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Adaptive decision-making in buildingEXODUS

Adaptive decision-making in buildingEXODUS

Gwynne, S., Galea, E.R., Lawrence, P., Owen, M. and Filippidis, L. (1998) Adaptive decision-making in buildingEXODUS. CMS Press, Greenwich, London, UK. ISBN 1899991395

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Abstract

Given the importance of occupant behaviour on evacuation efficiency, a new behavioural feature has been implemented into buildingEXODUS. This feature concerns the response of occupants to exit selection and re-direction. This behaviour is not simply pre-determined by the user as part of the initialisation process, but involves the occupant taking decisions based on their previous experiences and the information available to them. This information concerns the occupants prior knowledge of the enclosure and line-of-sight information concerning queues at neighbouring exits. This new feature is demonstrated and reviewed through several examples.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: [1] CMS Press No: 98/IM/42.
Uncontrolled Keywords: buildingEXODUS, EXODUS software, software tools, evacuation simulation, buildings
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TH Building construction
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis > Fire Safety Engineering Group
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Mathematical Sciences
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 08:59
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/202

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