Mobile Response: Second International Workshop on Mobile Information Technology for Emergency Responce 2008, Bonn, G by Jobst LöfflerMobile Response: Second International Workshop on Mobile Information Technology for Emergency Responce 2008, Bonn, G by Jobst Löffler

Mobile Response: Second International Workshop on Mobile Information Technology for Emergency…

byJobst LöfflerEditorMarkus Klann

Paperback | February 13, 2009

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Mobile Response 2008, the Second International Workshop on Mobile Infor- tion Technology for Emergency Response, aimed at a focussed exchange on how mobile information technology can be e?ectively used to the bene?t of em- gency response. The gap between the great potential bene?t that usable mobile IT could yield in the domain of emergency response and the speci?c design challenges for such technologies in this particularly unforgiving domain was the foundation of our decision to create a venue for researchers and practitioners from di?erent disciplines. During this year's workshopthe latest approachesand technical solutions in the area of mobile information technology for emergency response planning and execution were presented and demonstrated. We invited participation from research, industry and public rescue orga- zations to enable an in-depth discussion of the opportunities and drawbacks of new digital technologies for emergency response. The call for papers for the second Mobile Response workshop attracted over 25 submissions from 11 d- ferent countries, including international submissions from the USA, Brazil and Japan.AninternationalProgramCommitteewithexpertsonmobileinformation technology, emergency response and emergency response equipment selected 12 submissions for presentation during the workshop. The program was completed by two outstanding keynote presentations and one invited presentation on p- vailing topics of high interest to the scienti?c and practitioner communities.
Title:Mobile Response: Second International Workshop on Mobile Information Technology for Emergency…Format:PaperbackDimensions:159 pagesPublished:February 13, 2009Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Keynote Presentations.- Complexity, Structured Chaos and the Importance of Information Management for Mobile Computing in the UK Floods of 2007.- Humanitarian Information Management and Systems.- Emergency Alerting Systems and Indoor Navigation.- A Mobile RFID-Based System for Supporting Evacuation of Buildings.- Improving Participation, Accessibility and Compliance for Campus-Wide Mobile Emergency Alerting Systems.- Tactical Navigation Support for Firefighters: The LifeNet Ad-Hoc Sensor-Network and Wearable System.- Spatial and Visual Information for Site Exploration.- Improving the Communication of Spatial Information in Crisis Response by Combining Paper Maps and Mobile Devices.- Three-Way Pinpointing of Emergency Call from RFID-Reader-Equipped Cellular Phone.- Capturing and Processing of 360° Panoramic Images for Emergency Site Exploration.- Collaboration and Information Management.- Context Dependant Mobile Interfaces for Collaboration in Extreme Environment.- Supporting Unstructured Activities in Crisis Management: A Collaboration Model and Prototype to Improve Situation Awareness.- Ontology-Based Rescue Operation Management.- Critical Lessons Learned: Evaluation of Commercial Mobile Incident Support Systems.- Communication and Security Concepts.- TwiddleNet: Smartphones as Personal Content Servers for First Responders.- Secure and Reliable Communication Infrastructure for a Distributed IT-Federation.- Anonymity and Application Privacy in Context of Mobile Computing in eHealth.