Title

Information technology requirements for intelligent evacuation systems

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2009

Publication Title

World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research

Volume

2

Issue

2/3

First page number:

127

Last page number:

144

Abstract

In this paper we discuss the new concept of Intelligent Evacuation System (IES). This new technology will make a major change in evacuation strategies. Control, communication and computing technologies will be combined into IES system that can increase crowd safety and management without changing the physical structure of the facility. This paper outlines the key features of small and large area IES and shows how core crowd decisions are improved. We also propose a basic IES control system architecture and discuss the information technology issues related to its implementation.

Keywords

Buildings—Evacuation; Crowd control; Emergency management; Intelligent control systems

Disciplines

Applied Mathematics | Controls and Control Theory | Electrical and Computer Engineering | Risk Analysis | Systems and Communications

Language

English

Permissions

Use Find in Your Library, contact the author, or use interlibrary loan to garner a copy of the article. Publisher copyright policy allows author to archive post-print (author’s final manuscript). When post-print is available or publisher policy changes, the article will be deposited

Identifier

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/WRITR.2009.023303

Publisher Citation

Kachroo, Pushkin, Sabiha A. Wadoo, Sadeq J. Al-nasur, Apoorva R. Shende, M. P. Singh, and Kaan Ozbay. "Information technology requirements for intelligent evacuation systems." World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research 2, no. 2 (2009): 127-144.

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