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Mateus Pereira
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ClimaGuard – Disaster Alert System

Funding Requested

$20,000 USD

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Overview

The ClimaGuard - Disaster Alert System is an AI-driven platform designed to predict and alert about floods, landslides and anothers disasters in real-time. By integrating weather APIs, local rain gauge data, social posts, historical rainfall patterns, and news monitoring, it analyzes precipitation levels, water runoff, and recent infrastructure changes to provide highly accurate forecasts. The system offers personalized alerts for residents and authorities, ensuring timely and actionable warnings. Additional features include geospatial analysis, IoT sensor integration, and a user-friendly interface for effective risk management and disaster prevention.

Proposal Description

How Our Project Will Contribute To The Growth Of The Decentralized AI Platform

Our application will showcase AI's potential in real-world disaster management, enhancing the AI platform's reputation. By using machine learning, real-time data processing, and predictive analytics, it demonstrates AI's life-saving capabilities. Integrating IoT sensors and geospatial analysis highlights the platform's versatility, attracting interest from various sectors and encouraging broader AI adoption.

Our Team

Our team comprises seasoned professionals, including software engineers, AI engineers, and data scientists, each with many years of experience across various projects. This diverse expertise allows us to develop robust, scalable systems and advanced predictive models. We excel in integrating IoT devices for precise, real-time data collection, ensuring accurate monitoring of soil moisture, river levels, and water drainage.

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ClimaGuard - Disaster Alert System

Type

New AI service

Purpose

AI service to accurately predict and provide timely alerts about potential floods and landslides. By leveraging advanced machine learning algorithms, real-time data processing, and predictive analytics, the service aims to analyze weather conditions, rainfall data, historical patterns, and geospatial information to generate precise forecasts. The AI service ensures that personalized and actionable alerts are delivered to residents and local authorities, helping them to take preventive measures.

AI inputs

The input is a region/city and custom keywords of your interest that you wanna to be alert.

AI outputs

The API will return the last events, and you can subscribe for receive new events alerts.

Company Name (if applicable)

Mobize

The core problem we are aiming to solve

The core problem is the lack of an efficient and accurate disaster alert system for floods and landslides. Current systems often fail to provide timely and actionable alerts, leaving communities vulnerable to sudden natural disasters. This deficiency results in significant loss of animal life, property damage, and economic disruption. Many existing solutions do not effectively integrate real-time data, historical patterns, and local conditions, leading to inaccurate predictions and insufficient warning times. Our project addresses the need for a comprehensive system that can analyze various data sources, predict potential disasters with high accuracy, and deliver personalized alerts to ensure timely evacuations and preparations, ultimately enhancing community resilience and safety.

Our specific solution to this problem

An AI-driven platform that predicts and alerts about disasters (like flood and landslide). Our solution integrates real-time weather monitoring, historical data analysis, news integration, IoT and personalized alerts to provide timely warnings and information to residents and authorities.

Project details

Here’s how it addresses the core problem:

  1. Real-Time Data Integration: The system continuously monitors weather data through APIs, collecting real-time information on precipitation, humidity, and temperature. This is supplemented with readings from local rain gauges and IoT sensors, providing precise measurements of rainfall and water levels.

  2. Historical Data Analysis: By analyzing historical rainfall patterns and previous flood events, the system identifies trends and correlations to understand weather behavior and its impact on specific regions.

  3. Predictive Analytics: Advanced machine learning models process real-time and historical data to predict floods and landslides. These models consider factors like soil saturation, recent rainfall, and water runoff to generate accurate forecasts.

  4. Geospatial Analysis: The integration of geospatial data allows the system to map areas at risk with high precision, identifying vulnerable regions, potential water flow paths, and areas prone to landslides.

  5. News Monitoring: The system scans news sources for reports on weather conditions, infrastructure changes, and disaster events, adding an extra layer of information to validate predictions and update models.

  6. Personalized Alerts: The system sends personalized alerts to residents and local authorities based on specific areas and risk levels, ensuring timely and actionable warnings.

  7. User-Friendly Interface: The platform features an intuitive interface for easy access to forecasts, risk maps, and alerts, ensuring effective use by both residents and authorities.

  8. Institutional Collaboration: Partnerships with meteorological and civil defense institutions provide additional data and expertise, enhancing predictive capabilities and reliability.

By addressing these key areas, our ClimaGuard significantly improves the accuracy and timeliness of disaster predictions, helping to reduce the impact of floods and landslides on communities.

 

Key Components of the Project:

  1. Mobile Application:

    • User Interface: A user-friendly mobile app for residents to receive real-time alerts and updates.
    • Features: Customizable alerts based on user location, real-time weather updates, historical weather data, and news integration.
  2. Web Front-End:

    • Dashboard: A comprehensive dashboard for authorities and emergency services to monitor weather conditions, alert statuses, and historical data.
    • Visualization: Interactive maps, heatmaps, and graphs to visualize weather patterns and risk areas.
  3. Admin Backoffice:

    • Management: Tools for managing users, alerts, and system settings.
    • Reporting: Generation of detailed reports on weather events, system performance, and user engagement.
  4. Backend:

    • Data Processing: Collection and processing of data from various sources, including weather APIs, local rain gauges, and news feeds.
    • Prediction Model: Analyzing historical weather data and recent rainfall to predict potential flooding and other disasters.
    • Integration: APIs for integrating with other systems and institutions, such as meteorological agencies and emergency services.
  5. API Service:

    • Integration: Facilitates seamless integration with third-party systems for data exchange and enhanced functionality.
    • Documentation: Comprehensive documentation for developers to integrate ClimaGuard with other applications and services.
  6. Documentation:

    • User Guides: Detailed guides for end-users on how to use the mobile app and web dashboard.
    • Technical Documentation: In-depth technical documentation for developers and system administrators, including API references, data models, and system architecture.

Functionality Overview:

  1. Real-Time Monitoring:

    • Continuous weather monitoring through APIs.
    • Data collection from local rain gauges.
  2. Prediction Model:

    • Analysis of historical rainfall data.
    • Consideration of recent rainfall and infrastructure changes.
    • Evaluation of water drainage capacity.
  3. News Integration:

    • Monitoring news and reports about floods and landslides.
    • Enriching the database for improved prediction accuracy.
  4. Personalized Alerts:

    • Sending alerts to residents and authorities based on location and risk level.
    • Customizing alerts to provide relevant information.
  5. Additional Functionalities:

    • Geospatial Analysis: Using GIS data for precise risk mapping.
    • IoT Sensors: Implementing soil moisture and river level sensors for real-time data.
    • Machine Learning Models: Developing predictive models for accurate forecasting.
    • Collaboration: Partnering with meteorological institutions and civil defense.
    • Data Storage: Maintaining historical data for analysis and reporting.

Competition and USPs

ClimaGuard stands out in the market by integrating data from multiple sources, such as weather APIs, local rain gauges, IoT sensors and news, offering a comprehensive and accurate solution for real-time flood forecasting. Unlike agriculture-focused competitors, ClimaGuard includes sensors to monitor river levels and analyze water runoff, providing personalized alerts based on location and specific risk. With mobile and web-friendly interfaces, robust administrative tools and API integration capabilities, ClimaGuard ensures a superior user experience and collaborates with institutions to continually improve forecast accuracy, establishing itself as a reliable and indispensable solution for prevention of disasters.

Needed resources

We do not have any missing role, but we are open for more institutions for improve our solution with collaborations.

Existing resources

We will use AI frameworks open source and anothers package then can help us in development.

Revenue Sharing Model

IP Sharing

IP Sharing Percentage:

10

Proposal Video

DF Spotlight Day - DFR4 - Mateus Pereira - ClimaGuard – Disaster Alert System

7 June 2024
  • Total Milestones

    7

  • Total Budget

    $20,000 USD

  • Last Updated

    8 Jun 2024

Milestone 1 - API Calls & Hostings

Description

This milestone represents the required reservation of 25% of your total requested budget for API calls or hosting costs. Because it is required we have prefilled it for you and it cannot be removed or adapted.

Deliverables

You can use this amount for payment of API calls on our platform. Use it to call other services, or use it as a marketing instrument to have other parties try out your service. Alternatively you can use it to pay for hosting and computing costs.

Budget

$5,000 USD

Milestone 2 - Project Initiation and Planning

Description

This initial phase involves defining the project scope, objectives, and deliverables. The team will conduct a thorough market analysis, finalize project requirements, and develop a detailed project plan. Key activities include stakeholder meetings, requirement gathering, risk assessment, and resource allocation. A comprehensive project roadmap will be created to guide subsequent phases.

Deliverables

A detailed project plan document outlining the scope, objectives, deliverables, timeline, budget, and resource allocation. The document will include a risk management plan, stakeholder analysis, and communication plan to ensure all team members and stakeholders are aligned and informed.

Budget

$2,000 USD

Milestone 3 - System Architecture and Design

Description

This phase focuses on designing the overall system architecture, including the backend infrastructure, data integration points, and user interfaces. The team will create technical specifications and design documents for the mobile app, web dashboard, admin backoffice, and API services. Security measures and scalability considerations will be integrated into the design.

Deliverables

Comprehensive design documents and technical specifications for all system components. Wireframes and mockups for the mobile app and web dashboard. A finalized architecture diagram illustrating the system's components and data flow. Security and scalability plans are included in the documentation.

Budget

$2,000 USD

Milestone 4 - Development of Core Features

Description

In this phase, the core features of ClimaGuard will be developed. This includes real-time weather monitoring, data collection from IoT sensors, predictive modeling, and news integration. The backend infrastructure, including data processing and storage systems, will be built. Initial versions of the mobile app and web dashboard will be developed.

Deliverables

A functional prototype of ClimaGuard with core features implemented. The deliverables include the backend infrastructure, data integration components, predictive models, and initial versions of the mobile app and web dashboard. Documentation of the development process and initial user feedback will be included.

Budget

$5,000 USD

Milestone 5 - UI/UX Enhancement

Description

This phase focuses on enhancing the user interface and experience of the mobile app and web dashboard. The team will refine the UI based on initial feedback, ensuring ease of use and accessibility. Additional features such as customizable alerts and interactive visualizations will be integrated.

Deliverables

Updated versions of the mobile app and web dashboard with enhanced UI/UX. The deliverables include detailed user guides and documentation, interactive visualizations, and customizable alert settings. User feedback will be collected and incorporated into further improvements.

Budget

$2,000 USD

Milestone 6 - Testing and Quality Assurance

Description

Comprehensive testing will be conducted to ensure the system's reliability, accuracy, and performance. This includes unit testing, integration testing, and user acceptance testing. Any identified bugs or issues will be addressed. Security testing will also be conducted to ensure data protection.

Deliverables

A fully tested and validated ClimaGuard system, ready for deployment. The deliverables include detailed test reports, a bug tracking log, and documentation of resolved issues. User acceptance testing feedback will be documented and used for final refinements.

Budget

$2,000 USD

Milestone 7 - Deployment and Training

Description

The final phase involves deploying ClimaGuard to production environments and providing training to users and administrators. The team will ensure smooth deployment, monitor system performance, and provide support. Training sessions and materials will be developed to help users effectively utilize the system.

Deliverables

A deployed ClimaGuard system with all components functioning in the production environment. The deliverables include training materials, user manuals, and recorded training sessions. A support plan and contact information for ongoing assistance will be provided to users and administrators.

Budget

$2,000 USD

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    CLEMENT
    Jun 1, 2024 | 1:16 PM

    Hello Mateus, I believe your innovation will enable timely and actionable alerts for residents and authorities, enhancing overall safety. However, I am drawn to the fact that there could be challenges in ensuring the accuracy and reliability of your proposed AI algorithms, particularly in complex and rapidly changing environmental conditions. I hope you can factor in this consideration as well.

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5

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  • Feasibility 5
  • Viability 4
  • Desirabilty 5
  • Usefulness 5
Potential to greatly improve response to disasters

The system's real-time prediction and alerting capabilities about natural disasters have the potential to significantly improve disaster management by minimizing damage and maybe saving lives. The combination of cutting-edge IoT, geospatial analysis, and artificial intelligence technology shows a thorough and creative approach. The primary obstacles are securing ongoing financing, protecting data, and upholding system dependability; nonetheless, with skillful implementation, this initiative has the potential to greatly improve readiness for and response to disasters.

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    Duke Peter
    Jun 9, 2024 | 1:43 PM

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    5

    • Feasibility 5
    • Viability 5
    • Desirabilty 5
    • Usefulness 5
    A Natural Disaster Management Solution

    This could be an excellent way to address panic, chaos, and unpreparedness during adverse weather conditions if implemented effectively. The milestones indicate great potential to analyze such situations and alert people about them. I can even envision it being integrated by the media to warn individuals in a specific state about nearby disasters, providing time for action and fostering more ideas to mitigate disasters. Overall, it should be considered for climate discussions and risk management.

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    Max1524
    Jun 9, 2024 | 10:15 AM

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    4

    • Feasibility 4
    • Viability 4
    • Desirabilty 4
    • Usefulness 4
    Should be a way maintain continuous source money

    The role of funding in this proposal is very important. I understand that there must be funding to maintain the system operating at its best. Not just the temporary period after DFR4, but I want to mention enough funding for the warning system to operate permanently from then on. So how does the team plan to maintain a continuous source of money? Please let me know.

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    Nicolad2008
    Jun 10, 2024 | 4:40 AM

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    4

    • Feasibility 4
    • Viability 4
    • Desirabilty 4
    • Usefulness 4
    cooperation from the community

    The system provides personalized alerts to residents and authorities, ensuring timely and actionable alerts. Additional features include geospatial analytics, IoT sensor integration, and a user-friendly interface for effective risk management and disaster prevention. The use of machine learning, real-time data processing, and predictive analytics showcases the capabilities of AI. Integrating IoT sensors and geospatial analytics highlights the platform's versatility, attracting interest from many sectors and encouraging broader AI adoption. However, the project may face some limitations such as its dependence on accurate and up-to-date data, as well as the need for cooperation from the community and authorities for effective implementation. Additionally, integrating and maintaining IoT sensors requires significant technical and financial resources.

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    mivh1892
    May 24, 2024 | 11:23 AM

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    4

    • Feasibility 4
    • Viability 4
    • Desirabilty 3
    • Usefulness 5
    AI-Powered Disaster Warning for a Safer Future

    The ClimaGuard AI-powered disaster warning system project has the potential to make a significant contribution to disaster risk reduction and public safety. The project is feasible, sustainable, desirable, and useful. With the support of relevant stakeholders, the project has a high chance of success.

    Feasibility:

    • High feasibility: The project has a clear goal, a well-defined solution, and access to necessary resources.
    • Proven technology: The project utilizes AI, machine learning, and IoT technologies to achieve its goals.
    • Experienced team: The project team possesses expertise in software engineering, AI, and data science.

    Sustainability:

    • Sustainable funding: The project has the potential to attract funding from government agencies, NGOs, and private investors.
    • Scalable platform: The platform can be scaled to accommodate a growing number of regions and users.
    • Partnership opportunities: The project can leverage partnerships with meteorological organizations and disaster relief agencies.

    Desirability:

    • Unmet need: The project addresses a significant need for more accurate and timely flood and landslide warnings.
    • Real-world impact: The project has the potential to save lives and reduce property damage caused by natural disasters.
    • Alignment with AI goals: The project aligns with the goals of using AI for social good and improving disaster preparedness.

    Utility:

    • Improved forecasting: The platform provides more accurate and timely flood and landslide forecasts.
    • Personalized alerts: The platform sends personalized alerts to individuals and communities at risk.
    • Enhanced decision-making: The platform provides decision-makers with the information they need to take effective action

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    CLEMENT
    Jun 1, 2024 | 1:14 PM

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    4

    • Feasibility 4
    • Viability 4
    • Desirabilty 4
    • Usefulness 4
    This will greatly improve disaster management

    I can commend that this initiative will offer a crucial tool for disaster preparedness and risk mitigation which is sought after in disaster prone areas that have been affected by lots of environmental and climatic alterations, enabling timely and actionable alerts for residents and authorities, enhancing overall safety and disaster response capabilities.

    I can also affirm that this project's approach of integrating multiple data sources such as weather APIs, local rain gauge data, social posts, and historical rainfall patterns, will provide highly accurate forecasts for floods, landslides, and other disasters in real-time. 

    Additionally, this offfering of this platform which include features such as geospatial analysis, IoT sensor integration, and a user-friendly interface further enrich the SNET AI marketplace ecosystem, providing users with comprehensive tools for effective risk management. 

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    Gombilla
    Jun 10, 2024 | 7:37 AM

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    4

    • Feasibility 4
    • Viability 3
    • Desirabilty 5
    • Usefulness 4
    Effective disaster prevention and risk management

    I believe that this project will aid in effective disaster prevention and risk management, helping communities prepare and respond more effectively to potential disasters. However, the should also be aware of the fact that reliability on IoT sensors and other technological infrastructure might be a limitation in less developed or rural areas.  Thanks 

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    TrucTrixie
    Jun 9, 2024 | 2:27 PM

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    4

    • Feasibility 4
    • Viability 3
    • Desirabilty 4
    • Usefulness 4
    Add extra time at each milestone

    I am very satisfied that the 7 milestones are presented fully and specifically. This speaks very well of the team's investment in expertise for this proposal. However, there is still one factor that I want the team to improve: the time factor. The time element should appear at each milestone to further clarify Feasibility. Thank you team for presenting the milestones with thorough content.

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    Vuthuthuy031096
    Jun 10, 2024 | 9:44 AM

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    4

    • Feasibility 5
    • Viability 4
    • Desirabilty 5
    • Usefulness 5
    ClimaGuard – Disaster Alert System

    - This project solves the problem of lacking an effective and accurate natural disaster warning system for floods and landslides. In the current market, many systems do not provide timely delivery, so they cannot take action in time, leading to disasters. The team offers a comprehensive system that predicts potential disasters with high accuracy and issues warnings to ensure timely evacuation and preparation. I see this as a feasible project to help the community be proactive in facing natural disasters that may occur.
    - I think the team did very well when the 7 milestones presented the tasks and project implementation plan. However, I think the team should add specific dates and months to each milestone to increase the feasibility of the project. The team should break down the budget for each specific task to increase the team's transparency and accountability.
    - The team should provide additional metrics that can measure the system's effectiveness in predicting disasters, reducing response time, and increasing human survivability.
    - The success and long-term existence of this project depends on the acceptance of the software by the people and the government. But I believe that this is a project that helps the community a lot so it will be easily accepted because it provides solutions to help prevent and prepare for disasters.
    - The project is consistent with the goals of the SingularityNET ecosystem and decentralized AI technology helps benefit society and improve disaster prevention.

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    Joseph Gastoni
    May 22, 2024 | 8:50 AM

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    4

    • Feasibility 4
    • Viability 4
    • Desirabilty 4
    • Usefulness 5
    an AI-driven platform for predicting and alerting

    This proposal outlines ClimaGuard, an AI-driven platform for predicting and alerting about floods and landslides. Here's a breakdown of its strengths and weaknesses:

    Feasibility:

    • Moderate-High: The core functionalities (data integration, AI models) are feasible, but require expertise in AI development, data management, and collaboration with meteorological institutions.
      • Strengths: Leverages existing weather APIs, machine learning techniques, and geospatial analysis tools.
      • Weaknesses: Developing and maintaining accurate AI models for real-time flood prediction and ensuring data quality from various sources could be challenging.

    Viability:

    • Moderate: Success depends on user adoption by residents and authorities, partnerships with meteorological institutions, and a clear revenue model.
      • Strengths: The proposal offers a potentially valuable service for disaster preparedness and risk reduction.
      • Weaknesses: The proposal lacks details on the long-term sustainability plan and the cost of data acquisition and maintenance.

    Desirability:

    • High: For communities vulnerable to floods and landslides, this could be highly desirable, especially if it provides timely and accurate alerts.
      • Strengths: The proposal offers a potentially life-saving solution for disaster prevention and preparedness.
      • Weaknesses: The proposal needs to address concerns about user trust in the accuracy of AI predictions and potential privacy issues with location-based alerts.

    Usefulness:

    • High: The project has the potential to significantly improve flood and landslide prediction, but its impact depends on the accuracy of AI models, user adoption, and collaboration with relevant institutions.
      • Strengths: The proposal offers a way to improve disaster preparedness, reduce risks, and save lives in communities.
      • Weaknesses: The proposal lacks details on how the project will measure the effectiveness of its predictions and the system's impact on reducing disaster impact.

    Overall, ClimaGuard has a promising approach, but focus on:

    • Data acquisition and management: Developing strategies to ensure the quality, consistency, and security of data from various sources (weather APIs, rain gauges, IoT sensors, news feeds).
    • AI model development and testing: Refining the AI models to improve the accuracy of flood and landslide predictions in real-time.
    • Collaboration with meteorological institutions: Building strong partnerships with meteorological and civil defense agencies to access reliable data and expertise.
    • User adoption strategy: Developing a plan to educate communities about the system, encourage app downloads, and promote trust in the alerts.
    • Revenue model and sustainability: Defining a clear plan for how the project will generate revenue and cover its operational costs in the long term.
    • Impact measurement: Establishing metrics to measure the effectiveness of the system in predicting disasters, reducing response times, and saving lives.

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    Tu Nguyen
    May 23, 2024 | 1:25 AM

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    4

    • Feasibility 4
    • Viability 4
    • Desirabilty 3
    • Usefulness 5
    Disaster Alert System

    Natural disasters, floods and landslides still occur in many parts of the world. This is a very real problem. This proposal will create an AI engine that integrates real-time weather monitoring, historical data analysis, news integration, IoT, and personalized alerts to provide timely information and warnings time for the people and the government. Here I have a question: how will they notify the people and local authorities? Are current resources sufficient for the team to do so? If successfully implemented and widely applied, this is an extremely useful solution.
    Regarding the team, they should share the social network links of their members. Additionally, they should identify the start and end times of each milestone. They should also define more detailed budgets based on milestones.

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    BlackCoffee
    Jun 10, 2024 | 1:26 AM

    Overall

    4

    • Feasibility 4
    • Viability 4
    • Desirabilty 4
    • Usefulness 4
    Checking the accuracy of AI algorithms regularly

    I reminded the team to carefully check the internal factors that AI algorithms must always ensure accuracy, because accuracy in calculation in this case plays an extremely important role in warning of natural disasters. . If the algorithm is wrong, it can lead to false alarms and extremely disastrous consequences. That is the opinion I would like to contribute to the proposal.

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