A Time-location-Based Itinerary Visualization

Florian Haag, Thomas Schlegel, Thomas Ertl


With the advent of linked data sources, transportation information systems are no longer limited to indicating how to get from one location to another. They can suggest where to go shopping on the way or plan several synchronized itineraries for groups of travelers. Along with these developments, information about stopovers evolves from mere additional data to a crucial part of the itinerary. However, current time-based visualizations of itineraries cannot adequately convey the stopovers contained in an itinerary. We propose a time-location based itinerary visualization that can be used when planning trips, which allows for the easy comparison of itineraries with different routes, and for aligning itineraries of several travelers in collaborative scenarios. We describe the visualization concept and report on a user study that confirms the basic ideas and provides a number of insights on how the visualization can be developed further.


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Paper Citation

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Haag F., Schlegel T. and Ertl T. (2015). A Time-location-Based Itinerary Visualization . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-088-8, pages 77-84. DOI: 10.5220/0005199600770084

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author={Florian Haag and Thomas Schlegel and Thomas Ertl},
title={A Time-location-Based Itinerary Visualization},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)},

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JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)
TI - A Time-location-Based Itinerary Visualization
SN - 978-989-758-088-8
AU - Haag F.
AU - Schlegel T.
AU - Ertl T.
PY - 2015
SP - 77
EP - 84
DO - 10.5220/0005199600770084