Towards Affective Situated Cellular Agents

  • Stefania Bandini
  • Sara Manzoni
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4173)


In this paper we introduce Affective agents, a formal framework based on Situated Cellular Agents (SCA) approach to represent crowding phenomena as resulting from the interaction of reactive situated agents. The main aim of this work is to extend the previously introduced SCA–based approach to crowd modeling and simulation, in order to explicitly represent agents’ emotional states and to study the role of emotion interaction and diffusion within crowding situations.


Emotional State Cellular Automaton Basic Emotion Autonomous Entity Emotion Interaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefania Bandini
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  • Sara Manzoni
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica, Sistemistica e ComunicazioneUniversità degli Studi di Milano–BicoccaMilanoItaly

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