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20541 Emergency Message Dissemination System for Smartphones During Natural Disasters
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Wu, Xian and Mazurowski, M. and Chen, Zhen and Meratnia, N. (2011) Emergency Message Dissemination System for Smartphones During Natural Disasters. In: Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on ITS Telecommunications, 23-25 August, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. pp. 258-263. IEEE . ISBN 978-1-61284-668-2

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITST.2011.6060064

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Abstract

This paper revolves around the concept of utilizing
the modern smartphone communication capabilities to transmit
messages through an ad hoc network during a disaster, which
renders the traditional cellular base station inaccessible. Due to
dynamic and decentralized nature of the considered environment,
epidemic algorithms present themselves as a suitable option
for message dissemination. We consider a specific scenario and
propose a modified epidemic routing protocol that could be useful
during natural disasters. We develop a simulation tool using
MATLAB to evaluate the influence of various factors on the
performance and cost of our modified epidemic routing protocol
in case of an emergency.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Paper (Full Paper, Talk)
Research Group:EWI-PS: Pervasive Systems
Research Program:CTIT-WiSe: Wireless and Sensor Systems
Research Project:COMMIT/SENSA: Sensor Networks for Public Safety
ID Code:20541
Status:Published
Deposited On:14 November 2011
Refereed:Yes
International:Yes
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