Methodology for Assessing the Resilience of Networked Infrastructure

@article{Reed2009MethodologyFA,
  title={Methodology for Assessing the Resilience of Networked Infrastructure},
  author={D. A. Reed and Kailash C. Kapur and Richard D. Christie},
  journal={IEEE Systems Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={174-180}
}
In this paper, we outline a method to characterize the behavior of networked infrastructure for natural hazard events such as hurricanes and earthquakes. Our method includes resilience and interdependency measures. Because most urban infrastructure systems rely on electric power to function properly, we focus on the contribution of power delivery systems to post-event infrastructure recovery. We provide a brief example of our calculations using power delivery and telecommunications data… 

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