Collective dynamics of pedestrians interacting with attractions

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Collective dynamics of pedestrians interacting with attractions. / Kwak, Jaeyoung; Jo, Hang-Hyun; Luttinen, Tapio; Kosonen, Iisakki.

In: Physical Review E, Vol. 88, No. 6, 062810, 2013, p. 1-6.

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title = "Collective dynamics of pedestrians interacting with attractions",
abstract = "In order to investigate collective effects of interactions between pedestrians and attractions, this study extends the social force model. Such interactions lead pedestrians to form stable clusters around attractions, or even to rush into attractions if the interaction becomes stronger. It is also found that for high pedestrian density and intermediate interaction strength, some pedestrians rush into attractions while others move to neighboring attractions. These collective patterns of pedestrian movements or phases and transitions between them are systematically presented in a phase diagram. The results suggest that safe and efficient use of pedestrian areas can be achieved by moderating the pedestrian density and the strength of attractive interaction, for example, in order to avoid situations involving extreme desire for limited resources.",
keywords = "pedestrian dynamics; statistical physics; phase transition, pedestrian dynamics; statistical physics; phase transition, pedestrian dynamics, statistical physics, phase transition",
author = "Jaeyoung Kwak and Hang-Hyun Jo and Tapio Luttinen and Iisakki Kosonen",
year = "2013",
doi = "10.1103/PhysRevE.88.062810",
language = "English",
volume = "88",
pages = "1--6",
journal = "Physical Review E",
issn = "2470-0045",
publisher = "American Physical Society",
number = "6",

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AU - Kwak, Jaeyoung

AU - Jo, Hang-Hyun

AU - Luttinen, Tapio

AU - Kosonen, Iisakki

PY - 2013

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N2 - In order to investigate collective effects of interactions between pedestrians and attractions, this study extends the social force model. Such interactions lead pedestrians to form stable clusters around attractions, or even to rush into attractions if the interaction becomes stronger. It is also found that for high pedestrian density and intermediate interaction strength, some pedestrians rush into attractions while others move to neighboring attractions. These collective patterns of pedestrian movements or phases and transitions between them are systematically presented in a phase diagram. The results suggest that safe and efficient use of pedestrian areas can be achieved by moderating the pedestrian density and the strength of attractive interaction, for example, in order to avoid situations involving extreme desire for limited resources.

AB - In order to investigate collective effects of interactions between pedestrians and attractions, this study extends the social force model. Such interactions lead pedestrians to form stable clusters around attractions, or even to rush into attractions if the interaction becomes stronger. It is also found that for high pedestrian density and intermediate interaction strength, some pedestrians rush into attractions while others move to neighboring attractions. These collective patterns of pedestrian movements or phases and transitions between them are systematically presented in a phase diagram. The results suggest that safe and efficient use of pedestrian areas can be achieved by moderating the pedestrian density and the strength of attractive interaction, for example, in order to avoid situations involving extreme desire for limited resources.

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KW - pedestrian dynamics; statistical physics; phase transition

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