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Decision-Support System for Safety and Security Assessment and Management in Smart Cities.

González-Villa, J., Cuesta, A., Spagnolo, M., Zanotti, M., Summers, L., Elms, A., Dhaya, A., Jedlička, K., Martolos, J. and Cetinkaya, D., 2021. Decision-Support System for Safety and Security Assessment and Management in Smart Cities. In: ICIAP 2021: International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing: Human Behaviour Analysis for Smart City Environment Safety (HBAxSCES), 23-27 May 2021, Lecce, Italy, 1-12.

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Counter-terrorism and its preventive and response actions are crucial factors in security planning and protection of mass events, soft targets and critical infrastructures in urban environments. This paper presents a comprehensive Decision Support System developed under the umbrella of the S4AllCitites project, that can be integrated with legacy systems deployed in the Smart Cities. The system includes urban pedestrian and vehicular evacuation, considering ad-hoc predictive models of the evolution of incendiary and mass shooting attacks in conjunction with a probabilistic model for threat assessment in case of improvised explosive devices. The main objective of the system is to provide decision support to public or private security operators in the planning and real time phases in the prevention or intervention against a possible attack, providing information on evacuation strategies, the probability or expected impact of terrorist threats and the state of the traffic network in normal or unusual conditions allowing the emergency to be managed throughout its evolution.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Funded by S4AllCities: Smart Spaces Safety and Security for All Cities
Uncontrolled Keywords:Security and Safety; Evacuation; Terrorism; Threats; Fire and Smoke; Traffic; Simulation; Decision Support System
Group:Faculty of Science & Technology
ID Code:37093
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:24 Jun 2022 12:36
Last Modified:24 Jun 2022 12:36


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