Bringing movable and deployable networks to disaster areas: development and field test of MDRU

@article{Sakano2016BringingMA,
  title={Bringing movable and deployable networks to disaster areas: development and field test of MDRU},
  author={Toshikazu Sakano and Satoshi Kotabe and Tetsuro Komukai and Tomoaki Kumagai and Yoshitaka Shimizu and Atsushi Takahara and Thuan Ngo and Zubair Md. Fadlullah and Hiroki Nishiyama and Nei Kato},
  journal={IEEE Network},
  year={2016},
  volume={30},
  pages={86-91}
}
Communication demand is paramount for disaster-affected people to confirm safety, seek help, and gather evacuation information. However, the communication infrastructure is likely to be crippled due to a natural disaster, which makes disaster response excruciatingly difficult. Although traditional approaches can partially fulfill the most important requirements from the user perspective, including prompt deployment, high capacity, large coverage, useful disaster-time application, and carrier… CONTINUE READING
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