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SOS - Self-Organization for Survival: Introducing fairness in emergency communication to save lives

@article{Banerjee2020SOSS,
  title={SOS - Self-Organization for Survival: Introducing fairness in emergency communication to save lives},
  author={Indushree Banerjee and Martijn Warnier and Frances M. T. Brazier and Dirk Helbing},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2006.02825}
}
  • Indushree Banerjee, Martijn Warnier, +1 author Dirk Helbing
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • ArXiv
  • Communication is crucial when disasters isolate communities of people and rescue is delayed. Such delays force citizens to be first responders and form small rescue teams. Rescue teams require reliable communication, particularly in the first 72 hours, which is challenging due to damaged infrastructure and electrical blackouts. We design a peer-to-peer communication network that meets these challenges. We introduce the concept of participatory fairness: equal communication opportunities for all… CONTINUE READING

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