A Fuzzy Logic Based Approach for Crowd Simulation

  • Meng Li
  • ShiLei Li
  • JiaHong Liang
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 149)


In this article, we present a new approach which incorporates fuzzy logic with data-driven crowd simulation method. Behavior rules are derived from the state-action samples obtained from crowd videos by MLFE algorithm. The derived rules complement the disadvantages of rule-based approach in the situation where the crowd behavior can’t be reduced to rules, i.e., calibrate the behaviors produced by rule-based approach. During a simulation, the new derived rules can be combined with pre-defined ones. Then, the compositive rules are treated in the overview of fuzzy logic to simulate various crowd behaviors. It is noticeable that the derived rules can be used independently for data-driven crowd simulation or be incorporated with predefined rules. The advantages of our approach are obvious: interoperability, universality and behavior’s diversity.


crowd simulation fuzzy logic MLFE rule extraction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Mechanical Engineering and AutomationNational University of Defence TechnologyChangshaP.R. China
  2. 2.Department of Information Security, College of Electronic EngineeringNaval University of EngineeringWuhanP.R. China

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