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International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2022, 4(5); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2022.040501.

Research on Forest Fire Rescue Path Planning Based on Improved A* Algorithm


Chaoyin Zhang, Fan Yu

Corresponding Author:
Fan Yu

Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture (BUCEA), Beijing, China


Forest fires are known as one of the eight natural disasters in the world. They are sudden and destructive, have a profound impact on the living environment of human beings, and cause serious damage to the atmosphere. Therefore, once a forest fire occurs, how to plan the path in the first time so that the firefighters can climb the distance from the nearby highway to the location of the fire is of practical and urgent significance. Based on the introduction of innovative NDVI and slope weight factors, this paper normalizes and superimposes the relevant factors by improving the A* path planning algorithm, and obtains an optimized pathfinding algorithm. Experiments show that the planning of forest fire rescue paths is highly feasible.


Forest Fire, Weighting Factor, Path Planning, Shortest Distance, Improved A* Algorithm

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Chaoyin Zhang, Fan Yu. Research on Forest Fire Rescue Path Planning Based on Improved A* Algorithm. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 5: 1-5. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2022.040501.


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