A Review of the Methodologies Used in Evacuation Modelling

  title={A Review of the Methodologies Used in Evacuation Modelling},
  author={Steven M V Gwynne and Edwin Galea and Martin Owen and Peter Jacobs Lawrence and L. Filippidis},
Computer based analysis of evacuation can be performed using one of three di4erent approaches, namely optimization, simulation and risk assessment. Furthermore, within each approach di4erent means of representing the enclosure, the population and the behaviour of the population are possible. The myriad of approaches that are available has led to the development of some 22 di4erent evacuation models. This review attempts to describe each of the modelling approaches adopted and critically review… CONTINUE READING
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