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Training for emergency response with RimSim:Response!
Author(s): Bruce D. Campbell; Konrad A. Schroder
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Paper Abstract

Since developing and promoting a Pacific Rim community emergency response simulation software platform called RimSim, the PARVAC team at the University of Washington has developed a variety of first responder agents who can participate within a response simulation. Agents implement response heuristics and communications strategies in conjunction with live players trying to develop their own heuristics and communications strategies to participate in a successful community response crisis. The effort is facilitated by shared visualization of the affected geographical extent. We present initial findings from interacting with a wide variety of mixed agent simulation sessions and make the software available for others to perform their own experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 April 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7348, Modeling and Simulation for Military Operations IV, 73480G (30 April 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.819337
Show Author Affiliations
Bruce D. Campbell, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Konrad A. Schroder, Univ. of Washington (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7348:
Modeling and Simulation for Military Operations IV
Dawn A. Trevisani, Editor(s)

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