A Study on the Optimization of the Accommodation Number at Health Examination Center using Agent Based Modeling
Suktae Kim,Department of Interior Architecture, College of Engineering, Inje University, Gimhae, Republic of Korea
The efficiency of moving path and reduction of waiting time are significant for health examination centers in terms of the convenience of examinees. Thus, this study identified problems of illustrated health examination centers and set the adjustment of the number of service and despair exchange as alternatives by using index drawn by agent-based simulations. Thus, it could obtain the improved effect of efficiency such as enormous reduction of time for examination time and rising numbers of people available for accommodation through the test simulation. The moderate setting of the number of service and the area distribution of space greatly affect the reduction of examination time and reasonable arrangement was effective in cutting the length of moving path. If this is applied to the phase of architectural design, it will be useful for reasonable spatial arrangement and calculating size with low costs.
Health Examination Center, Agent based Model, Discrete Event Simulation
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