# Cellular Automata Model Of Emergent Collective Bi-Directional Pedestrian Dynamics

@inproceedings{Blue2000CellularAM, title={Cellular Automata Model Of Emergent Collective Bi-Directional Pedestrian Dynamics}, author={Victor J. Blue and Jeffrey L. Adler}, year={2000} }

∗ vjblue@gw.dot.state.ny.us ‡ adlerj@rpi.edu ABSTRACT This paper describes the application of an Artificial Life cellular automata (CA) microsimulation to model the emergent collective behavior of bi-directional pedestrian flows. Since pedestrian flow is inherently complex, even more so than vehicular flow, previous CA models developed for vehicle flow are not directly applicable. It is shown that a relatively small rule set is capable of effectively capturing the collective behaviors of…

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