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Pedestrian and evacuation dynamics 2005

Author: Nathalie Waldau
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Due to an increasing number of catastrophes, the safety especially of pedestrians, has become a growing field of interest. The questions mainly address the dynamics of evacuating people and possible  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathalie Waldau
ISBN: 9783540470625 354047062X
OCLC Number: 123118071
Notes: International conference proceedings.
Description: xxiii, 495 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Pedestrian Performance Data.- Federal Investigation of the Evacuation of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.- Free speed distributions - Based on empirical data in different traffic conditions.- Collecting Pedestrian Trajectory Data In Real-time.- Full-Scale Evacuation Experiments in a smoke filled Rail Carriage - a detailed study of passenger behaviour under reduced visibility.- Minimum Stair Width for Evacuation, Overtaking Movement and Counterflow - Technical Bases and Suggestions for the Past, Present and Future.- Study on information guiding based on human psych-physiological responses in China.- Research on pedestrian crowd characteristics and behaviours in peak-time on Chinese campus.- Pedestrian Dynamics.- Behaviour on tunnel fire.- Earthquake - the importance of earthquake-resistant design in case of emergency evacuations.- Decision Loads and Route Qualities for Pedestrians - Key Requirements for the Design of Pedestrian Navigation Services.- Cyclone and Storm Surge, Pedestrian Evacuation and Emergency Response in India.- Experimental Study and Theoretical Analysis of Signage Legibility Distances as a Function of Observation Angle.- Exploring Pedestrian Shopping Decision Processes - an Application of Gene Expression Programming.- Evacuation Simulation.- A Discrete choice framework for acceleration and direction change behaviors in walking pedestrians.- Calibration and validation of the Legion simulation model using empirical data.- Evacuation Simulation for Road Tunnels - Findings from the use of microscopic methodology for escape route analyses.- A Data-Driven Model of Pedestrian Movement.- Distributed intelligence in pedestrian simulations.- Design of Escape Routes by Simulating Evacuation Dynamics in Conjunction with a Probabilistic Safety Concept.- The 2001 World Trade Centre Evacuation.- Dynamic Navigation Field - a local and on-demand family of algorithms for wayfinding.- Microscopic calibration and validation of pedestrian models - Cross-comparison of models using experimental data.- Pedestrian flow optimization with a genetic algorithm based on Boolean grids.- Developing a Pedestrian Agent Model for Analyzing an Overpass accident.- The simulation of crowd dynamics at very large events - Calibration, empirical data, and validation.- Moore and more and symmetry.- The RiMEA Project - Development of a new Regulation.- Football Stadium Simulation - A microscopic simulation of the pedestrian access.- Instability of pedestrian flow in two-dimensional optimal velocity model.- Evacuation Simulation at Linz Central Station - Usefulness during design, approval and start-up.- Why "Faster is Slower" in Evacuation Process.- Development of an Agent-based Behavior Module for Evacuation Models - Focused on the Behaviors in the Dark.- Comparative Investigation of the Dynamic Simulation of Foot Traffic Flow.- Evacuation from underground railway stations - Available and required safe egress time for different station types and general evaluation criteria.- A discrete microscopic model for pedestrian dynamics to manage emergency situations in airport terminals.- Steps Toward the Fundamental Diagram - Empirical Results and Modelling.- Model for Office Building Usage Simulation.- Features of Discrete Event Simulation Systems for Spatial Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics.- Evolving Direct Perception Models of Human Behavior in Building Systems.- Fundamental diagram of a one-dimensional cellular automaton model for pedestrian flow - the ASEP with shuffled update.- Ship Evacuation.- Implementing Ship Motion in AENEAS - Model Development and First Results.- Data Collection in Support of the Modelling of Naval Vessels.- Collective animal motion.- Self-organised choice based on inter-attraction: the example of gregarious animals.- Traffic on bi-directional ant-trails.- Herding in Real Escape Panic.- From Ant Trails to Pedestrian Dynamics - Learning from Nature.
Responsibility: Nathalie Waldau [and others], editors.
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