Evacuation Simulation through Formal Emotional Agent based Modelling

Ilias Sakellariou, Petros Kefalas, Ioanna Stamatopoulou


Evacuation Simulation is recognised as an important tool for assessing design choices for urban areas. Although a number of approaches have been introduced, it is widely acceptable that such simulation scenarios demand modelling of emotional aspects of evacuees, and how these affect their behaviour. The present work, proposes that formal agent modelling based on eX-machines can rigorously define but also naturally lead to realistic simulations of such scenarios. eX-machines can model agent behaviour influenced by emotions, including social aspects of emotions, such as emotion contagion. The developed formal model is refined to simulation code, that is able to visualise and simulate crowd believable behaviour.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Sakellariou I., Kefalas P. and Stamatopoulou I. (2014). Evacuation Simulation through Formal Emotional Agent based Modelling . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-016-1, pages 193-200. DOI: 10.5220/0004824601930200

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author={Ilias Sakellariou and Petros Kefalas and Ioanna Stamatopoulou},
title={Evacuation Simulation through Formal Emotional Agent based Modelling},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - Evacuation Simulation through Formal Emotional Agent based Modelling
SN - 978-989-758-016-1
AU - Sakellariou I.
AU - Kefalas P.
AU - Stamatopoulou I.
PY - 2014
SP - 193
EP - 200
DO - 10.5220/0004824601930200