COSMOA an ontology-centric multi-agent system for co-ordinating medical responses to large-scale disasters

  title={COSMOA an ontology-centric multi-agent system for co-ordinating medical responses to large-scale disasters},
  author={Peter Bloodsworth and Sue Greenwood},
  journal={AI Commun.},
In recent years planning for large-scale disasters has become increasingly important. The advent of global terrorism has added a further impetus to such preparations particularly in the planning of the provision of emergency medical services. Whilst joint emergency service training exercises and pre-planning have improved the situation it is clear that further progress can be made. An emergency plan, made in advance will be rigid, by its very nature and may not take into account the current… CONTINUE READING
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