Linking Rescue Event Data with Public Data

Vladimir Visbek
The workers of the rescue services strive daily to ensure that the people live in a safe environment. Their aim is to achieve the level of safety indicators common to the Nordic countries. It means having fewer accidents, risen preventive awareness and increased co-operation with partners and citizens. The purpose of the thesis was to explore relationships of rescue event data with online data, such as public events and weather indicators, in or-der to find strong correlations that will allow the Rescue Board to estimate rescue event risk changes. The author applied correlational study, sign test method, time series and lo-gistic regression analyses while studying the data. Results has shown that the weather data is in a strongest relationship with “Fires”, “Helpless animal/bird” and “Oil spills” rescue event types. Also, it appeared that road accidents occur more often on days when parties and celebrations occur as well. Most of these days are in the end of the week. Then, while conducting a logistical regression analysis, it appeared that statistically significant variables from public event and weather datasets predicted the probability of occurrence of rescue event considerably poorly.
Graduation Thesis language
Graduation Thesis type
Master - Software Engineering
Siim Karus
Defence year