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[–]ConferenceQA 0 points1 point ago

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Q: (MSR) What is the mode of the message going out? Broadcast or something else. What is the way to let message reach everyone?

A: We are using Wi-Fi.

Q: What is the form of message, voice, text, …

A: We are using a data structure capturing situations including patient information, how critical the situation is, etc. This can be viewed as a distributed database.

Q: What is the latency?

A: Responders can respond using mobile phones and use RFID to tag the patient. The user interface is easy to understand. On average, it takes around 20 seconds to input data

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Q: (Stefan Saroiu, MSR) What effects does fire have on the propagation of Wi-Fi signals?

A: Dartmouth has done this experiment with Wi-Fi adhoc network using motes in fire. Details can be found in that paper.

[–]dfkotz 0 points1 point ago

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Regarding the second Q&A comment, I checked with the Dartmouth authors of the fire experiments. They wrote:

The first two papers are from the Pittsburgh experiments, the third is a search and rescue paper we did based on experiments at an Air Force base:

http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.15.8377 https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1038147 http://www.citeulike.org/user/abitaf/article/7908878