Using Time Use Surveys in Multi Agent based Simulations of Human Activity

Quentin Reynaud, Yvon Haradji, François Sempé, Nicolas Sabouret


Human behavior simulations in multi agent systems often lack data to calibrate and qualify the representativeness of the simulated behaviors. In this paper, we will show that massive investigations such as time-use surveys allow us to obtain this type of data. At the present time, time-use surveys are mostly used to validate the realism of human activity at a macroscopic level (population scale). In this paper, we present a new method of human behavior generation that combines the use of time-use surveys to calibrate human activities, with a multi agent system enabling simulated behaviors to gain reactivity, autonomy, coordination and realism at a microscopic level (individual scale).


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Reynaud Q., Haradji Y., Sempé F. and Sabouret N. (2017). Using Time Use Surveys in Multi Agent based Simulations of Human Activity . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-219-6, pages 67-77. DOI: 10.5220/0006189100670077

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author={Quentin Reynaud and Yvon Haradji and François Sempé and Nicolas Sabouret},
title={Using Time Use Surveys in Multi Agent based Simulations of Human Activity},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - Using Time Use Surveys in Multi Agent based Simulations of Human Activity
SN - 978-989-758-219-6
AU - Reynaud Q.
AU - Haradji Y.
AU - Sempé F.
AU - Sabouret N.
PY - 2017
SP - 67
EP - 77
DO - 10.5220/0006189100670077