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Convergent Plans for Large-Scale Evacuations

Even, Caroline; Pillac, Victor; Van Hentenryck, Pascal


Evacuation planning is a critical aspect of disaster preparedness and response to minimize the number of people exposed to a threat. Controlled evacuations aim at managing the flow of evacuees as efficiently as possible and have been shown to produce significant benefits compared to self-evacuations. However, existing approaches do not capture the delays introduced by diverging and crossing evacuation routes, although evidence from actual evacuations highlights that these can lead to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Conference paper
Source: HVAC-Aware Occupancy Scheduling


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