Evaluating the feasibility of maintaining Web 2.0 communications during civil emergencies

Meneghello, J. and Lee, K. ORCID: 0000-0002-2730-9150, 2018. Evaluating the feasibility of maintaining Web 2.0 communications during civil emergencies. International Journal of Humanitarian Technology, 1 (1), pp. 66-82. ISSN 2056-6549

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Abstract

Maintaining communications across disconnected networks can be a troubling issue, particularly since existing solutions are highly theoretical or have unrealistic hardware requirements. As a result, CANDICE was designed with the aim of allowing extensible accessible facilitation of internet connections in environments not suited to reliable communications – particularly hostile zones. Unfortunately, current web development trends (including a heavier emphasis on user interaction and asynchronous data transfer) ensure that less useful content is accessible without an uninterrupted internet connection. By evaluating the operation of CANDICE in retrieving popular websites, types of content that are well-suited to transmission over disrupted networks can be determined.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: International Journal of Humanitarian Technology
Creators: Meneghello, J. and Lee, K.
Publisher: Inderscience
Date: 9 March 2018
Volume: 1
Number: 1
ISSN: 2056-6549
Identifiers:
NumberType
10.1504/IJHT.2018.090284DOI
Rights: Copyright © 2018 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: Jonathan Gallacher
Date Added: 22 Mar 2018 11:48
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2018 11:48
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/33076

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