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Evaluating and Minimizing Ambiguities in Qualitative Route Instructions

Westphal, Matthias; Renz, Jochen


Route navigation is a widely studied subject from both cognitive and practical points of view. A particular aspect is the generation of (verbal) route instructions that are robust with respect to ambiguous verbal terms. Work in this area usually builds on counting the number of ambiguous turn options along a route. Simple graph search can then be used to derive a route whose description is the most fault-tolerant according to this measure. In this paper we contrast this approach with a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of ACM SIGSPATIAL 2011
DOI: 10.1145/2093973.2093997


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