Minimization of Mean-CVaR Evacuation Time of a Crowd using Rescue Guides: a Scenario-based Approach

  title={Minimization of Mean-CVaR Evacuation Time of a Crowd using Rescue Guides:
 a Scenario-based Approach},
  author={Anton von Schantz and Harri Ehtamo and Simo Hostikka},
  journal={Collective Dynamics},
In case of a threat in a public space, the crowd in it should be moved to a shelter or evacuated without delays. Risk management and evacuation planning in public spaces should also take into account uncertainties in the traffic patterns of crowd flow. One way to account for the uncertainties is to make use of safety staff, or guides, that lead the crowd out of the building according to an evacuation plan. Nevertheless, solving the minimum time evacuation plan is a computationally… Expand


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