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Problem Decomposition for Evacuation Simulation Using Network Flow

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3 Author(s)
Murphy, S.O. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. Coll. Cork, Cork, Ireland ; Brown, K.N. ; Sreenan, C.

Simulation of building evacuations can be a powerful tool for predicting evacuation outcomes, but for this prediction to be useful it must be produced in a timely manner. The building evacuation outcomes are dependent on the movement decisions of the occupants, but simulating all possible combinations of occupant decisions is infeasible. Our contribution is a novel technique using building structure knowledge in the form of a Network Flow Graph to determine where and when occupants might interact with one another. We decompose the problem into non-interacting groups, to be simulated separately, which leads to a significant simulation workload reduction.

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Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT), 2012 IEEE/ACM 16th International Symposium on

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25-27 Oct. 2012

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