# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

September  2015, 10(3): 559-578. doi: 10.3934/nhm.2015.10.559

## Keep right or left? Towards a cognitive-mathematical model for pedestrians

 1 Rutgers University, Department of Psychology, Camden, NJ 08102, United States, United States 2 Équipe M2N - EA 7340, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Paris 3 Joseph and Loretta Lopez Chair Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Program Director, Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Rutgers University - Camden, 311 N 5th Street, Camden, NJ 08102

Received  March 2015 Revised  May 2015 Published  July 2015

In this paper we discuss the necessity of insight in the cognitive processes involved in environment navigation into mathematical models for pedestrian motion. We first provide a review of psychological literature on the cognitive processes involved in walking and on the quantitative one coming from applied mathematics, physics, and engineering. Then, we present a critical analysis of the experimental setting for model testing and we show experimental results given by observation. Finally we propose a cognitive model making use of psychological insight as well as optimization models from robotics.
Citation: Mary J. Bravo, Marco Caponigro, Emily Leibowitz, Benedetto Piccoli. Keep right or left? Towards a cognitive-mathematical model for pedestrians. Networks & Heterogeneous Media, 2015, 10 (3) : 559-578. doi: 10.3934/nhm.2015.10.559
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