Improving Disaster Responsiveness using a Mix of Social Media and e-Government

Asanee Kawtrakul, Intiraporn Mulasastra, Hutchatai Chanlekha, Kulapramote Prathumchai, Masahiko Nagai, Sachit Rajbhandari, Vasuthep Khunthong

Abstract

Data sharing is essential for government agencies during disaster management as it requires high collaborative efforts among various organizations. Recently, social media have been increasingly used during the disasters for disseminating and receiving information to and from the public. By using social media for communications, the government can receive real-time data from the public and from organizations. The challenge lies in how to combine social media with government data, which is gathered from multiple sources, in multiple formats using multiple terminologies. This paper focuses on how to manage, integrate, and verify data acquired from multiple sources. The proposed model was designed by using frame-based data collection and ontology-based data integration, combined with the effective use of dynamic data from social media, with the aim of improving the disaster assistance.

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Kawtrakul A., Mulasastra I., Chanlekha H., Prathumchai K., Khunthong V., Nagai M. and Rajbhandari S. (2012). Improving Disaster Responsiveness using a Mix of Social Media and e-Government . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-30-3, pages 423-426. DOI: 10.5220/0004173404230426


in Bibtex Style

@conference{keod12,
author={Asanee Kawtrakul and Intiraporn Mulasastra and Hutchatai Chanlekha and Kulapramote Prathumchai and Vasuthep Khunthong and Masahiko Nagai and Sachit Rajbhandari},
title={Improving Disaster Responsiveness using a Mix of Social Media and e-Government},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={423-426},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004173404230426},
isbn={978-989-8565-30-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012)
TI - Improving Disaster Responsiveness using a Mix of Social Media and e-Government
SN - 978-989-8565-30-3
AU - Kawtrakul A.
AU - Mulasastra I.
AU - Chanlekha H.
AU - Prathumchai K.
AU - Khunthong V.
AU - Nagai M.
AU - Rajbhandari S.
PY - 2012
SP - 423
EP - 426
DO - 10.5220/0004173404230426