Pedestrian dynamics in single-file movement of crowd with different age compositions.

@article{Cao2016PedestrianDI,
  title={Pedestrian dynamics in single-file movement of crowd with different age compositions.},
  author={Shuchao Cao and Jun Zhang and Dan R. Salden and Jian Ma and Chang’an Shi and Ruifang Zhang},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  year={2016},
  volume={94 1-1},
  pages={
          012312
        }
}
An aging population is bringing new challenges to the management of escape routes and facility design in many countries. This paper investigates pedestrian movement properties of crowd with different age compositions. Three pedestrian groups are considered: young student group, old people group, and mixed group. It is found that traffic jams occur more frequently in mixed group due to the great differences of mobilities and self-adaptive abilities among pedestrians. The jams propagate backward… 
Single-file pedestrian flow experiments under high-density conditions
Contrastive study on the single-file pedestrian movement of the elderly and other age groups
TLDR
In this work, single-file movement of the elderly are experimentally compared with that of different age groups and indicates that the age is not the only factor influencing the pedestrian dynamics but the heterogeneity of the crowd composition and the familiarity among neighboring pedestrians also have significant effects.
The influence of individual impairments in crowd dynamics
TLDR
A series of well-controlled large-scale movement studies considering pedestrians with different disabilities was carried out to reduce the lack of data on the quantification of movement through bottlenecks.
Experimental Study of Collective Pedestrian Dynamics
TLDR
This work shows how pedestrians adapt their headways in single-file motion depending on the (prescribed) leader's velocity, and studies the crowd's response to its crossing by a pedestrian or a cylindrical obstacle of 74cm in diameter.
The fundamental diagrams of elderly pedestrian flow in straight corridors under different densities
The worldwide population is aging and countries are facing ongoing challenges in meeting the transportation demand of the elderly. In this study, we investigate the movement characteristics of elders
Traffic flow in a crowd of pedestrians walking at different speeds.
TLDR
It is found that the spontaneous lane formation, that occurs in bidirectional flow, does not occur in flow in which the speed is heterogeneous, thereby resulting in a spatial density distribution with large variance.
Dynamic analysis of single-file pedestrian movement with maintaining social distancing in times of pandemic
TLDR
The findings indicate that social distancing measures do make pedestrians keep a greater distance, but there are social distance violations, and the comparison with normal conditions shows that pedestrians are more able to comply with the prescribed social distance and stop less in single-file movement.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 33 REFERENCES
Transport
  • K. Huth
  • Economics
    Canadian Medical Association Journal
  • 2015
Transportation facilitates access to the labour market, healthcare and education infrastructure as well as to other services and infrastructures necessary for improving the welfare of individuals and
Phys
  • Rev. E 85, 036111
  • 2012
Physical Review E 85
  • 036111
  • 2012
Neurocomputing 100
  • 127
  • 2013
and A
  • Schadschneider, Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2008
  • 2010
Mech
  • 2005
Physica A: Stat
  • Mech. Appl. 440, 49
  • 2015
Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 440
  • 49
  • 2015
and S
  • M. Gwynne, in 6th Human Behaviour in Fire Symposium 2015
  • 2015
Pattern Recognit
  • Lett. 44, 58
  • 2014
...
1
2
3
4
...