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Wireless Public Safety Networks 3

Applications and Uses

Edited by Daniel Câmara, French National Gendarmerie Navid Nikaein, Eurecom, France

ISBN: 9781785480539

Publication Date: March 2017   Hardback   268 pp.

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This third volume of the Wireless Public Safety Networks series explores new tendencies in the Public Safety Networks (PSNs) field, highlighting real-use cases and applications that can be used by practitioners to help victims in the case of danger.
The book explores, from the communication point of view, how teams can interact with and use new technologies and tools. These technologies can have a huge impact in the field of disaster management and greatly improve the efficiency of teams handling emergency situations.
This volume of the series covers themes as varied as emergency alert systems, the organization of aerial platforms and the use of smartphones to detect earthquakes and to help in the resolution of kidnappings.


1. Public Warning Applications: Requirements and Examples, Javier Mulero Chaves and Tomaso De Cola
2. An Innovative and Economic Management of Earthquakes: Early Warnings and Situational Awareness in Real Time, Oscar Marcelo Zambrano, Ana Maria Zambrano, Manuel Esteve and Carlos Palau
3. Community Early Warning Systems, Ana Maria Zambrano, Xavier Calderón, Sebastian Jaramillo, Oscar Marcelo Zambrano, Manuel Esteve and Carlos Palau
4. Generating Crisis Maps for Large-scale Disasters: Issues and Challenges, Partha Sarathi Paul, Krishnandu Hazra, Sujay Saha, Subrata Nandi, Sandip Chakraborty and Sajal DAS
5. Context-Aware Public Safety in a Pervasive Environment, Shivsubramani Krishnamoorthy, Prabaharan Poornachandran and Sujadevi Vijaya Gangadharan
6. Supporting New Application and Services over LTE Public Safety Networks, César Agusto García-Pérez, Almudena Díaz-Zayas, Álvaro Ríos, Pedro Merino, Kostas Katsalis and Donal Morris
7. Aerial Platforms for Public Safety Networks and Performance Optimization, Akram AL-Hourani, Sathyanarayanan Chandrasekharan, Sithamparanathan Kandeepan and Abbas Jamalipour
8. Topology Control for Drone Networks, Daniel Câmara
9. Safe and Secure Support for Public Safety Networks, Ludovic Apvrille and Letitia W. Li
10. Disaster Resilient Telematics based on Device-to-Device Communication, Panayiotis Kolios, Christos Panayiotou and Georgios Ellinas
11. ICN/DTN for Public Safety in Mobile Networks, Eryk Schiller, Eirini Kalogeiton, Torsten Braun, André Gomes, and Navid Nikaein

About the Authors

Daniel Câmara is a researcher at the Central Service of Criminal Intelligence of the French National Gendarmerie where he works with the analysis and forecasting of criminality patterns. His main research interests include wireless networks, distributed systems, quality of software and artificial intelligence algorithms.
Navid Nikaein is Assistant Professor in the mobile communication department at Eurecom in France, where he leads a research group focusing on experimental system research related to wireless systems with concrete use-cases found in broadband access, massive IoT, and public safety networks.


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