Information processing technology for emergency management

  title={Information processing technology for emergency management},
  author={Robert E. Kahn},
  journal={Inf. Soc.},
Several information processing technologies which are capable of augmenting human performance in handling a range of emergency situations are featured in this discussion. Among the more sophisticated systems which have proven useful in enhancing information collection, transmission, and selective processing are packet radio networks, expert planning systems, multiple-satellite technology, and such related emerging developments as internetting and machine intelligence. 4 references. 

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