A Case for Identity Hierarchies in Simulating Social Groups

A. Platt, A. Kneidl

Abstract


By considering previous empirical studies in group dynamics, modelling designs for pedestrian simulators and psychological and sociological theories of crowd behaviour, we briefly present a hierarchical, identity-based approach to simulating pedestrian social groups.

Keywords


group modelling; social identity; simulation; pedestrian modelling; hierarchical structure

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