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Provenance of Decisions in Emergency Response Environments

Naja, Iman, Moreau, Luc and Rogers, Alex (2010) Provenance of Decisions in Emergency Response Environments At International Provenance and Annotation Workshop 2010, United States.

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Mitigating the devastating ramifications of major disasters requires emergency workers to respond in a maximally efficient way. Information systems can improve their efficiency by organizing their efforts and automating many of their decisions. However, absence of documenting how decisions were made by the system prevents decisions from being reviewed to check the reasons for their making or their compliance with policies. We apply the concept of provenance to decision making in emergency response situations and use the Open Provenance Model to express provenance produced in RoboCup Rescue Simulation. We produce provenance DAGs using a novel OPM profile that conceptualizes decisions in the context of emergency response. Finally, we traverse the OPM DAGs to answer some provenance questions about those decisions.

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Accepted/In Press date: June 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: June, 15th 2010
Venue - Dates: International Provenance and Annotation Workshop 2010, United States, 2010-06-15
Keywords: provenance, intelligent agents
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Agents, Interactions & Complexity


Local EPrints ID: 271440
PURE UUID: fd72b15a-fdbc-4986-896f-dd54497c0407
ORCID for Iman Naja: ORCID iD
ORCID for Luc Moreau: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 24 Jul 2010 11:02
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:42

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