Investigating the impact of culture on evacuation behaviour
Galea, Edwin, Deere, S., Sharp, G., Filippidis, L. and Hulse, L. (2010) Investigating the impact of culture on evacuation behaviour. In: Interflam 2010: 12th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference. Interscience Communications, Greenwich, London, UK, pp. 879-892. ISBN 9780954121655Full text not available from this repository.
A framework to enable the systematic analysis of Response Phase behaviours is presented and applied to an unannounced evacuation trial in a university library in the Czech Republic. The framework not only provides a consistent method for describing Response Phase behaviour, but also provides a framework for classifying and quantifying the Response Phase other than simply using the overall response time. The framework also provides a means of predicting average response times based on a number of empirical factors. This work forms the basis of a large study concerned with investigating the impact of culture on evacuation behaviour.
|Item Type:||Conference Proceedings|
|Title of Proceedings:||Interflam 2010: 12th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference|
|Additional Information:|| In section on 'Human Behaviour: Evacuation and Egress. This paper was first presented at Interflam 2010 forms part of the published proceedings from the 12th International Fire Science and Engineering Conference (INTERFLAM 2010), 5-7 July 2010, at the East Midlands Conference Centre, University of Nottingham, UK.  ISBN: 9780954121655 (Vol 1); 9780955654879 (Vols 1& 2, CD ROM)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||response phase behaviour, evacuation behaviour|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences|
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis > Fire Safety Engineering Group
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Mathematical Sciences
|Last Modified:||09 Apr 2014 10:40|
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