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    Path Estimation from GPS Tracks


    Brunsdon, Chris (2007) Path Estimation from GPS Tracks. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on GeoComputation.

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    Abstract

    The widespread availability of hand-held GPS units has led to a proliferation in data on the tracks of individuals as they walk, drive or otherwise go about journeys. This data has been used in a number of ways - for example the OpenStreetMap project (The OpenStreetMap Foundation 2007). One characteristic of projects such as this is that there will often be several GPS tracks for the same stretch of road. In general, repeatedly measuring something and taking the average of measurements leads to a more accurate result. The question addressed here is “is it possible to ’average’ GPS tracks and if so, does this lead to a better estimate of road location?”.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Path Estimation; GPS Tracks;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Research Institutes > National Centre for Geocomputation, NCG
    Item ID: 6148
    Depositing User: Prof. Chris Brunsdon
    Date Deposited: 26 May 2015 14:15
    Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on GeoComputation
    Publisher: National Centre for Geocomputation, Maynooth University.
    Refereed: Yes
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