Modeling the Desired Direction in a Force-Based Model for Pedestrian Dynamics

  title={Modeling the Desired Direction in a Force-Based Model for Pedestrian Dynamics},
  author={Mohcine Chraibi and Martina Freialdenhoven and Andreas Schadschneider and Armin Seyfried},
We introduce an enhanced model based on the generalized centrifugal force model. Furthermore, the desired direction of pedestrians is investigated. A new approach leaning on the well-known concept of static and dynamic floor-fields in cellular automata is presented. Numerical results of the model are presented and compared with empirical data. 

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