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An Adaptive System for Movement Decision Support in Building Evacuation

  • Avgoustinos Filippoupolitis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 62)

Abstract

In this paper we propose the use of a system that provides movement decision support to evacuees. We first present a fully distributed system, which takes into account the spatial characteristics of hazard propagation. We also design and evaluate a system that is based on a decentralised architecture. We use a multi-agent simulation platform for building evacuation that we developed, in order to evaluate our proposed systems.

Keywords

Sensor Network Sensor Node Decision Support System Robot Navigation Building Evacuation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Intelligent Systems and NetworksImperial College LondonLondonUK

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