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What is Map Matching (MM)

Handbook of Research on Geoinformatics
MM is a process to match the positioning data (i.e., longitude and latitude or Easting and Northing) onto the digital road map data.
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Map Matching Algorithms for Intelligent Transport Systems
Mohammed A. Quddus (Loughborough University, UK)
Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 8
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-995-3.ch038
Map matching algorithms integrate positioning data with spatial road network data to support the navigation modules of intelligent transport systems requiring location and navigation data. Research on the development of map matching algorithms has significantly advanced over the last few years. This article looks at different methods that have been adopted in map matching algorithms and highlights future trends in map matching and navigation research.
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