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Project rescue: challenges in responding to the unexpected
Author(s): Sharad Mehrotra; C. T. Butts; D. Kalashnikov; Nalini Venkatasubramanian; Ramesh R. Rao; G. Chockalingam; R. Eguchi; B. J. Adams; C. Huyck
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Paper Abstract

This paper provides an overview of Project RESCUE, which aims to enhance the mitigation capabilities of first responders in the event of a crisis by dramatically transforming their ability to collect, store, analyze, interpret, share and disseminate data. The multidisciplinary research agenda incorporates a variety of information technologies: networks; distributed systems; databases; image and video processing; and machine learning, together with subjective information obtained through social science. While the IT challenges focus on systems and algorithms to get the right information to the right person at the right time, social science provides the right context. Besides providing an overview of the nature of RESCUE research activities the paper highlights challenges of particular interest to the internet imaging community.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2003
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 5304, Internet Imaging V, (15 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.537805
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Sharad Mehrotra, Univ. of California/Irvine (United States)
C. T. Butts, Univ. of California/Irvine (United States)
D. Kalashnikov, Univ. of California/Irvine (United States)
Nalini Venkatasubramanian, Univ. of California/Irvine (United States)
Ramesh R. Rao, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
G. Chockalingam, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
R. Eguchi, ImageCat, Inc. (United States)
B. J. Adams, ImageCat, Inc. (United States)
C. Huyck, ImageCat, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5304:
Internet Imaging V
Simone Santini; Raimondo Schettini, Editor(s)

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