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SafeJourney - A Pedestrian Map using Safety Annotation for Route Determination

Yew, Kwang Hooi and Ta, Thu Ha (2010) SafeJourney - A Pedestrian Map using Safety Annotation for Route Determination. In: IEEE ITSIM2010, 15-17 June 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

When travelling alone in an unknown urban area, pedestrians are exposed to a higher risk of accident or assault. In light of this growing concern, we propose that safety annotation to be included as one of the pedestrian map attributes and using it to recommend a relatively safer route. Unlike motorist map, pedestrian map must also include pedestrian-oriented features and noticeable landmarks in order to optimize the path. This paper presents the techniques to determine relatively safe path, its future works and challenges.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Computer Information Sciences
ID Code:5578
Deposited By: Mr. Kwang Hooi Yew
Deposited On:30 May 2011 13:22
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:23

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