Emergency Response Optimization for Major Hazard Industrial Sites
This paper presents a methodology for the optimization of the response to an emergency situation around an installation processing a hazardous substance with the potential of creating a major accident. The methodology takes into consideration multiple criteria in evaluating a given emergency response policy. Furthermore, uncertainty characterizing the circumstances and the information under which the relevant decisions are to be made are also taken into account. A Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm was developed for the determination of the efficient set of solutions to the problem.
KeywordsEmergency Response Efficient Frontier Decision Space Quantitative Risk Assessment Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm
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