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Modeling Crowd and Trained Leader Behavior during Building Evacuation
November/December 2006 (vol. 26 no. 6)
pp. 80-86
Nuria Pelechano, University of Pennsylvania
Norman I. Badler, University of Pennsylvania
This article considers animating evacuation in complex buildings by crowds who might not know the structure's connectivity, or who find routes accidently blocked. It takes into account simulated crowd behavior under two conditions: where agents communicate building route knowledge, and where agents take different roles such as trained personnel, leaders, and followers.

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Index Terms:
crowd simulation, group navigation, autonomous agents, psychosocial behavior, pedestrians, wayfinding
Citation:
Nuria Pelechano, Norman I. Badler, "Modeling Crowd and Trained Leader Behavior during Building Evacuation," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 80-86, Nov.-Dec. 2006, doi:10.1109/MCG.2006.133
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