Pedestrian dynamics in real and simulated world

Ma, Wenbo & Yarlagadda, Prasad K.D.V. (2015) Pedestrian dynamics in real and simulated world. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 141(3), 04014030.

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Abstract

The paper examines the knowledge of pedestrian movements, both in real scenarios, and from more recent years, in the virtual 4 simulation realm. Aiming to verify whether it is possible to learn from the study of virtual environments how people will behave in real 5 environments, it is vital to understand what is already known about behavior in real environments. Besides the walking interaction among 6 pedestrians, the interaction between pedestrians and the built environment in which they are walking also have greatest relevance. Force-based 7 models were compared with the other three major microscopic models of pedestrian simulation to demonstrate a more realistic and capable 8 heuristic approach is needed for the study of the dynamics of pedestrians.

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ID Code: 74499
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Pedestrian dynamics, Models, Simulation
DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)UP.1943-5444.0000232
ISSN: 1943-5444
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
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Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers
Deposited On: 30 Jul 2014 00:49
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2016 03:19

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