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Developing the behavioural rules for an agent-based model of pedestrian movement.

Willis, Alexandra, Kukla, Robert and Kerridge, Jon (2000) Developing the behavioural rules for an agent-based model of pedestrian movement. In: 25th European Transport Congress, 2000 September, Cambridge, UK. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract/Description

    The PEDFLOW project aims to develop a realistic and flexible planning tool capable of simulating the effects of microscopic environmental layout on various aspects of pedestrian movement. Behavioural research can help establish realistic values for such variables as walking speed and personal space, and, by comparing the ‘input’ and ‘output’ from a range of different, naturalistic scenarios, develop realistic behavioural ‘rules’ that underpin the movement decisions of individual pedestrians.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Pedestrian behaviour; pedestrian movement; urban planning; transport infra-structure; walking strategies; planning for pedestrians;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
    300 Social sciences > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation > 388 Transportation; ground transportation
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Item ID: 3933
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2011 15:24
    Last Modified: 06 Jan 2012 10:55
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3933

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