A Study on the Visual Factors and Movement Behavior Affecting Natural Movement

자연이동에 영향을 미치는 시각적 요인 및 이동행태에 관한 연구

  • Lee, Seung-Jae
  • 이승재
  • Received : 2015.05.27
  • Accepted : 2015.08.10
  • Published : 2015.08.30


The purpose of this study was to analyze the correlation between visibility and natural movement through the experiment in the virtual space. Natural movement is basic movement behavior which is guided by natural vision. So it is important to secure basic data for the visual factors affecting natural movement in the visibility-movement research field. The relationships between visibility and movement from previous studies were discussed and their correlation was analyzed under controled experimental conditions. The results showed that visual distance affected the natural movement. The movement pattern under short visual distance condition was especially similar to the visitors circular pattern in a gallery. Although previous studies suggested that movement was strongly guided by the longest visual line or the minimum angle change, the results showed that the additional exploratory space guided more natural movements.


Natural Movement;Visibility;Visual Factor;Virtual Environmental Experiment;Pedestrian


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