Wireless mesh networks for public safety and crisis management applications

Portmann, Marius and Pirzada, Asad Amir (2008) Wireless mesh networks for public safety and crisis management applications. IEEE Internet Computing, 12 1: 18-25. doi:10.1109/MIC.2008.25

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Author Portmann, Marius
Pirzada, Asad Amir
Title Wireless mesh networks for public safety and crisis management applications
Journal name IEEE Internet Computing   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1089-7801
1941-0131
Publication date 2008-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1109/MIC.2008.25
Volume 12
Issue 1
Start page 18
End page 25
Total pages 8
Place of publication Piscataway, NJ, United States
Publisher IEEE
Language eng
Abstract Wireless mesh networks (WMNs) are multihop wireless networks with self-healing and self-configuring capabilities. These features, plus the ability to provide wireless broadband connectivity at a comparatively low cost, make WMNs a promising technology for a wide range of applications. While discussing the suitability of WMN technology for public safety and crisis management communication, this article highlights its strengths and limitations and points to current and future research in this context.
Keyword Broadband networks
Public risks
Risk management
Technology
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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