An Overall Framework for Personalised Landmark Selection

  • Eva NuhnEmail author
  • Sabine Timpf
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)


This paper proposes a multidimensional model for the selection of personalized landmarks. The model is based on an existing landmark salience model, which was designed to be open to adaptations regarding individual user preferences. The conventional model is based solely on landmark dimensions (i.e. visual, semantic and structural dimension). We add an additional personal dimension to account for different familiarities and interests. Further, we add an environmental dimension to accommodate different routing situations and a descriptive dimension to consider the brevity of a landmark description. In this paper we identify the attributes of the dimensions of the multidimensional model and investigate methods for calculating the salience of the attributes. The applicability and usefulness of the (still evolving) model is shown with three different case studies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Geoinformatics GroupUniversity of AugsburgAugsburgGermany

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