IBSC System for Victims Management in Emergency Scenarios

Alexandra Rivero-García, Iván Santos-González, Candelaria Hernández-Goya, Pino Caballero-Gil


This work describes an optimized system designed to help the greatest number of injured people in emergency situations, using the shortest possible time and cost. It is composed of a mobile application (assigned to medical staff and helpers), a web service and Near Field Communication wristbands assigned to victims. The mobile application is devoted to providing medical staff with the geolocation of victims as well as with an assistant indicating the best route to follow in order to take care of them based on the severity of their conditions and based on a triage method. Resolution of the routes is solved based on a classical problem, a Travelling Salesman Problem, using a k-parition algorithm to divide the huge number of victims in different clusters. Thus, each doctor has a specific area to assist victims. Besides, doctors can use a functionality of the application to contact their peers through a video call when additional help is needed. The proposal combines an keyed-Hash Message Authentication Code scheme to protect Near Field Communication tags and an IDentity-Based Cryptosystem to the wireless communication. Specifically an IDentity-Based Signcryption is used for communication confidentiality, authenticity and integrity, both among peers, and between server and medical staff.


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Paper Citation

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Rivero-García A., Santos-González I., Hernández-Goya C. and Caballero-Gil P. (2017). IBSC System for Victims Management in Emergency Scenarios . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security - Volume 1: IoTBDS, ISBN 978-989-758-245-5, pages 276-283. DOI: 10.5220/0006298702760283

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author={Alexandra Rivero-García and Iván Santos-González and Candelaria Hernández-Goya and Pino Caballero-Gil},
title={IBSC System for Victims Management in Emergency Scenarios},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security - Volume 1: IoTBDS,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security - Volume 1: IoTBDS,
TI - IBSC System for Victims Management in Emergency Scenarios
SN - 978-989-758-245-5
AU - Rivero-García A.
AU - Santos-González I.
AU - Hernández-Goya C.
AU - Caballero-Gil P.
PY - 2017
SP - 276
EP - 283
DO - 10.5220/0006298702760283