Collective behavior

Understanding individual and collective human mobility patterns in twelve crowding events occurred in Shenzhen

Crowding events, which pose tremendous pressure to city management and society safety, are a typical manifestation of anomalous human mobility in metropolitan areas. However, we are still lacking a comprehensive understanding of the anomalous human …

A mobility network approach to identify and anticipate large crowd gatherings

The study of large crowd gatherings combines aspects of longer-range human mobility with site-specific pedestrian dynamics. Recently, substantial progress has been made in understanding the collective behaviors of crowds on the site-specific scale. …