Modeling Crowd and Trained Leader Behavior during Building Evacuation

@article{Pelechano2006ModelingCA,
  title={Modeling Crowd and Trained Leader Behavior during Building Evacuation},
  author={Nuria Pelechano and Norman I. Badler},
  journal={IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications},
  year={2006},
  volume={26}
}
This article considers animating evacuation in complex buildings by crowds who might not know the structure's connectivity, or who find routes accidentally blocked. It takes into account simulated crowd behavior under two conditions: where agents communicate building route knowledge, and where agents take different roles such as trained personnel, leaders, and followers 

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