Real Time Access to Multiple GPS Tracks

Karol Waga, Andrei Tabarcea, Radu Mariescu-Istodor, Pasi Fränti


Increasing availability of mobile devices with GPS receiver gives users the possibility to record and share a variety of location-based data, including GPS tracks. We describe a complete real-time system for acquisition, storage, querying, retrieval and visualization of GPS tracks. The main problems faced are how to store the data, how to access and how to visualize large amount of data. We propose to reduce the quantity of the data to be visualized, without affecting visualization quality. In order to achieve this, our system uses a fast polygonal approximation algorithm for different map scales along with a bounding box solution.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Waga K., Tabarcea A., Mariescu-Istodor R. and Fränti P. (2013). Real Time Access to Multiple GPS Tracks . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8565-54-9, pages 293-299. DOI: 10.5220/0004370102930299

in Bibtex Style

author={Karol Waga and Andrei Tabarcea and Radu Mariescu-Istodor and Pasi Fränti},
title={Real Time Access to Multiple GPS Tracks},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - Real Time Access to Multiple GPS Tracks
SN - 978-989-8565-54-9
AU - Waga K.
AU - Tabarcea A.
AU - Mariescu-Istodor R.
AU - Fränti P.
PY - 2013
SP - 293
EP - 299
DO - 10.5220/0004370102930299