Cellular Model of Pedestrian Dynamics with Adaptive Time Span

  • Marek Bukáček
  • Pavel HrabákEmail author
  • Milan Krbálek
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8385)


A cellular model of pedestrian dynamics based on the Floor Field model is presented. Contrary to the parallel update in Floor Field, the concept of adaptive time span is introduced. This concept, together with the concept of bounds, supports the spontaneous line formation and chaotic queue in front of the bottleneck. Model simulations are compared to the experiment “passing through”, from which a phase transition from low to high density is observed.


Pedestrian dynamics Experimental study of phase transition Adaptive time span 



This work was supported by the grant SGS12/197/OHK4/3T/14 and by the MSMT research program under the contract MSM 6840770039.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek Bukáček
    • 1
  • Pavel Hrabák
    • 1
    Email author
  • Milan Krbálek
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical EngineeringCzech Technical University in PraguePragueCzech Republic

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