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Issue No.04 - July/August (2009 vol.29)
pp: 26-33
Erdal Yilmaz , Middle East Technical University
Veysi Isler , Middle East Technical University
Yasemin Yardimci Çetin , Middle East Technical University
ABSTRACT
To be realistic, an urban model must include appropriate numbers of pedestrians, vehicles, and other dynamic entities. Using a parallelcomputing architecture, researchers simulated a marathon with more than a million participants. To simulate participant behavior, they used fuzzy logic on a GPU to perform millions of inferences in real time.
INDEX TERMS
virtual, populace, parallel, simulation
CITATION
Erdal Yilmaz, Veysi Isler, Yasemin Yardimci Çetin, "The Virtual Marathon: Parallel Computing Supports Crowd Simulations", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.29, no. 4, pp. 26-33, July/August 2009, doi:10.1109/MCG.2009.77
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