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LoRaMoto: a communication system to provide safety awareness among civilians after an earthquake

Author
Roger Pueyo Centelles; Meseguer, R.; Freitag, F.; Navarro, L.; Ochoa, Sergio F.; Santos, R.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Future generation computer systems
Date of publication
2021-02
Volume
115
First page
150
Last page
170
DOI
10.1016/j.future.2020.07.040
Project funding
Community Networks and Clouds
Computer Networks and Distributed Networks
Decentralised computing and networking systems with distributed resources
Marco de asignación de recursos holístico y fundacional para servicios edge computing optimizados y con alto impacto
Procesamiento de flujo distribuido en sistemas de niebla y borde mediante computación transprecisa
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/330128 Open in new window
https://dsg.ac.upc.edu/sites/default/files/dsg/FGCS_LoRaMoto.pdf Open in new window
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167739X20306063 Open in new window
Abstract
Civilians in areas hit by earthquakes become in particular concerned about the safety of family and friends. However, outages in communications networks following these events limit their capacity to get information. So, people drive their cars to check on their loved ones, risking their own lives and hindering the activities of first response organizations. This article proposes LoRaMoto, a communications system that allows civilians to exchange information about their status with others withou...
Citation
Roger Pueyo Centelles [et al.]. LoRaMoto: a communication system to provide safety awareness among civilians after an earthquake. "Future generation computer systems", Febrer 2021, vol. 115, p. 150-170.
Keywords
Awareness dissemination, Communications system, Distributed computing, Emergency response system, First response for civilians
Group of research
CNDS - Computer Networks and Distributed Systems

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