Route Planning Using Linked Open Data

  • Pieter Colpaert
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8465)


Intermodal route planners need to be provided with a lot of data from various sources: geographical data, speed limits, road blocks, time schedules, real-time vehicle locations, etc. These datasets need to be interoperable world-wide. Today, a lot of data integration needs to be done before this data can be be reused. Route planning becomes a data problem rather than a mathematical problem. Can the Web act as a global distributed dataspace for transport data? Could introducing Linked Open Data to this field make the data quality raise?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pieter Colpaert
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  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Multimedia LabGhent University - iMindsLedeberg-GhentBelgium

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