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Decision Support for the Optimal Coordination of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disaster Relief

Rauchecker, Gerhard and Schryen, Guido (2018) Decision Support for the Optimal Coordination of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disaster Relief. In: 15th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 20.-23. Mai 2018, Rochester, NY, USA.

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When responding to natural disasters, professional relief units are often supported by many volunteers which are not affiliated to humanitarian organizations. The effective coordination of these volunteers is crucial to leverage their capabilities and to avoid conflicts with professional relief units. In this paper, we empirically identify key requirements that professional relief units pose on ...


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Item type:Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Date:May 2018
Institutions:Business, Economics and Information Systems > Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik > Professur für Wirtschaftsinformatik (Prof. Dr. Guido Schryen)
Keywords:Coordination of spontaneous volunteers, volunteer coordination system, decision support, scheduling optimization model, linear programming
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Computer science, information & general works > 004 Computer science
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:37001
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