Class #17: Motion of Crowds and Flocks


  • Topics:
    - Group behaviors
    - Local vs. global motion planning
    - Deformable crowds
    - Follow-the-leader model
  • Required Readings:
    • Flocking behaviors:
      O.B. Bayazit, J.M. Lien, N.M. Amato. Better Flocking Behaviors in Complex Environments using Global Roadmaps., Proc. Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR'02),
      Nice, France, Dec. 2002. [pdf]
    • Follow-the-leader model:
      T.Y. Li, Y.J. Jeng, S. Chang. Simulating Virtual Human Crowds with a Leader-Follower Model. Proc. 2001 Computer Animation
      Conf., Korea, Nov. 2001. [pdf]


·         Powerpoint slides:

o        Introduction  

o        Paper 1  

o        Paper 2