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Politics and Policies for Managing Natural Hazards

"From the electoral goals of incumbent politicians to the degree of structural fragmentation within a political system, emergency managers must contend with many political factors when advocating for and adopting policies aimed at reducing the risks associated with human-made and naturally occurring hazards. ..." – By Timothy Mulligan, Kristin Taylor and Rob A. DeLeo

Persistent Homology for Land Cover Change Detection

"This article introduces a novel formalism that merges probability theory (applied mathematics) with topology (pure mathematics). This approach incorporates homology theory within a structural hidden Markov model framework for land cover change detection in remote sensing. ..." – By Djamel Bouchaffra and Faycal Ykhlef

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