Collaborative Evolution of a Dynamic Scenario Model for the Interaction of Critical Infrastructures

Murray Turoff, Victor A. Bañuls, Linda Plotnick, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Miguel Ramirez de la Huerga


This paper reviews current work on a model of the cascading effects of Critical Infrastructure (CI) failures during disasters.  Based upon the contributions of 26 professionals, we have created a reliable model for the interaction among sixteen CIs.  An internal CI model can be used as a core part of a number of larger models, each of which are tailored to a specific disaster in a specific location.

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