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Optimal placement of ambulances to best serve emergency calls

Dubey, Apurv (2023) Optimal placement of ambulances to best serve emergency calls. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Every day, the number of traffic accidents rises as the automobile population increases. According to a survey by the World Health Organization (WHO), 1.3 million people die and 50 million are wounded annually around the globe 1. Most people die because they don’t get medical help at the scene of an accident or because it takes too long for rescuers to get there. This study suggests a specific way to shorten the time it takes for an ambulance to arrive at the scene of a traffic accident in the UK, which is the installation of different ambulance stations or parking areas where ambulances can be found in case of an emergency. Two geocoding techniques and two clustering techniques are used to answer the research question. We discovered that, for geocoding and clustering, one technique performed significantly better than the other.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Estrada, Giovani
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
Divisions: School of Computing > Master of Science in Data Analytics
Depositing User: Tamara Malone
Date Deposited: 18 May 2023 12:49
Last Modified: 18 May 2023 12:49

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