Advanced Technology in GIS/GPS-Based Transportation Systems

Author(s): Yin Huang*, Ying Xu

Journal Name: Recent Patents on Mechanical Engineering

Volume 10 , Issue 1 , 2017

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Background: In recent years, the rapid increase in the development of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographic Information System technologies (GIS) have led to the development of GPS/GIS applications.

Objective: The purpose of this study is to provide an overview about the recent researches and patents on advanced technology in GIS/GPS-based transportation systems.

Methods: The analysis of literature and patent is employed in this study.

Results: The common problems in four categories of GIS/GPS-based transportation systems are analyzed and the solutions are provided by analyzing the research papers and current patents.

Conclusion: It is suggested that future work should cover wider areas, and combine GPS/GIS technology with other technologies. Finally, some suggestions are provided for the four categories of GIS/GPS-based transportation systems.

Keywords: Advanced technology, common problem, geographic information system technology (GIS), global positioning system (GPS), solution, transportation system.

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Year: 2017
Published on: 09 April, 2017
Page: [18 - 29]
Pages: 12
DOI: 10.2174/2212797610666170201105857
Price: $25

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