Check-in processing : simulation of passengers with advanced traits
Ma, Wenbo, Kleinschmidt, Tristan, Fookes, Clinton, & Yarlagadda, Prasad K.D.V. (2011) Check-in processing : simulation of passengers with advanced traits. In Fu, Michael & White, K. Preston (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, IEEE, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
In order to tackle the growth of air travelers in airports worldwide, it is important to simulate and understand passenger flows to predict future capacity constraints and levels of service. We discuss the ability of agent-based models to understand complicated pedestrian movement in built environments. In this paper we propose advanced passenger traits to enable more detailed modelling of behaviors in terminal buildings, particularly in the departure hall around the check-in facilities. To demonstrate the concepts, we perform a series of passenger agent simulations in a virtual airport terminal. In doing so, we generate a spatial distribution of passengers within the departure hall to ancillary facilities such as cafes, information kiosks and phone booths as well as common check-in facilities, and observe the effects this has on passenger check-in and departure hall dwell times, and facility utilization.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Agent-based model, Airport, Passenger, Simulation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Air Transportation and Freight Services (150701)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 IEEE|
|Deposited On:||05 Jul 2011 03:31|
|Last Modified:||07 Feb 2012 22:52|
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