Data Dissemination in Public Safety Networks

Panayiotis Kolios, Andreas Pitsillides, Osnat Mokryn, Katerina Papdaki

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Improved situational awareness and public reassurance during the preparedness and response phase of a disaster enable timely and accurate actions that result in decreasing the disaster's impact and, ultimately, safeguarding human lives. Evidently, efficient and effective data dissemination plays a decisive role in this process since it maintains the links between the various stakeholders. Collected data can help to build a better picture of the situation at hand, while data distributed to individuals can reassure them of the measures taken to alleviate the risks.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWireless Public Safety Networks 2
Subtitle of host publicationA Systematic Approach
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages27
ISBN (Electronic)9780081010693
ISBN (Print)9781785480522
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jun 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • HelpNet mesh
  • Internet
  • Land mobile radio technologies
  • Local and social mesh
  • Mass media
  • Mobile cellular technologies
  • Overlay mesh
  • ProximAid system
  • Public warning systems
  • Telephone networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


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