An Exploration of Physical-Virtual Convergence Behaviors in Crisis Situations

@article{Subba2010AnEO,
  title={An Exploration of Physical-Virtual Convergence Behaviors in Crisis Situations},
  author={Rajib Subba and Tung Bui},
  journal={2010 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
  year={2010},
  pages={1-10}
}
Convergence behavior - a spontaneous and massive movement of people, information and assets toward the disaster-struck area - was first studied by a seminal work of Fritz and Matthewson [3]. Since then, sociologists and psychologists have attempted to find ways to control this behavior, as it was perceived to be detrimental to rescue activities. In… CONTINUE READING