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Photo2Trip: generating travel routes from geo-tagged photos for trip planning

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Photo2Trip: generating travel routes from geo-tagged photos for trip planning
Travel route planning is an important step for a tourist to prepare his/her trip. As a common scenario, a tourist usually asks the following questions when he/she is planning his/her trip in an unfamiliar place: 1) Are there any travel route suggestions for a one-day or three-day trip in Beijing? 2) What is the most popular travel path within the Forbidden City? To facilitate a tourist’s trip planning, in this paper, we target at solving the problem of automatic travel route planning. We propose to leverage existing travel clues recovered from 20 million geo-tagged photos collected from www.panoramio.com to suggest customized travel route plans according to users’ preferences. As the footprints of tourists at memorable destinations, the geotagged photos could be naturally used to discover the travel paths within a destination (attractions/landmarks) and travel routes between destinations. Based on the information discovered from geo-tagged photos, we can provide a customized trip ...
Xin Lu, Changhu Wang, Jiang-Ming Yang, Yanwei Pang
Added 29 Jan 2011
Updated 29 Jan 2011
Type Journal
Year 2010
Where MM
Authors Xin Lu, Changhu Wang, Jiang-Ming Yang, Yanwei Pang, Lei Zhang 0001
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