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Enhancing Evacuation Plans with a Situation Awareness System Based on End-User Knowledge Provision
Year:2014

Research Areas
  • Communications systems

Information
Abstract
Recent disasters have shown that having clearly defined preventive procedures and decisions is a critical component that minimizes evacuation hazards and ensures a rapid and successful evolution of evacuation plans. In this context, we present our Situation-Aware System for enhancing Evacuation Plans (SASEP) system, which allows creating end-user business rules that technically support the specific events, conditions and actions related to evacuation plans. An experimental validation was carried out where 32 people faced a simulated emergency situation, 16 of them using SASEP and the other 16 using a legacy system based on static signs. From the results obtained, we compare both techniques and discuss in which situations SASEP offers a better evacuation route option, confirming that it is highly valuable when there is a threat in the evacuation route. In addition, a study about user satisfaction using both systems is presented showing in which cases the systems are assessed as satisfactory, relevant and not frustrating.
International
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JCR
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Title
Sensors
ISBN
1424-8220
Impact factor JCR
2,048
Impact info
Volume
14
10.3390/s140611153
Journal number
From page
11153
To page
11178
Month
SIN MES
Ranking
Q1
Participants

Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Grupo de Ingeniería de Redes y Servicios Avanzados de Telecomunicación
  • Departamento: Ingeniería de Sistemas Telemáticos
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Topográfica y Cartografía