcalde and Municipal Government  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-10-2031-2010 fatcat:7mis6rpxsfgxnhn2ngfu3qnsa4
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