NSF announced six newly funded projects which improve future disaster management using Big Data. This is a part of international effort between US NSF and Japan’s JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency).
As a part of IMSC’s international collaboration effort in education, MediaQ software has been successfully used in an advanced graduate level course in Germany. Prof. Matthias Renz at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany, used IMSC’s MediaQ system and software for his graduate level seminar class.
IMSC received funding from Oracle Labs to continue on Vehicle Routing Problem in Time-dependent Road Networks research. The main objective of this project - in collaboration with Oracle Spatial research team - is to investigate efficient algorithms for route planning of delivery vehicles utilizing real-time and historical traffic sensor data.