Optimizing the arrangement of post-disaster rescue activities: An agent-based simulation approach

Shuang Chang, Manabu Ichikawa, Hiroshi Deguchi, Yasuhiro Kanatani

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This work aims to tackle the following two research questions regarding post-disaster rescues: how to optimize the rescue team dispatch based on the specialties of the team and the type of damage incurred, and how to optimize the allocation of injured patients to hospitals based on their symptoms, the rescue teams allocated, and the abilities of the hospitals to minimize fatalities. Rather than handling these two problems separately, we formulate them into an integrated system. A real-coded genetic algorithm is applied to minimize the estimated transport time in terms of distance, and the disparity between resource supply and demand. A set of scenarios is simulated and analyzed to provide insight for policy makers. Further, the simulated results can be used for future post-disaster medical assistance training.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)1202-1210
ページ数9
ジャーナルJournal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics
21
発行部数7
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2017 11 1
外部発表Yes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Artificial Intelligence

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