The simulation of crowds at very large events

  title={The simulation of crowds at very large events},
  author={Hubert Kl{\"u}pfel TraffGo},
  • Hubert Klüpfel TraffGo
  • Published 2006
In this article, we show tow examples for the application of pedestrian flow simulation and analysis: the World Youth Day 2005 in Cologne and the egress (non-emergency) from a football stadium. Various circumstances are specific for religious events. The persons might perform rituals and therefore the pat-terns of movement or gathering are governed by rules that go beyond simple necessity or comfort. Furthermore, the persons are usually very much attracted by the (idealistic) aim of their… CONTINUE READING
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