Alessandro Zanasi and Fabio Ruini’s co-authored scientific article on the use of social media for crisis management presented at FUSION 2017 in Xi’An, China
A scientific article co-authored by Zanasi & Partners’ CEO Alessandro Zanasi and Fabio Ruini, titled “Using Social Media in Crisis Management. SOTERIA Fusion Center for Managing Information Gaps” has been presented at FUSION 2017, 20th edition of the International Conference on Information Fusion, held in Xi’An, China, from the 10th to the 13th July 2017.
The article describes the “Fusion Center”, a key element of the platform developed during the SOTERIA project, aimed at integrating social media into public safety organisations’ crisis response procedures. Zanasi & Partners, in particular, during the project was responsible for the development of functionalities to: 1) automatically identify social media posts describing emergency situations and classify them according to the kind of emergency described; and 2) prioritise messages in order to facilitate PSO’s response.
The work has been presented at FUSION 2017 by Claire Laudy-Fraubolet, from Thales, who co-authored the article together with Zanasi & Partners’ Alessandro Zanasi and Fabio Ruini, and ITTI‘s Marcin Przybyszeski and Anna Stachowicz.
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