i-Protect: An open source emergency management framework
AuthorNef, M. A.; Filippopoulos, I.; Voumvourakis, E.; Aggelis, A.; Perlepes, L.; Stamoulis, G.; Kikiras, P.
Emergency management is an essential capability in modern society. As disasters can happen at any time and can differ from each other considerably, it is necessary to develop a supple framework which can comply with each situation. The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the i-Protect Emergency Management Framework and analyze in details each of its components. As a proof of concept, we also present two case studies: an urban chemical explosion and a wildland fire simulation engine. © 2011 IEEE.