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Human Guiding, Turning Theory into Practice

  • J. Lindström
  • L. Barna
  • P. Stevn
  • R. Eggleton
Conference paper

Abstract

We introduce an intelligent lighting system for dynamic pedestrian guiding. Its benefits in emergency situations are demonstrated through a simulated evacuation scenario. A pilot system for passenger flow optimization is presented as an example of a non-emergency application. The system is useful for implementing solutions for pedestrian guiding found through modeling and simulations.

Keywords

Fire Dynamics Simulator Pedestrian Traffic Building Evacuation Traffic Designer Human Guide 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Lindström
    • 1
  • L. Barna
    • 1
  • P. Stevn
    • 1
  • R. Eggleton
    • 1
  1. 1.MariMils OyVantaaFinland

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