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Crowdsourcing Tools for Disaster Management: A Review of Platforms and Methods [chapter]

Marta Poblet, Esteban García-Cuesta, Pompeu Casanovas
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper reviews a set of online tools and platforms implemented in recent years which are currently being applied in the area of emergency management and proposes a taxonomy for its categorization.  ...  The identification and analysis of such events is not straightforward and the application of crowdsourcing methods or automatic tools is needed for that purpose.  ...  Acknowledgements The research leading to this paper has been supported by two research grants from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) to the projects "CrowdCrissControl" (IPT-  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-45960-7_19 fatcat:kdfibzp5gfb4vi62qttw6bawlu

Crowdsourcing the Disaster Management Cycle

Sara E Harrison, Peter A. Johnson
2016 International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
There is a gap in understanding the government use of crowdsourcing for emergency management, and in the use of crowdsourcing for mitigation and preparedness.  ...  Crowdsourcing is a communication platform that can be used during and after a disastrous event.  ...  For example, Scipionus, a citizen-led crowdsourcing platform that emerged in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, became a crucial communication tool for victims of the hurricane to connect with each other  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijiscram.2016100102 fatcat:ll36lfyy5jd2pfd4jjmk7mp6sa

Big Data in Natural Disaster Management: A Review

Manzhu Yu, Chaowei Yang, Yun Li
2018 Geosciences  
This paper aimed at making a systematic review of the literature in analyzing the role of big data in natural disaster management and highlighting the present status of the technology in providing meaningful  ...  Undoubtedly, the age of big data has opened new options for natural disaster management, primarily because of the varied possibilities it provides in visualizing, analyzing, and predicting natural disasters  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments, which significantly improved the paper. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/geosciences8050165 fatcat:yucms6qo7nht5krjmnrwrkzy2y

Operationalizing crowdsourcing through mobile applications for disaster management in India

Vibhas Sukhwani, Rajib Shaw
2019 Progress in Disaster Science  
To operationalize app-based crowdsourcing, this paper methodically investigates the current state of 33 freely-accessible disaster-related mobile apps in India.  ...  In this regard, the idea of leveraging mobile applications 'apps' for crowdsourcing disaster-related information has recently gained high prominence.  ...  Acknowledgements The first author is thankful to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan for the scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pdisas.2019.100052 fatcat:6m3ah5sierbalne35bpeesazye

Crowdsourced Data Relevance Analysis for Crowd-assisted Flood Disaster Management

N. A. V. O. Kaushalye, S. Koswatte
2021 Journal of Geospatial Surveying  
The findings show that the approach was effective in generating a thematically rated list of CSD messages for post-flood disaster managers to confidently take actions.  ...  As a result of this, disaster responders are reluctant to use such data for their critical decision making actions.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors wish to acknowledge Monique Potts, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) -Australia, for providing the Ushahidi Crowd-map data of 2011 Queensland Floods, Australia.  ... 
doi:10.4038/jgs.v1i1.25 fatcat:r4s6xtxx7bel7lis4srxm63nme

Crowdsourcing as a Tool for Urban Emergency Management: Lessons from the Literature and Typology

Ramon Chaves, Daniel Schneider, António Correia, Claudia L. R. Motta, Marcos R. S. Borges
2019 Sensors  
Through a systematic literature review, our study makes a comparison between crowdsourcing tools designed for urban planning and urban emergency management and proposes a five-dimension typology of quality  ...  As a result, crowdsourcing approaches for disaster prevention and management have been proposed and evaluated.  ...  D.S. and C.L.R.M. prepared the manuscript and contributed to proof-reading and finalizing the manuscript. A.C. has been in charge of the conceptualization and methodology.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19235235 pmid:31795219 pmcid:PMC6928978 fatcat:anmy5w6iebhthe4eux2jixj4zu

A Big Data Reference Architecture for Emergency Management

Carlos A. Iglesias, Alfredo Favenza, Álvaro Carrera
2020 Information  
This paper aims to provide a reference architecture for emergency management that instantiates the NIST Big Data Reference Architecture to provide a common language and enable the comparison of solutions  ...  On the one hand, the availability of big data and the evolution of geographical information systems make it possible to manage and process large quantities of information that can hugely improve the decision-making  ...  [58] conducted a review of the application of data mining techniques for disaster management.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info11120569 fatcat:kxostcrulbh7lpnd3qehl7h2by

Internet of Things (IoTs) For Disaster Management

2018 Sukkur IBA Journal of Computing and Mathematical Sciences  
To date, the use of IoT in disaster administration is as yet an unexplored issue. The target of this paper is to concentrate the IoT-based proposition for disaster administration structure.  ...  Internet of Things (IoTs) is an encouraging innovation that can be utilized to take care of a portion of the issues said above.  ...  In our review paper, we recommend "CDFMC" for disaster management. This model has an advantage of Fog computing platform.  ... 
doi:10.30537/sjcms.v2i1.16 fatcat:i24bzc746jf7xkmri23ngoab6a

How Advanced Technological Approaches Are Reshaping Sustainable Social Media Crisis Management and Communication: A Systematic Review

Umar Ali Bukar, Fatimah Sidi, Marzanah A. Jabar, Rozi Nor Haizan Nor, Salfarina Abdullah, Iskandar Ishak, Mustafa Alabadla, Ali Alkhalifah
2022 Sustainability  
In addition, the study indicates why big data and language, cross-platform support, and dataset lacking are emerging concerns for sustainable crisis management.  ...  This study selects 28 articles via a systematic process that focuses on ML, SNA, and related technological tools to understand how these tools are shaping crisis management and decision making.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge Universiti Putra Malaysia and the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Malaysia, for all the support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14105854 fatcat:njo6yy6tevebbkzqzwz4vieptm

Economic Resilience and Crowdsourcing Platforms

Kendra L. Smith, Isabel Ramos, Kevin C. Desouza
2016 Journal of Information Systems and Technology Management  
It introduces and describes a framework that can be used to study the impact of crowdsourcing initiatives for economic resilience by future research.  ...  In this paper, we outline the various forms of crowdsourcing, economic and community resilience, crowdsourcing and economic resilience, and a case study of the Nepal earthquake. his article presents an  ...  Humanitarian Track ( is a crowdsourcing platform for crises response that provides citizens with methods and tools to report crises situations with the aim of creating global awareness  ... 
doi:10.4301/s1807-17752015000300006 fatcat:v3k5nz6jarhutlpbwt5cvegjle

Mobile Computing for Disaster Emergency Management: Empirical Requirements Analysis for a Cooperative Crowdsourced System for Emergency Management Operation

Astarita, Giofrè, Guido, Stefano, Vital
2020 Smart Cities  
The central system can manage all the received information and communicate decisions back to people and also facilitate the exchange of information for different people that are still in the disaster area  ...  This paper presents a requirement analysis for these kinds of systems.  ...  , in this section, we present the results of a requirements analysis for a crowdsourced information system, which would provide users with a tool for optimizing the collective response in case of emergencies  ... 
doi:10.3390/smartcities3010003 fatcat:m4eelkvbl5fbjcth2j55hurkiy

Use of Social Media Data in Disaster Management: A Survey

Jedsada Phengsuwan, Tejal Shah, Nipun Balan Thekkummal, Zhenyu Wen, Rui Sun, Divya Pullarkatt, Hemalatha Thirugnanam, Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh, Graham Morgan, Philip James, Rajiv Ranjan
2021 Future Internet  
Furthermore, a taxonomy of the research dimensions of social media data management and analysis for disaster management is also proposed, which is then applied to a survey of existing literature and to  ...  In this paper, we provide a survey of how social media data contribute to disaster management and the methodologies for social media data management and analysis in disaster management.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi13020046 fatcat:2p5xerp3cngkhb2myi7vmwe4pm

Reviews of Geospatial Information Technology and Collaborative Data Delivery for Disaster Risk Management

Hiroyuki Miyazaki, Masahiko Nagai, Ryosuke Shibasaki
2015 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
This paper reviews the following: (i) schemes of disaster risk management and collaborative data operation in DRM; (ii) geospatial information technology in terms of applications to the schemes reviewed  ...  Due to the fact that geospatial information technology is considered necessary for disaster risk management (DRM), the need for more effective collaborations between providers and end users in data delivery  ...  OSM provides a crowdsourcing platform for developing geospatial data by volunteers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi4041936 fatcat:ke6wmxxcnjavjjrbjn7fpyrr3q

Crowdsourcing in business and management disciplines: an integrative literature review

Mokter Hossain
2015 Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research  
Most of the qualitative articles used single case method and most of the quantitative studies relied on online survey over a single crowdsourcing platform.  ...  The objective of this study is to review crowdsourcing literature of the business and management disciplines and to know its relation with the open innovation concept.  ...  Acknowledgments The author is grateful to the Finnish Cultural Foundation for funding this study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40497-015-0039-2 fatcat:czmzbkrzcnbmlh2ws2nrrcsxje

2020 Index IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Vol. 67

2020 IEEE transactions on engineering management  
The primary entry includes the coauthors' names, the title of the paper or other item, and its location, specified by the publication abbreviation, year, month, and inclusive pagination.  ...  This index covers all technical items-papers, correspondence, reviews, etc.-that appeared in this periodical during 2020, and items from previous years that were commented upon or corrected in 2020.  ...  ., +, TEM Feb. 2020 42-53 Bibliometrics Erratum to "A Scientometric Review of Global Research on Smart Disaster Management" [doi: 10.1109/TEM.2020.2972288].  ... 
doi:10.1109/tem.2020.3039440 fatcat:3iwcpdzopnaixfohkkxtgycz7y
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