Robust and Incremental Pedestrian Path Network Generation on OpenStreetMap for Safe Route Finding

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10897)


Automatic route finding is an indispensable service in today’s life. As so far, route finding is most used for car navigation, available map data is largely missing information specific to the needs of pedestrians. This is much worse for mobility impaired pedestrians, that need to find safer routes avoiding dangerous crossings. This paper introduces a robust, incremental, and transparent extension of the OpenStreetMap way network to enable the analysis for safe route finding, and its application to safer route finding for pedestrians with visual disabilities.


Pedestrian Route finding OpenStreetMap Blind mobility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.iXpoint Informationssysteme GmbHEttlingenGermany
  2. 2.VWA-HochschuleStuttgartGermany

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