Authors: Shohei Taga 1 ; Tomofumi Matsuzawa 1 ; Munehiro Takimoto 1 and Yasushi Kambayashi 2

Affiliations: 1 Department of Information Sciences, Tokyo University of Science, 2641 Yamazaki, Noda 278-8510 and Japan ; 2 Department of Computer and Information Engineering, Nippon Institute of Technology, 4-1 Gakuendai, Miyashiro-machi, Minamisaitama-gun, Saitama 345-8510 and Japan

ISBN: 978-989-758-350-6

Keyword(s): Mobile Ad Hoc Network, Mobile Agent, Multi Agent, Contingency Plan, Risk Management.

Abstract: In this paper, we propose an extension of an evacuation support system that we have previously proposed (Taga, 2018). The system suggests evacuation routes in cases of disasters. We have confirmed the usefulness of the system. When a disaster occurs, we anticipate that the current popular wireless communication based on the Internet may not be very reliable. In order to accommodate such a problem, our proposed system employs multiple mobile agents and static agents on smartphones that use a mobile ad hoc network (MANET). The proposed system collects information by mobile agents as well as diffuses information by mobile agents so that the system provides an optimal evacuation route for each user in a dynamically changing disaster environment. In simulations, our system successfully guides evacuation users to safe areas. The system, however, does not consider the altitude of the evacuation routes. Therefore, the system may not be very useful in cases of flood. When a tsunami or a flood tide occurs, low altitude location may be under water. Therefore, evacuees need to move along high altitude routes. In this paper, we also take account of the altitude information for constructing evacuation routes. (More)

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Paper citation in several formats:
Taga, S.; Matsuzawa, T.; Takimoto, M. and Kambayashi, Y. (2019). Multi-Agent Base Evacuation Support System Considering Altitude.In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: HAMT, ISBN 978-989-758-350-6, pages 299-306. DOI: 10.5220/0007693302990306

author={Shohei Taga. and Tomofumi Matsuzawa. and Munehiro Takimoto. and Yasushi Kambayashi.},
title={Multi-Agent Base Evacuation Support System Considering Altitude},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: HAMT,},


JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: HAMT,
TI - Multi-Agent Base Evacuation Support System Considering Altitude
SN - 978-989-758-350-6
AU - Taga, S.
AU - Matsuzawa, T.
AU - Takimoto, M.
AU - Kambayashi, Y.
PY - 2019
SP - 299
EP - 306
DO - 10.5220/0007693302990306

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