Development of a Safest Routing Algorithm for Evacuation Simulation in Case of Fire

Denis Shikhalev, Renat Khabibulin, Armel Ulrich Kemloh Wagoum

Abstract

Route choice of pedestrians during an emergency evacuation can be influenced by many factors. In this contribution we elaborate three criteria to consider during an evacuation with a fire hazard. The criteria are combined in an objective function which is minimized during the simulation. The function defines the safeness of a route. In addition an algorithm is presented which evaluates and redirects the pedestrians to the safest path during the simulation. The algorithm shows a positive impact on the evacuation time and overall on the safety during an evacuation simulation. A long term goal of the presented algorithm could be the integration in an evacuation system that gives instructions or recommendations during the evacuation process using dynamic indicators.

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Shikhalev D., Khabibulin R. and Ulrich Kemloh Wagoum A. (2014). Development of a Safest Routing Algorithm for Evacuation Simulation in Case of Fire . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-015-4, pages 685-690. DOI: 10.5220/0004919706850690


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@conference{icaart14,
author={Denis Shikhalev and Renat Khabibulin and Armel Ulrich Kemloh Wagoum},
title={Development of a Safest Routing Algorithm for Evacuation Simulation in Case of Fire},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2014},
pages={685-690},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004919706850690},
isbn={978-989-758-015-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - Development of a Safest Routing Algorithm for Evacuation Simulation in Case of Fire
SN - 978-989-758-015-4
AU - Shikhalev D.
AU - Khabibulin R.
AU - Ulrich Kemloh Wagoum A.
PY - 2014
SP - 685
EP - 690
DO - 10.5220/0004919706850690