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Modeling Groups of Plausible Virtual Pedestrians
July/August 2009 (vol. 29 no. 4)
pp. 54-63
Christopher Peters, Coventry University
Cathy Ennis, Trinity College Dublin
In a proposed methodology for modeling dynamic crowd scenarios, a video corpus informs the modeling process, after which the resultant animations undergo perception-based evaluation. The aim is to improve the crowd's visual plausibility rather than the simulation's correctness. A real-life crowd animation system demonstrates the methodology's practical application.

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Index Terms:
crowd simulation, viewer perception, computer graphics
Christopher Peters, Cathy Ennis, "Modeling Groups of Plausible Virtual Pedestrians," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 54-63, July-Aug. 2009, doi:10.1109/MCG.2009.69
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