Hiroko Koumoto

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In order to achieve high-level resilience against disasters, effective utilization of previous emergency management information is necessary. The goal of this project is to establish effective utilization of emergency management information and emergency response logs that are accumulated as a fundamental dataset to learn lessons for emergencies in the(More)
This paper presents a notification system to identify earthquakes from firsthand reports published on Twitter. Tweets from target regions in Australia and New Zealand are checked for earthquake keyword frequency bursts and then processed to identify evidence of an earthquake. The benefit of our earthquake detector is that it relies on evidence of firsthand(More)
The present study examined social media activities of people in an area affected by disaster during the restoration period. The purposes of the study were to examine whether social media can substitute for the real relationships of communities, and to propose how social media can be utilized to support and restore the lives of disaster victims after a(More)
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