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Jamshidi Rostami A, Darzi A. Application of web applications to control the spread of infectious diseases in metropolitan areas (Case Study: COVID-19). Urban Design Discourse
a Review of Contemporary Litreatures and Theories 2020; 1 (3) :105-122
URL: http://udd.modares.ac.ir/article-40-42519-en.html
1- Department of Urban Design / Faculty of Arts / Tarbiat Modares University , aghiljamshidi@yahoo.com
2- Department of Urban Design / Faculty of Arts / Tarbiat Modares University
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Nowdays, since the outbreak of COVID-19, which is the reason for the disease and death of many, the lifestyle of the people in the cities has been affected by this factor. To this end, to control the spread of infectious diseases and decline economic losses, web applications as intelligent tool supported by urban management and crisis management headquarters in the world are introduced. One of the web applications in this field is the University of York (Canada) web application (ADERSIM), which provides citizens with spatial data on the severity of the spread of COVID-19 disease as per urban information, thus has caused reducing traffic and the level of activity in the metropolitan areas. The sample studied in Iran is the web application of the Tehran mobile map (Raya), which has supplied citizens with faster access to spatial information. In this study, by comparing the global web application available in this discipline, to improve the Raya web application, It is urged to upgrade the application by combining Geographic Information System-based maps, utilizing data from the self-assessment system, and registering COVID-19 patients, traffic camera data, mobile data, Global Positioning System, Mask application, with the addition of layers such as change of land use and streets, high-risk zones, and shelter to reduce the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus.
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Article Type: Brief Communication | Subject: Smart City & Technology
Received: 2020/04/30 | Accepted: 2020/06/10 | Published: 2020/09/5

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