Supercomputing and Computation


TRACS: The Resiliency Analysis & Coordination System

Problem Statement:

  • Critical Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Recovery data resides in multiple domains
  • Growing HA/DR information in social media
  • Disaster response requires real-time access to common community information

Technical Approach:

  • Apply Web 2.0 and social media technologies for sharing heterogeneous data across organizations
  • Allow mapping of data to one or more assessment frameworks to track progress towards stated goals

Advantage over state-of-the-art:

  • TRACS contextualizes social media, crisis mapping, and network analysis data within one or more common societal models
  • Provides visualization and intuitive displays to support pre- and post-event analysis



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