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PED: Pedestrian Environment Designer [article]

James McIlveen, Steve Maddock, Peter Heywood, Paul Richmond
2016 Computer Graphics and Visual Computing (CGVC)  
With the Pedestrian Environment Designer (PED) interface, authors can define environments using tools similar to those found in raster graphics editing software such as PhotoshopTM.  ...  Pedestrian simulations have many uses, from pedestrian planning for architecture design through to games and entertainment.  ...  Our Pedestrian Environment Designer (PED) is an intuitive tool for the creation of these environments.  ... 
doi:10.2312/cgvc.20161304 dblp:conf/tpcg/McIlveenMHR16 fatcat:aek66ssvk5gjdlqcbe2cvnzjt4

Built Environment Determinants of Pedestrian Activities and Their Consideration in Urban Street Design

Regine Gerike, Caroline Koszowski, Bettina Schröter, Ralph Buehler, Paul Schepers, Johannes Weber, Rico Wittwer, Peter Jones
2021 Sustainability  
Pedestrian facilities have been regarded in urban street design as "leftover spaces" for years, but, currently, there is a growing interest in walking and improving the quality of street environments.  ...  The results show that urban street design guidance is well advanced in measuring space requirements for known volumes of moving pedestrians, but less in planning pleasant street environments that encourage  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13169362 fatcat:kalicp2lnfemxfqnchb77coqei

MARL-Ped+Hitmap: Towards Improving Agent-Based Simulations with Distributed Arrays [chapter]

Eduardo Rodriguez-Gutiez, Francisco Martinez-Gil, Juan Manuel Orduña, Arturo Gonzalez-Escribano
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
MARL-Ped uses one MPI process for each agent by design, with a fixed fine-grain granularity.  ...  As a first approximation, we use the MARL-Ped multi-agent pedestrian simulation software as a case of study for intra-node cases.  ...  MARL-Ped & Hitmap MARL-Ped MARL-Ped is a multi-agent system tool for pedestrian simulation which uses reinforcement learning (RL) [15] in each agent to learn the individual behavior of a single pedestrian  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-49956-7_17 fatcat:evgv2epefng4bad6mworhqgimy

Ped-Air: A Simulator for Loading, Unloading, and Evacuating Aircraft

Andrew Best, Sean Curtis, David Kasik, Christopher Senesac, Tim Sikora, Dinesh Manocha
2014 Transportation Research Procedia  
We present Ped-Air, a pedestrian simulation system to model the loading, unloading, and evacuation of commercial aircraft.  ...  Ped-Air models different categories of passengers and flight crew, capturing their unique behaviors and complex interactions.  ...  of the goals and challenges in terms of the design of Ped-Air.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2014.09.052 fatcat:nfqabvnfuzeltj5v3pov32ieny

MARL-Ped: A multi-agent reinforcement learning based framework to simulate pedestrian groups

Francisco Martinez-Gil, Miguel Lozano, Fernando Fernández
2014 Simulation modelling practice and theory  
In our Multi-Agent Reinforcement-Learning-based Pedestrian simulation framework (MARL-Ped) the situation is addressed as a whole.  ...  These results demonstrate empirically that MARL-Ped generates variate plausible behaviors, producing human-like macroscopic pedestrian flow.  ...  MARL-Ped overview MARL-Ped is a Multi-agent framework that has two kinds of agents: the learning agents and the environment agent.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2014.06.005 fatcat:hlhj2iby4rhmtavvnx5uvitxde

Generation of Pedestrian Crossing Scenarios Using Ped-Cross Generative Adversarial Network

James Spooner, Vasile Palade, Madeline Cheah, Stratis Kanarachos, Alireza Daneshkhah
2021 Applied Sciences  
The Ped-Cross GAN is trained with the Pedestrian Scenario dataset. The novel Pedestrian Scenario dataset, derived from existing datasets, enables training on richer pedestrian scenarios.  ...  In this paper, we present a novel Generative Adversarial Networks named the Ped-Cross GAN. Ped-Cross GAN is able to generate crossing sequences of pedestrians in the form of human pose sequences.  ...  Data Availability Statement: 20% of the Pedestrian Scenario Dataset will be freely available at  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11020471 fatcat:gus4xxs7gzb3pberkpvbehlqym

Citizens and Positive Energy Districts: Are Espoo and Leipzig Ready for PEDs?

Zarrin Fatima, Uta Pollmer, Saga-Sofia Santala, Kaisa Kontu, Marion Ticklen
2021 Buildings  
As lighthouse cities, findings from Espoo and Leipzig are also aimed at cities across Europe and beyond to boost development of PEDs together with citizens.  ...  This paper looks at citizen engagement in Espoo (Finland) and Leipzig (Germany), and it determines whether the cities are ready for developing and implementing positive energy districts (PEDs).  ...  Participatory design research workshops (1.5-2 h) were conducted on five themes: pedestrian, bicycling, public transportation, shared mobility, and mobility inside hybrid buildings.  ... 
doi:10.3390/buildings11030102 fatcat:ncopfcflsfezfjrshuvpk6rk7i

Impact of Downlink Distributed and Adjacent Subcarrier Permutation Modes on the Performance of Mobile WiMAX System in ITU-R Ped. B Channel with Obtaining Optimum Cyclic Prefix

Safwan E. Abdul Fatah, Dr. Sami A. Mawjoud
2012 Al-Rafidain Engineering Journal  
The results are expressed in terms of the maximum achievable throughput and operating distance from base station in pedestrian multipath fading channel (ITU-R Ped.  ...  The simulation presented in this paper is based on the pedestrian B channel (referred to as Ped.  ...  Table ( 2) shows the normalized power profiles for the pedestrian B test environment tappeddelay-line parameters.  ... 
doi:10.33899/rengj.2012.54157 fatcat:vipdprsjqbbphb2nztb2ocg7y4

Numerical modeling of condition of the bridge structure based on the results of national surveys

G. V. Degtyarev, G. S. Molotkovc Cand of Ped, N. Sekisov, D. А. Datsjo
2018 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
The design model describes in detail the structural design of the structure.  ...  The loss of cross-section of the reinforcement from corrosion in the span structures of the bridge (monolithic sections and prefabricated structures of pedestrian areas) is up to 16, 6%.  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v7i2.13.11866 fatcat:6srhj4kic5gg3lvidnmbgi3y2u

Computer based pedestrian landscape design using decision tree templates

Baranidharan Raman, Jody R. Naderi
2006 Advanced Engineering Informatics  
In this paper, we demonstrate the application of a decision tree learning algorithm for designing pedestrian landscapes that encourage walking for health.  ...  Decision trees extracted from the knowledge base were used in the design of pedestrian landscapes, which were tested in a transportation simulator.  ...  A detailed discussion of the pedestrian environmental attributes consideration is presented in Ref. [13] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.aei.2005.08.002 fatcat:et2qjxh3prb3ljksbedlg7hn34


Hashim Mohammed Alhassan, Nordiana Mashros
2016 Jurnal Teknologi  
That of the hospital environment was 75.099 m/min and a critical density of 4.36 ped/m 2 .  ...  The modelling effort showed that the free walking speed in the university environment was 68.052 m/min with a critical density of 3.15 ped/m 2 .  ...  In the hospital environment, the main theatre attracted the most pedestrians with an average of 9.13 ped/min followed by pedestrians heading to the surgical wards with a flow rate of 7.13 ped/m/min as  ... 
doi:10.11113/jt.v78.7997 fatcat:2zbfwvympbh2hpvrabwcfhrjlu

The development and testing of an audit for the pedestrian environment

Kelly J. Clifton, Andréa D. Livi Smith, Daniel Rodriguez
2007 Landscape and Urban Planning  
Pedestrian Environmental Data Scan (PEDS).  ...  The PEDS audit methodology provides a comprehensive method to evaluate pedestrian environments for academics involved with transportation and physical activity research as well as practitioners seeking  ...  Pedestrian environmental data scan The Pedestrian Environmental Data Scan was designed to 165 capture a range of elements of the built and natural environment efficiently and reliably.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2006.06.008 fatcat:p4ejtjmqybb45jcwgfd2vgvlwa

Improving Pedestrian Access to Transit: City of Gresham's Ped-to-MAX Program [article]

Rebecca Ocken, Washington (State). Dept. Of Transportation
The "Ped-to-MAX" program was created to ease these barriers and improve the pedestrian environment around Gresham's eight light rail stations and town centers, where pedestrian activity is high, even though  ...  The Ped-to-MAX program redesigns existing street right-of-way and constructs facilities for pedestrians which will improve safety yet accommodate traffic.  ...  The City had eight months to design Phase I of Ped-to-MAX or risk losing CMAQ funding.  ... 
doi:10.21949/1403559 fatcat:4f4p7gqd7zhg3aptnv3k7ohsjq

Influence of street design characteristics on walkability: Case studies of two neighborhoods in Erbil

2018 Zanco Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences  
To achieve the research objectives, the authors identified the environmental indicators in the literature review and assessed their impacts on the relationship between walking activity and build environment  ...  The major purpose of this research is to test the effects of street design characteristics on walkability.  ...  Then, pedestrian environment data scan (PEDS) was used as the measuring tool. This tool involves the direct observation for measuring the detailed design of built environment affecting walkability.  ... 
doi:10.21271/zjpas.2018.30.3.6 fatcat:ymubgdbghbasbeml5furkhx224

Constructing pedestrian level of service based on the perspective of visual impairment person

Russ Bona Frazila, Febri Zukhruf, Cavin Ornando Simorangkir, Jzolanda Tsavalista Burhani, R.D. Wirahadikusumah, B. Hasiholan, P. Kusumaningrum
2019 MATEC Web of Conferences  
On the other side, the growth attention is given to the inclusive pedestrian environment that pay a great consideration to the persons with disabilities (PWDs), including the visual impairment person (  ...  Moreover, the universal design of the public facilities, which has minimum barriers for the PWDs needs to be promoted more, to attain better accessibility for the public.  ...  These levels of service provided a qualitative method of designing new or evaluating existing pedestrian environments [10] .  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201927003009 fatcat:d4d4ph2fmrfmhdy2rlsqccnlca
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