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The Effect of Marks on the Pedestrian Evacuation

P.-J. MA, J.-F. ZHU


Pedestrian flow has been being focused since last decade. It is not only the demand from the theory of pedestrian flow itself, but from the request of the public security as well. And it is wanted to reveal the universal law of the crowd behavior. In this brief report, we investigate the pedestrians’ getting outside a hall by our model. The view radius of the Vicsek model is introduced to our pedestrian flow model. It is studied the effects of the marks which point to exit location on the pedestrians evacuation. And it is discovered that it exists the optimal location of the marks according to the pedestrians with the certain view radius.

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