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Visual attention and the acquisition of information in human crowds.

Abstract:

Pedestrian crowds can form the substrate of important socially contagious behaviors, including propagation of visual attention, violence, opinions, and emotional state. However, relating individual to collective behavior is often difficult, and quantitative studies have largely used laboratory experimentation. We present two studies in which we tracked the motion and head direction of 3,325 pedestrians in natural crowds to quantify the extent, influence, and context dependence of socially tra...

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10.1073/pnas.1116141109

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Gallup, AC More by this author
Sumpter, DJ More by this author
Garnier, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
109
Issue:
19
Pages:
7245-7250
Publication date:
2012-05-05
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
URN:
uuid:9842ce4d-9425-4a99-bf5d-7158ece9b6bf
Source identifiers:
334110
Local pid:
pubs:334110

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