Background In 2015 the Zika virus spread from Brazil throughout the Americas, posing an unprecedented challenge to the public health community. During the epidemic, international public health officials lacked reliable predictions of the outbreak’s expected geographic scale and prevalence of cases, and were therefore unable to plan and allocate surveillance resources in a timely and […]
BLOGS (Digitalisierung 360-Grad)
Prof. Dr. h.c. Dirk HelbingIs Member of the International Advisory Board on AI to the German Government
Was Member of the Swiss Federal Committee on the Future of Data Processing and Data Security
Is Member of the "Digital Society" Committee of the German Academy of Sciences „Leopoldina"
An alternative approach for real-time network-wide traffic control in cities that has recently gained a lot of interest is perimeter flow control. The basic concept of such an approach is to partition heterogeneous cities into a small number of … Mehr…
The influence of the location of emergency exits over the distance to be covered to the exit of an environment
In a building environment design, the positioning, size and quantity of the exits are fundamental aspects and have an intense relationship with the fire safety of the environments. An aspect that is influenced by these parameters is the average … Mehr…