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Robotic aid in crowd evacuation simulation

Sakour, I and Hu, H (2015) Robotic aid in crowd evacuation simulation. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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Abstract

© 2015 IEEE. Evacuating a building in case of emergency can lead to confusion, which in turn can cause a greater risk than the cause of the evacuation. Emergency personnel may be late to give the needed assistance. Robots are more likely to play a key role in recovery efforts. However, many scientific and technical challenges have to be solved in order to achieve the full potential of using robots for search and rescue missions. This paper reviews current technologies that can be used in simulating the evacuation. Different methods are considered for the group behaviour simulation. Existing work on crowd simulation is analysed. Finally, simulators that can support robot models as aid for disaster evacuation and search and rescue missions are discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: 2015 7th Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference, CEEC 2015 - Conference Proceedings
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2015 16:53
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 00:18
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/15524

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