Dynamics of Disasters - Impact, Risk, Resilience, and Solutions

Illias S. Kotsireas, Anna Nagurney,
Panos M. Pardalos, and Arsenios Tsokas, Editors


Springer Optimization and its Applications

Description: Based on the “Fourth International Conference on Dynamics of Disasters” (Kalamata, Greece, July 2019), this volume includes contributions from experts who share their latest discoveries on natural and unnatural disasters. Authors provide overviews of the tactical points involved in disaster relief, outlines of hurdles from mitigation and preparedness to response and recovery, and uses for mathematical models to describe natural and man-made disasters. Topics covered include economics, optimization, machine learning, government, management, business, humanities, engineering, medicine, mathematics, computer science, behavioral studies, emergency services, and environmental studies will engage readers from a wide variety of fields and backgrounds.





  Preface, Contents, Authors Illias S. Kotsireas, Anna Nagurney, Panos M. Pardalos, and Arsenios Tsokas, Editors
1 Drone Routing for Post-disaster Damage Assessment Birce Adsanver, Elvin Coban, Burcu Balcik
2 DEA for the Assessment of Regions’ Ability to Cope with Disasters Fuad Aleskerov, Sergey Demin
3 The Crisis Classification Component to Strengthen the Early Warning, Risk Assessment and Decision Support in Extreme Climate Events Gerasimos Antzoulatos, Anastasios Karakostas, Stefanos Vrochidis, Ioannis Kompatsiaris
4 Toward Decentralized Decision-Making for Interdependent Infrastructure Network Resilience Buket Cilali, Nafiseh Ghorbani-Renani, Kash Barker, Andrés D. González
5 Wavelets in Multi-Scale Time Series Analysis: An Application to Seismic Data Stefania Corsaro, Pasquale Luigi De Angelis, Ugo Fiore, Zelda Marino, Francesca Perla, Mariafortuna Pietroluongo
6 Effectiveness of Investments in Prevention of Geological Disasters Ugo Fiore, Zelda Marino, Francesca Perla, Mariafortuna Pietroluongo, Salvatore Scognamiglio, and Paolo Zanetti
7 Cyber Crises and Disaster Preparation in Austria: A Survey of Research Projects Bernhard Garn, Klaus Kieseberg, Dominik Schreiber, Dimitris E. Simos
8 Disaster Preparedness at the Municipality Level: A Scenario-Based Multistage Measurement Methodology Mehdi Ghazanfari, Mohammadmehdi Hakimifar, Tina Wakolbinger, Fuminori Toyasaki
9 Development of Flood Disaster Prevention Simulation Smartphone Application Using Gamification Yutaka Matsuno, Futaba Fukanuma, Shigenobu Tsuruoka
10 Natural Disasters and Their Impact on Business Units: The Greek Case John A. Mpekiaris, George D. Tsiotras
11 Perishable Food Supply Chain Networks with Labor in the Covid-19 Pandemic Anna Nagurney
12 Capacitated Human Migration Networks and Subsidization Anna Nagurney, Patrizia Daniele, Giorgia Cappello
13 Land Property Data Logging on Blockchain Ledger Stamatis Papangelou, Zinos Alexios Charalampidis
14 Universal Maximum Flow with Intermediate Storage for Evacuation Planning Urmila Pyakurel, Stephan Dempe
15 A General Framework and Control Theoretic Approach for Adaptive Interactive Learning Environments Alexander Streicher, Rainer Schönbein, Stefan Wolfgang Pickl
16 A Simulation Model for the Analysis of the Consequences of Extreme Weather Conditions to the Traffic Status of the City of Thessaloniki Greece Georgios Tsaples, Josep Maria Salanova Grau, Georgia Aifadopoulou, Panagiotis Tzenos

Last Update: March 12, 2021