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JDR Vol.5 No.6 pp. 622-626
(2010)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2010.p0622

Paper:

Realization of Resilient Society with Information Technology Revolution

Katsumi Iwatsuki* and Haruo Hayashi**

*NTT Service Integration Laboratories, 3-9-11 Midori-Cho, Musashino-Shi, Tokyo, Japan

**Research Center for Disaster Reduction Systems, DPRI, Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji-Shi, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan

Received:
August 9, 2010
Accepted:
September 15, 2010
Published:
December 1, 2010
Keywords:
Resilient Society, Information Technology Revolution, distributed autonomous cooperation
Abstract

In this paper, we describe the key concept for realizing “Resilient Society” which would enable sustainable development by enhancing the capacity of resistance and restoration of society against natural disaster. Going on three revolutions, the Agricultural Revolution, the Industrial Revolution and the Information Technology Revolution – that have triggered significant paradigm shifts in the society, we survey the innovations having changed civilization from the viewpoints of energy and information, and consider the impacts of innovations in society from some examples. We point out that the key concept to realizing the Resilient Society resistant to natural disaster is “distributed autonomous cooperation.”

Cite this article as:
Katsumi Iwatsuki and Haruo Hayashi, “Realization of Resilient Society with Information Technology Revolution,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.5, No.6, pp. 622-626, 2010.
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