Using Ambient Intelligence for Disaster Management

  • Juan Carlos Augusto
  • Jun Liu
  • Liming Chen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4252)


This paper presents an architecture to help the decision-making process of disaster managers. Here we focus on a core aspect of this process which is taking decisions in the presence of conflicting options. We exemplify this problem with three simple scenarios related to diverse contexts and provide an explanation on how our system will advice in all these cases.


Sensor Network Decision Support System Disaster Management Causal Structure Causal Explanation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Carlos Augusto
    • 1
  • Jun Liu
    • 1
  • Liming Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computing and MathematicsUniversity of Ulster at JordanstownUK

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