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Forest Fire Spread Modelling In Practice

Abstract : In this paper, we model forest fire spread on a grid of 2-D cells representing the landscape. The centers and the corners of the cells are connected to similar points by directed edges according to predefined neighbourhoods. This generates a graph over which fire can potentially spread. The fire rates of spread on the different edges are obtained by 3-D calculations under the assumption that local fires can be modelled by ellipses. Then, fire growth and eventually the final fire shape are elaborated using the Dijkstra's shortest path algorithm.
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Submitted on : Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 3:20:47 PM
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Yves Dumond. Forest Fire Spread Modelling In Practice. The 2016 European Simulation and Modelling Conference, Oct 2016, Las Palmas, Spain. pp.341-347. ⟨hal-01393112⟩

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