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The Virtual Marathon: Parallel Computing Supports Crowd Simulations

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3 Author(s)
Yilmaz, E. ; Inf. Inst., Middle East Tech. Univ., Ankara, Turkey ; Isler, V. ; Cetin, Y.Y.

To be realistic, an urban model must include appropriate numbers of pedestrians, vehicles, and other dynamic entities. Using a parallel computing architecture, researchers simulated a marathon with more than a million participants. To simulate participant behavior, they used fuzzy logic on a GPU to perform millions of inferences in real time.

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Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE  (Volume:29 ,  Issue: 4 )