Apurv Hirsh Shekhar

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Given maps of an evacuee population, shelter destinations and a transportation network, the goal of intelligent shelter allotment (ISA) is to assign routes, exits and shelters to evacuees for quick and safe evacuation. ISA is societally important due to emergency planning and response applications in context of hazards such as floods, terrorism, fire, etc.(More)
Intelligent shelter allotment faces challenges related to movement conflicts and transportation network choke points. A novel approach based on the idea of spatial anomaly avoidance provides faster evacuation. separation of evacuation zones that's preferred by emergency managers to ensure smooth crowd movement. ISA can help in emergency planning and(More)
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