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Friday, November 21, 2014

Modeling Movement of Crowds

In Nature:  We looked at this kind of research for retail behavior insight.

Mathematical time law governs crowd flow

Pedestrians avoid bumping into each other by anticipating when their paths would collide.

Walking in crowds means predicting the future. When navigating heavily trafficked areas, people adjust their paths after subconsciously calculating how long it would take to collide with another person.

Researchers have come to this conclusion by analysing videos of crowds. They say that it could lead to safer design of public spaces and help in the development of crowd-monitoring methods to prevent deadly stampedes. .... "

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