Filters








223 Hits in 3.6 sec

Siren: Context-aware Computing for Firefighting [chapter]

Xiaodong Jiang, Nicholas Y. Chen, Jason I. Hong, Kevin Wang, Leila Takayama, James A. Landay
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
As a proof of concept, we have developed a prototype context-aware messaging application in the firefighting domain.  ...  Siren provides a foundation for gathering, integrating, and distributing contextual data, such as location and temperature.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the Alameda, Berkeley and El Cerrito fire departments for their support and feedback. We also thank Lawrence Leung for helping in the initial design of Siren.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24646-6_6 fatcat:wenmqywkwnejdc7i5msscwxd24

Siren: Context-Aware Computing for Firefighting

Xiaodong Jiang, Nicholas Y. Chen, Jason I. Hong, Kevin Wang, Leila Takayama, James A. Landay
2018
As a proof of concept, we have developed a prototype context- aware messaging application in the firefighting domain.  ...  Siren provides a foundation for gathering, integrating, and distributing contextual data, such as location and temperature.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the Alameda, Berkeley and El Cerrito fire departments for their support and feedback. We also thank Lawrence Leung for helping in the initial design of Siren.  ... 
doi:10.1184/r1/6470429 fatcat:wzc5xqfmqvg37llf2m5dogwme4

A Situation-Aware Mobile System to Support Fire Brigades in Emergency Situations [chapter]

Kris Luyten, Frederik Winters, Karin Coninx, Dries Naudts, Ingrid Moerman
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In a firefighter emergency mission it is essential for the members of a fire brigade to get an intelligent and reliable overview of the complete situation, presented according to the role of each member  ...  The implementation of a context-rule-based decision module enhances the visualization of required information.  ...  for Broadband Technology (IBBT).  ... 
doi:10.1007/11915072_105 fatcat:b5zgrlq6m5hyjdortwfk4xooui

A Pattern Language of Firefighting Frontline Practice to Inform the Design of Ubiquitous Computing [chapter]

Sebastian Denef
2012 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
In today's reality, however, ubiquitous computing solutions appear less integrated, not as seamless and context-aware as Weiser imagined.  ...  context of firefighters and future ubiquitous computing systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31479-7_52 fatcat:l3wwubseurbcpk5ky23kn6gffm

Designing for Mobile and Immersive Visual Analytics in the Field [article]

Matt Whitlock, Keke Wu, Danielle Szafir
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Our findings suggest the potential for integrating mobile and immersive technologies to enhance data's utility for various field operations and new directions for visual analytics tools to transform fieldwork  ...  Data collection and analysis in the field is critical for operations in domains such as environmental science and public safety.  ...  Solutions like Siren leverage context-aware paradigms to support peer-to-peer messaging based on environmental triggers, choosing to reduce cognitive load through automated analysis based on contextual  ... 
arXiv:1908.00680v1 fatcat:fmyevnj37fawvclqez3no423qy

Information systems architecture for fire emergency response

Raj Prasanna, Lili Yang, Malcolm King, Thomas J. Huggins
2017 Journal of Enterprise Information Management  
Salerno et al. (2004) discussed the need for data fusion for achieving situational awareness in multisensory data capturing contexts.  ...  Furthermore, this architecture does not reflect how differences in firefighter roles, behaviours and working contexts create demands for different Human Computer Interaction (HCI).  ... 
doi:10.1108/jeim-12-2015-0120 fatcat:ixa6bzmy35gzxbbjpsycyrifqy

Diagnóstico de salud y seguridad en el trabajo en una Estación de Bomberos ubicada en Chihuahua, México

Sergio González González, Rosa O. Ramírez Fraire, Adriana Chávez Calderón, Eduardo Santellano Estrada, Dra. Blanca Gladiana Beltrán Piña
2021 TECNOCIENCIA Chihuahua  
The thermal ergonomics of firefighting reviewed. Applied Ergonomics, 41(1), 161-172. Bufano, P. (2013). New research in firefighters underscores need for innovative hearing protection.  ...  Exploring occupational and behavioural risk factors for obesity in firefighters: A theoretical framework and study design. Safety and Health at Work, 2(4), 301-312. Cohen, H.  ...  The authors would like to thank Firefighters department and Civil Protection of the city of Chihuahua, México for offering raw dates to fill the IWM´s questionnaires and PROESSAT survey.  ... 
doi:10.54167/tecnociencia.v15i1.754 fatcat:sbg5mfq5xjcwbafvjhyvsz5wou

Human-Drone Interactions with Semi-Autonomous Cohorts of Collaborating Drones [article]

Jane Cleland-Huang, Ankit Agrawal
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We also thank the Firefighters of South Bend for closely collaborating on the DroneResponse project.  ...  supplies, or to support firefighters during structural fires.  ...  For example, when control is passed from a computer to a handheld device, the physical switches on the hand-held controller must be set to stable 'flightmode' positions, otherwise accidents, including  ... 
arXiv:2010.04101v1 fatcat:7gmt6xeoqfge7bbwcqehhjdxn4

Improving the Safety and the Operational Efficiency of Emergency Operators via On Field Situational Awareness

F. De Cillis, F. Inderst, F. Pascucci, R. Setola, M. Tesei, P. Bragatto
2016 Chemical Engineering Transactions  
situational awareness and personal indoor positioning.  ...  the RISING (indooR localizatIon and building maintenance using radio frequency Identification and inertial NaviGation) project that is devoted to support on field operators supplying them with a system for  ...  Acknowledgments This project is partially supported by the ERA-NET SAF€RA project, the Italian National Institute for Insurance against Accidents at Work (INAIL) and the Basque Institute for Occupational  ... 
doi:10.3303/cet1653056 doaj:9c545f8e1a054c81842fda6cdc397368 fatcat:2mpapfw4yzgrvfgpmdpqtpw2i4

Analyzing the Communication between the Public Safety Authorities and the Population in Crisis Situations

Katharina Dzubenko, Simon Nestler
2019 Mensch & Computer  
The effective and efficient use of communication technologies be-tween the public safety authorities and the population is essential for coping with crisis situations.  ...  Unfortunately, the biggest problem is that most citizens are [21] neither aware of the differences in siren tones nor feel addressed by the sirens [22] .  ...  The active person, for example a firefighter, is called the source of the message.  ... 
doi:10.18420/muc2019-ws-133-02 dblp:conf/mc/DzubenkoN19 fatcat:5bkqtnwkqfh5ldyxgc4zn4rxri

Comparative analysis of the perception of nuclear risk in two populations (expert/non-expert) in France

Sandra Perez, Christophe Den Auwer, Thierry Pourcher, Sandra Russo, Cyril Drouot, Maria Rosa Beccia, Gaelle Creff, Franck Fiorelli, Audrey Leriche, Fréderic Castagnola, Pascale Steichen, Geoges Carle (+5 others)
2020 Energy Reports  
), who are potentially influenced (for better or worse) by social media.  ...  The first group is composed of firefighters, about half of whom have attended training in radiological risks, and the other, a non-expert population, composed of students from Université Côte d'Azur (UCA  ...  The authors would like to thank Academy3 Space Environment, risk and resilience of Université Côte d'Azur for support.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egyr.2020.08.015 fatcat:v2o4ngdwrnaqvfvixwdqqnbrjm

SIDH: A Game-Based Architecture for a Training Simulator

P. Backlund, H. Engström, M. Gustavsson, M. Johannesson, M. Lebram, E. Sjörs
2009 International Journal of Computer Games Technology  
By utilizing these concepts we have constructed a training simulator for breathing apparatus entry. Game hardware and software have been used to produce the application.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the students and teachers at the Swedish Rescue Services Agency (SRSA) for their participation.  ...  Virtual Environments for Firefighter Training. The SRSA is the government authority responsible for the training of fire and rescue operatives.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2009/472672 fatcat:utswrdpfvre7jghcv3lwtc47mu

A Parametric Fire Risk Assessment Method Supporting Performance Based Approaches – Application to Health-care Facilities in Northern Italy

E. Danzi, L. Fiorentini, L. Marmo
2017 Chemical Engineering Transactions  
During the years, a number of different methodologies have been developed: for specific cases, for industrial or civil buildings, to adopt a method enforced by the local law and regulations acts, etc.  ...  The Method is named "FLAME" (Fire risk Assessment Method for Enterprises), it goes back to the fire safety fundamentals against a generalized approach to fire safety engineering based on complex and time-consuming  ...  Lately the great advances in the computational power of computer machines led to a noticeable improvement in the field of consequences assessment.  ... 
doi:10.3303/cet1757051 doaj:0bc23b8bb64a4fc3bd46ef63d6736936 fatcat:2rcngkyepbfxleggzljvq2kwce

A Scalable Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) Based Architecture for Fire Disaster Monitoring in the Developing World

Emmanuel Lule, Tonny Eddie Bulega
2015 International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security  
Hence it's highly recommended for monitoring fires in large open area settings compared to DSR that is suitable for smaller areas.  ...  Our simulations are based on ftp high priority traffic to reflect real time information transfer for analysis.  ...  Context aware computing systems: Using sirens for alerting authorities in case of an incidence for quick action. iv.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijcnis.2015.02.05 fatcat:sakrrcirovednm5ws6wtyiogee

Multilaterally Secure Ubiquitous Auditing [chapter]

Stefan G. Weber, Max Mühlhäuser
2010 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
We illustrate that, by employing carefully designed cryptographic mechanisms for selective pseudonym linkability based on efficient techniques of secure multiparty computation, it is possible to balance  ...  Tracking information of individuals is a useful input to many Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp) applications.  ...  The authors are responsible for the content of this publication.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16793-5_10 fatcat:ekwftacrgvdddhhpxoo7sk654a
« Previous Showing results 1 — 15 out of 223 results