Self-propelled pedestrian dynamics model: Application to passenger movement and infection propagation in airplanes

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Namilae, S. ; Srinivasan, A. ; Mubayi, A. ; Scotch, M. ; Pahle, R. (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, volume 465, pages 248-260 (issn: 0378-4371)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2016.08.028
  • Subject: Condensed Matter Physics | Physics - Physics and Society | Statistics and Probability

Reducing the number of contacts between passengers on an airplane can potentially curb the spread of infectious diseases. In this paper, a social force based pedestrian movement model is formulated and applied to evaluate the movement and contacts among passengers durin... View more
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