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Crowding and queuing at exits and bottlenecks

  title={Crowding and queuing at exits and bottlenecks},
  author={M. Fischer and Gaspard Jankowiak and M. Wolfram},
  journal={arXiv: Analysis of PDEs},
Experiments with pedestrians revealed that the geometry of the domain, as well as the incentive of pedestrians to reach a target as fast as possible have a strong influence on the overall dynamics. In this paper we propose and validate different mathematical models on the micro-and macroscopic level to study the influence of both effects. We calibrate the models with experimental data and compare the results on the micro-as well as macroscopic level. Our numerical simulations reproduce… Expand
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