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Enhancing Robustness of First Responder Communication in Urban Environments

Panitzek, Kamill and Schweizer, Immanuel and Bönning, Tobias and Seipel, Gero and Schulz, Axel and Mühlhäuser, Max (2012):
Enhancing Robustness of First Responder Communication in Urban Environments.
In: Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2012), Vancouver, Canada, [Conference or Workshop Item]

Abstract

Communication is crucial for first responders. Crisis management is nearly impossible without good means of communication. Unfortunately the communication technology used by first responders today does not scale well. Also most of the given infrastructure, such as cell towers, might be destroyed. In recent research ad-hoc and peer-to-peer based communication has been proposed to solve the problem of resilient communication. Most mobile devices are equipped with wireless transceivers that make them suitable to participate in ad-hoc networks. But node density might be too small for a connected topology. In this paper we, therefore, discuss the implications of an emergency switch for private wireless routers allowing them to transition to an emergency mode to create a supportive wireless mesh network. To analyze if such a network would result in a resilient topology real data from wireless routers in a city is gathered. We calculate the locations of private and public routers from GPS traces and compare the resulting networks with each other.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Erschienen: 2012
Creators: Panitzek, Kamill and Schweizer, Immanuel and Bönning, Tobias and Seipel, Gero and Schulz, Axel and Mühlhäuser, Max
Title: Enhancing Robustness of First Responder Communication in Urban Environments
Language: German
Abstract:

Communication is crucial for first responders. Crisis management is nearly impossible without good means of communication. Unfortunately the communication technology used by first responders today does not scale well. Also most of the given infrastructure, such as cell towers, might be destroyed. In recent research ad-hoc and peer-to-peer based communication has been proposed to solve the problem of resilient communication. Most mobile devices are equipped with wireless transceivers that make them suitable to participate in ad-hoc networks. But node density might be too small for a connected topology. In this paper we, therefore, discuss the implications of an emergency switch for private wireless routers allowing them to transition to an emergency mode to create a supportive wireless mesh network. To analyze if such a network would result in a resilient topology real data from wireless routers in a city is gathered. We calculate the locations of private and public routers from GPS traces and compare the resulting networks with each other.

Title of Book: Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2012)
Uncontrolled Keywords: - SCS (Smart Civil Security);- P2P: QuaP2P (jointly with SCS);Wireless Mesh Network, Urban Area, Private Wireless Routers, First Response, Resiliency, Analysis
Divisions: 20 Department of Computer Science > Telecooperation
20 Department of Computer Science
Event Location: Vancouver, Canada
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2016 12:59
Identification Number: TUD-CS-2012-0066
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