Data Science for Emergency Management


Monday, Dec. 11 (1:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

Room: Helicon Room - 7th Fl





1:30 pm – 2:15 pm


1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Social Media and Digital Volunteering in Disaster Management

Carlos Castillo

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Paper Presentation Session: Social media and unstructured data for emergency management – part I

2:15 pm – 2:35 pm

The Role of Unstructured Data in Real-Time Disaster-related Social Media Monitoring

Francesco Tarasconi, Michela Farina, Alessio Bosca, and Antonio Mazzei

2:35 pm – 2:55 pm

A Language-agnostic Approach to Exact Informative Tweets during Emergency Situations

Jacopo Longhini, Claudio Rossi, Claudio Casetti, and Federico Angaramo

2:55 pm – 3:10 pm

All in a twitter: self-tuning strategies for a deeper understanding of a crisis tweet collection

Evelina Di Corso, Francesco Ventura, and Tania Cerquitelli

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm

A Comparison of Classification Models for Natural Disaster and Critical Event Detection from News

Tim Nugent, Fabio Petroni, Natraj Raman, Lucas Carstens, and Jochen L. Leidner

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm

Coffee Break

3:50 pm – 4:05 pm

Paper Presentation Session: Social media and unstructured data for emergency management – part II

3:50 pm – 4:05 pm

Analyzing spatial data from Twitter during a disaster

Luca Venturini and Evelina Di Corso

4:05 pm – 4:40 pm

Paper Presentation Session: Crowdsourcing and user feedback

4:05 pm – 4:25 pm

Summarization of emergency news articles driven by relevance feedback

Luca Cagliero

4:25 pm – 4:40 pm

Gamified Crowdsourcing for Disaster Risk Management

Antonella Frisiello, Quynh Nhu Nguyen, Claudio Rossi, and Fabrizio Dominici

4:40 pm – 5:30 pm

Paper Presentation Session: Forecasting, monitoring and decision support systems

4:40 pm – 5:00 pm

Coupling Early Warning Services, Crowdsourcing, and Modelling for Improved Decision Support and Wildfire Emergency Management

Conrad Bielski, Victoria O'Brien, Ceri Whitmore, Kaisa Ylinen, Ilkka Juga, Pertti Nurmi, Juha Kilpinen, Ignasi Porras, Josep Maria Sole, Pedro Gamez, Maria Navarro, Azra Alikadic, Andrea Gobbi, Cesare Furlanello, Gunter Zeug, M. Weirather, Jesus Martinez, Raquel Yuste, S Castro, Victoria Moreno, Tonny Vellin, and Claudio Rossi

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

A Heat Wave Forecast System for Europe

Andrea Gobbi, Azra Alikadic, Cesare Furlanello, Ylinen Kaisa, and Federico Angaramo

5:15 pm – 5:30 pm

River segmentation for flood monitoring

Laura Lopez-Fuentes, Claudio Rossi, and Harald Skinnemoen

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Paper Presentation Session: Resource allocation and crowd control during emergencies

5:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Optimal Geospatial Volunteer Allocation Needs Realistic Distances

Jasmin Pielorz, Matthias Prandtstetter, Markus Straub, and Christoph H. Lampert

5:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Crowd Control and Evacuation Guidance Based on Simulations

Tomoichi Takahashi and Katsuki Ichinose



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