D4.2 provides an updated Semantic Data Model and a sophisticated ontology that models and processesses emergency related information semantically. Another update is handed in with D4.4 that provides unique information mining techniques transforming high quantity low quality data into high quality low quantity Information. For further information check the summaries provided in the Publication section of our web presence.
This document gives an updated description of the “requirements engineering methodology” applied in EmerGent. The document also presents second version of user requirements for including social media in the emergency management for both ES and citizens. Further information are available in the summary of the Deliverable.
The “Vereinigung für Gefahrstoff- und Brandschutzforschung“ (VGBF) is an association dedicated to research dangerous material and fire prevention in Salzburg, Austria. During this year’s annual conference, the use of geographical information systems (GIS) was presented and how social media can be a potential addition to them. The resulting synergy effects were presented during the conference. The EmerGent project and latest results of the research about the utility of social media for the emergency services were also presented. In addition, the representatives of the project participated and helped to form a workshop about the use of social media for the civil hazard prevention.
In this deliverable a concept is established regarding validation and verification in EmerGent. Main findings can be found in the summary listed in the Publications part of our website.
The EU Project Review Meeting took place on Wednesday, 16th of December 2015 in Brussels and was very successful. All results of the first 18 months were presented and evaluated. EmerGent received valuable and helpful feedback and is allowed to continue with the 2nd period.
The End-User-Advisory Board has met on the 18th November in Vienna, Austria in order to discuss the current scientific and technical status of EmerGent.
The CAP implementation workshop is the most important event for organisations that worldwide make use (or plan to use) of the OASIS CAP protocol. This year event was held in Rome at the Istituto Superiore Anticendi of the Italian Fire corps. In the framework of the presentation jointly made by IES Solutions and the Civil Protection of Sicily Region, EMERGENT has been introduced as a project that, dealing with social media, delivers CAP messages in PSAP control rooms.
You may see the recording of the presentation here.
Therese Friberg and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Koch gave an interview in German about our survey results and how emergency services can be supported by social media.
For further information please check: http://www.euranetplus.de/2015/08/24/rettungskraefte-koennten-bald-von-social-media-profitieren/
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