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A Behavior Model Based On Information Transmission for Crowd Simulation

  • Ting Dong
  • Yan Liu
  • Lin Bian
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6758)

Abstract

In this paper, a crowd behavior model based on information transmission processes is presented. In crowds, human behaviors are easily influenced by information. The information is transferred to them by other people and surrounding environment. When emergencies occur in crowds, people get danger information when they see an emergency occurs or other people tell them. People in the crowd are intelligent agents. They get information from their surroundings, make decisions according to certain events and take some actions according to the decisions. The contribution of this paper would be that information transmission processes is used and taken into account by the agents. This behavior model can simulate how information about danger is transferred in crowd in emergency situations. By combining the information transmission processes with people’s personalities, it can achieve good crowd evacuation simulation.

Keywords

behavior model crowd simulation information transmission intelligent agent 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ting Dong
    • 1
  • Yan Liu
    • 1
  • Lin Bian
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyTianjin UniversityTianjinChina

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