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

Abstract

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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