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Workshop on the Evaluation of a Tactical Decision Aid Display



William D. Davis, R Vettori, Paul A. Reneke, L D. Brassell, David G. Holmberg, Jodi Kostecki, Jessica Kratchman


On July 26, 2005, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducted a workshop consisting of fire service and fire safety personnel that had two objectives. The first, was to give the attendees a presentation of the history and present status of the project entitled Building Tactical Information System for Public Safety Officials. The second objective was to have the group participate in a hands-on exercise, where they were able to work with and evaluate the present system of first responder information displays which are designed to provide real time building and emergency information to incident command and dispatch centers. Their evaluations and recommendations for improvements of the current displays are presented in this document.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7268
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building information, elevators, emergency preparedness, emergency responder, emergency response, fire alarm system, fire detection, homeland security, incident command


Davis, W. , Vettori, R. , Reneke, P. , Brassell, L. , Holmberg, D. , Kostecki, J. and Kratchman, J. (2007), Workshop on the Evaluation of a Tactical Decision Aid Display, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 23, 2024)


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Created August 1, 2007, Updated November 10, 2018