What is it about?

A system to predict a user’s destination when beginning a new trip based on the generation of a "support-map" from the past GPS log and a Hidden Markov Model.

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Why is it important?

It uses a personal map from previous locations achieving a total independence from street-map databases.

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I am proud of this article because we managed to explain in a simple way how at a time when Google Now did not exist we managed to get decent results in predicting final destinations with an original approach.

PhD Juan Antonio Álvarez-García
Universidad de Sevilla

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This page is a summary of: Trip destination prediction based on past GPS log using a Hidden Markov Model, Expert Systems with Applications, December 2010, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2010.05.070.
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