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27. Flood Action VR: A Virtual Reality Framework for Disaster Awareness and Emergency Response Training
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Session TimeSunday, 28 July 20191:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, 30 July 201912:15pm - 1:15pmWednesday, 31 July 201912:15pm - 1:15pm
LocationSouth Hall J
DescriptionPOSTER SESSIONS: TUESDAY, 30 JULY and WEDNESDAY, 31 JULY, 12:15-1:15 PM

This paper presents a virtual reality framework that creates a realistic 3D gaming environment with real-time and historical weather and disaster conditions. The main goal of the project is to increase public awareness about disasters by using gamification techniques and train and evaluate emergency responders by simulating real-life scenarios. The system is supported by voice recognition to interact with the virtual world and analyze user’s actions and voice to detect emotional and psychological state.
Yusuf Sermet
University of Iowa
Ibrahim Demir
University of Iowa
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Interest Areas
Gaming & Interactive
New Technologies
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