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Bharosa, N. (author)
During daily operations, relief agencies such as police, fire brigade and medical services manage information in accordance with their respective processes and organization structure. When disaster strikes, the ad-hoc combinations of such hierarchy based information systems fail to assure high information quality (IQ) and system quality (SQ) for...
doctoral thesis 2011
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De Rooij, J.P.G. (author)
The aim of this dissertation was to study the little examined, yet important issue of leadership for distributed teams. Distributed teams are defined as: “teams of which members are geographically distributed and are therefore working predominantly via mediated communication means on an interdependent task and in realizing a joint goal” (adapted...
doctoral thesis 2009
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van de Walle, B.A. (author), Brugghemans, Bert (author), Comes, M. (author)
In responding to an emergency, the actions of emergency response teams critically depend upon the situation awareness the team members have acquired. Situation awareness, and the design of systems to support it, has been a focus in recent emergency management research. In this paper, we introduce two interventions to the core processes of...
journal article 2016
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Ter Mors, A.W. (author), Yadati, C. (author), Witteveen, C. (author), Zhang, Y. (author)
We consider a multi-agent planning problem as a set of activities that has to be planned by several autonomous agents. In general, due to the possible dependencies between the agents’ activities or interactions during execution of those activities, allowing agents to plan individually may lead to a very inefficient or even infeasible solution to...
journal article 2009
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Bharosa, N. (author), Lee, J. (author), Janssen, M. (author)
Although various scholars have researched issues regarding disaster management, few have studied the sharing and coordinating of information during disasters. Not much empirical data is available in this field and there is sparse insight into the factors that may impede or facilitate information sharing and coordination among stakeholders. In...
journal article 2009
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Janssen, M. (author), Lee, J. (author), Bharosa, N. (author), Cresswell, A. (author)
Multi-agency disaster management requires collaboration among geographically distributed public and private organizations to enable a rapid and effective response to an unexpected event. Many disaster management systems often lack the capability to cope with the complexity and uncertainty. In this introduction to the special issues on advances...
journal article 2009
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Bouarfa, S. (author), Blom, H.A.P. (author)
Each day, airlines face disturbances that disrupt their carefully planned operations. Events like adverse weather conditions, sick crew members, or damaged aircraft often result in delays in the airline's schedule. An airline recovers from such disruptions through the role played by its Airline Operations Control (AOC). A Multi-Agent System ...
journal article 2018
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