Fire engine staff optimisation at the London Fire Brigade

Machine Learning / supervised learning / gradient boosted trees / optimisation

By AndrĂ© Richter, ASI Fellow, May 2017 The emergency responses of the London Fire Brigade (LFB) are complex operations involving a variety of specialised skills. Not all skills are shared by all firefighters, so unanticipated disruptions to the team composition (for instance due to sickness) frequently render teams unable to…