Context-Based Trip Planning in Infomobility System for Public Transport

  • Alexander Smirnov
  • Nikolay Teslya
  • Nikolay Shilov
  • Alexey Kashevnik
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 450)


During the urbanization process, many cities face the problem of comfortable and safe transportation for their inhabitants. One of solutions of this problem is an intelligent transportation systems (ITS) development: from simple personal navigation services to automated traffic management systems. A further development of ITS in connection with context management leads to the appearance of infomobility systems that provide access to personalized information, routes, and services based on the user’s geographic location. The paper describes an approach to trip planning using public transport network. The approach applies a multigraph with dynamic edges’ weighting based on the information about routes and context that describes current situation in the network. Context management and dynamic edges’ weighting allows to find a route that satisfies user’s preferences and to adjust the route in real time in case of current situation changes.


Infomobility Graph Route planning Context management Public transport 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Smirnov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nikolay Teslya
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nikolay Shilov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alexey Kashevnik
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.SPIIRASSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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