Crowd modeling and simulation technologies

  title={Crowd modeling and simulation technologies},
  author={Suiping Zhou and Dan Chen and Wentong Cai and Linbo Luo and Malcolm Yoke Hean Low and Feng Tian and Victor Su-Han Tay and Darren Wee Sze Ong and Benjamin D. Hamilton},
  journal={ACM Trans. Model. Comput. Simul.},
As a collective and highly dynamic social group, the human crowd is a fascinating phenomenon that has been frequently studied by experts from various areas. Recently, computer-based modeling and simulation technologies have emerged to support investigation of the dynamics of crowds, such as a crowd's behaviors under normal and emergent situations. This article assesses the major existing technologies for crowd modeling and simulation. We first propose a two-dimensional categorization mechanism… 

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