A Study of Map Data Influence on Disaster and Rescue Simulation’s Results

  • Kei Sato
  • Tomoichi Takahashi
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 325)


Applying the agent-based simulation system to real cases requires the fidelity of the simulations. It is desired to simulate disasters situations under environments that are close to real ones qualitatively and quantitatively. Maps are a key component of the disaster and rescue simulation system. We propose a method to create more real maps using open GIS data and discuss the simulation results between two maps. Buildings data of one map is generated by programs and the other is created from real data. The experiments show clear difference between the simulation results, and the causes of the difference are discussed.


Road Network Railway Track Rescue Agent Ignition Point Fire Simulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kei Sato
    • 1
  • Tomoichi Takahashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Meijo University 

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