An Alternative and Smarter Route Planner for Wheelchair Users - Exploring Open Data

Nádia P. Kozievitch, Leonelo D. A. Almeida, Ricardo Dutra da Silva, Rodrigo Minetto

Abstract

In this paper we describe a bottom-up approach to integrate GIS maps (endorsed by discrete features, such as points, lines, polygons), in order to develop a route planner for wheelchair users. We integrate public available data with a novel model for route planning, based on sidewalks, crosswalks and curb ramps, as opposed to traditional street-based approaches. We show that our sidewalk-based model is more suitable than available planning routes under mobility constraints, using a case study in Curitiba, Brazil.

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in Bibtex Style

@conference{smartgreens16,
author={Nádia P. Kozievitch and Leonelo D. A. Almeida and Ricardo Dutra da Silva and Rodrigo Minetto},
title={An Alternative and Smarter Route Planner for Wheelchair Users - Exploring Open Data},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS,},
year={2016},
pages={94-99},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005878800940099},
isbn={978-989-758-184-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS,
TI - An Alternative and Smarter Route Planner for Wheelchair Users - Exploring Open Data
SN - 978-989-758-184-7
AU - Kozievitch N.
AU - Almeida L.
AU - Dutra da Silva R.
AU - Minetto R.
PY - 2016
SP - 94
EP - 99
DO - 10.5220/0005878800940099


in Harvard Style

Kozievitch N., Almeida L., Dutra da Silva R. and Minetto R. (2016). An Alternative and Smarter Route Planner for Wheelchair Users - Exploring Open Data . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS, ISBN 978-989-758-184-7, pages 94-99. DOI: 10.5220/0005878800940099