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Aerial Base Station Deployment For Post-Disaster Public Safety Applications, Jose Antonio Matamoros Vargas Apr 2019

Aerial Base Station Deployment For Post-Disaster Public Safety Applications, Jose Antonio Matamoros Vargas

Theses, Dissertations, and Student Research from Electrical & Computer Engineering

Earthquakes and floods are constant threats to most of the countries in the world. After such catastrophes, a rapid response is needed, which includes communications not only for first responders but also for local civilians. Even though there are technologies and specialized personnel for rapid deployment, it is common that external factors will hinder the arrival of help while communication requirements are urgently required. Such communication technologies would aid tasks regarding organization and information dissemination from authorities to the civilians and vice-versa. This necessity is due to protocols and applications to allocate the number of emergency resources per location and ...