Modeling human factors influencing herding during evacuation
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Purpose ? It has been witnessed that many incidents of crowd evacuation have resulted in catastrophic results, claiming lives of hundreds of people. Most of these incidents were a result of localized herding that eventually turned into global panic. Many crowd evacuation models have been proposed with different aspects of interests. The purpose of this paper is to attempt to bring together many of these aspects to study evacuation dynamics.
Design/methodology/approach ? The proposed agent-based model, in a hypothetical physical environment, uses perception maps for routing decisions which are constructed from agents? personal observations of the surroundings as well as information gathered through distant communication. (...)
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International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications