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Elenco Pubblicazioni - Publications (1022)

Abstract - Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes and floods, are just some of the devastating events that may have catastrophic consequences on wide geographical areas. A quick and targeted response to emergencies greatly contributes…
Social sensing is based on the idea that communities or groups of people can provide sets of information similar to that which is obtainable from sensor networks. Emergency management and situation awareness are candidate fields…
Abstract — Social Media are nowadays one of the most used channel for communicating with other people, continuously overwhelmed by a huge quantity of User Generated Content, including text, images and videos. A peculiar aspect…
Social media have become a primary communication channel among people and are continuously overwhelmed by huge volumes of User Generated Content. This is especially true in the aftermath of unpredictable disasters, when users report facts,…
Recent disasters demonstrated the central role of social media during emergencies thus motivating the exploitation of such data for crisis mapping. We propose a crisis mapping system that addresses limitations of current state-of-the-art approaches by…