- creating and maintaining the situation catalogue, based on risk analysis
- populating the situation catalogue with versioned and managed preparedness plans suitable for each identified situation
- creating and maintaining the preparedness plans
- creating and maintaining the rule sets for response models
- creating and maintaining the capability needs used in the preparedness plans
- creating and maintaining the resource units and their properties and characteristics
The Indicators Building Block (formerly Algebraic Evaluation) is a component that allows definition, storage and evaluation of “simple” algebraic models in order to evaluate consequences of decisions made by CRISMA users during a training session. In this context “simple” means that there is no large number crunching needed. Usage is for calculation of key performance indicators, heuristic models and to some extend the implementation of models actually running in interactive GIS environments in order to make them usable as services in the CRISMA framework.
The Agent-Oriented Simulation Models Building Block serves for the development of dynamic maps – specific (individual-based) simulation models composed of interacting software agents situated in some environment. This Building Block comprises a collection of generic agents and interaction templates for dynamic map construction, for describing, defining and specifying points, areas and layers of interest. It provides furthermore a dynamic-map-based user interface for interaction and visualization. Thus, it can be considered both an Integration and User Interaction Building Block.
The ICMM is a central Building Block in every CRISMA Application. It connects Crisis Management Simulations with the Analysis and Decision Support functionality of CRISMA by providing a central repository for harmonized world state and indicator information. The ICMM is fed by simulations providing the basic information to be used for world state analysis and decision support Building Blocks. On an ICT conceptual level the ICMM is a generic distributed resource-oriented Control and Communication Information Management System. Thereby it is important to note, that the term ‘resource-oriented’ in the ICMM refers to the concept of generic resources as used in the context of the Resource Oriented Architecture (ROA).
This Building Block enables to view and edit the actual data available for specific scenario or simulation. It enables the system administrator to detect the OOI data type’s properties and based on the OOI Information Models definitions. It also enables to monitor and edit a specific snapshot context (time, user, and workflow).
OOI-WSR is a Resource Management related Building Block that enables archiving, querying and manipulation of Objects of Interest (OOI) world state data. This BB serves as a Repository service for OOI data that can be consumed or manipulated by other interaction or functional building blocks and resource management models.