Mathematics can reduce crowd deaths

Stampedes and claustrophobia in crowded places leading to injuries and deaths has become quite the norm over the years. Be it a musical concert or a religious gathering, a sports event or a shopping fest, or even a local train, overly crowded places are quite popular for the disasters that come packaged with it. In a fervent bid to prevent this, mathematicians are resorting to the numbers game to model crowd movement to establish safety measures. Measuring crowd behavior with a mobile app Mathematicians Read more [...]

A technology enthusiast who loves exploring gadgets by decoding the software used behind it. Shikha is an electronics and communication engineer and she keeps herself updated by reading technology blogs and whitepapers on cloud computing, networking and telecom.

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