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Information Sharing and Coordination in Collaborative Flood Warning and Response Systems. / Nespeca, Vittorio; Comes, Tina; Alfonso, Leonardo.

Proceedings of 27th international conference on information systems development (ISD2018). Association for Information Systems, 2018.

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Nespeca, V, Comes, T & Alfonso, L 2018, Information Sharing and Coordination in Collaborative Flood Warning and Response Systems. in Proceedings of 27th international conference on information systems development (ISD2018). Association for Information Systems, 27th international conference on information systems development , Lund, Sweden, 22/08/18.

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Nespeca, V., Comes, T., & Alfonso, L. (2018). Information Sharing and Coordination in Collaborative Flood Warning and Response Systems. In Proceedings of 27th international conference on information systems development (ISD2018) Association for Information Systems.

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Nespeca V, Comes T, Alfonso L. Information Sharing and Coordination in Collaborative Flood Warning and Response Systems. In Proceedings of 27th international conference on information systems development (ISD2018). Association for Information Systems. 2018

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Nespeca, Vittorio ; Comes, Tina ; Alfonso, Leonardo. / Information Sharing and Coordination in Collaborative Flood Warning and Response Systems. Proceedings of 27th international conference on information systems development (ISD2018). Association for Information Systems, 2018.

BibTeX

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title = "Information Sharing and Coordination in Collaborative Flood Warning and Response Systems",
abstract = "The introduction of new information and communication technologies enables communities to share information and self-organize in the response to disasters. Crowd-sourcing approaches enable professional authorities to capture information from the ground in real-time. However, there is a gap between the professional and community-driven response: locally emergent initiatives may lack the overview needed for efficient coordination, while decisions taken by professionals may not consider the actual situation on the ground.We study this information sharing and coordination gap through the lens of urban flood early warning and response systems. Based on a literature review combining academic articles as well as guidelines and reports from practice, we derive design principles for these systems. Considering the case study of Accra, specific requirements are individuated. The design principles are then used to address the requirements, resulting in a set of functionalities for a collaborative flood warning and response system. These functionalities provide the basis for further development and evaluation.",
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