Invisible Control of Self-Organizing Agents Leaving Unknown Environments

@article{Albi2016InvisibleCO,
  title={Invisible Control of Self-Organizing Agents Leaving Unknown Environments},
  author={Giacomo Albi and Mattia Bongini and Emiliano Cristiani and Dante Kalise},
  journal={SIAM J. Appl. Math.},
  year={2016},
  volume={76},
  pages={1683-1710}
}
In this paper we are concerned with multiscale modeling, control, and simulation of self-organizing agents leaving an unknown area under limited visibility, with special emphasis on crowds. We first introduce a new microscopic model characterized by an exploration phase and an evacuation phase. The main ingredients of the model are an alignment term, accounting for the herding effect typical of uncertain behavior, and a random walk, accounting for the need to explore the environment under… Expand

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