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Providing On-Demand Path and Arrival Time Information Considering Realtime Delays of Buses

Authors: Takao Kawamura, Kazunori Sugahara, Yoshifumi Ishizaki, Naoki Kanatani, Masaki Ito, Toshihiko Sasama

Abstract:

This paper demonstrates the bus location system for the route bus through the experiment in the real environment. A bus location system is a system that provides information such as the bus delay and positions. This system uses actual services and positions data of buses, and those information should match data on the database. The system has two possible problems. One, the system could cost high in preparing devices to get bus positions. Two, it could be difficult to match services data of buses. To avoid these problems, we have developed this system at low cost and short time by using the smart phone with GPS and the bus route system. This system realizes the path planning considering bus delay and displaying position of buses on the map. The bus location system was demonstrated on route buses with smart phones for two months.

Keywords: GPS, smart phone, Route Bus, Path Planning System

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1328872

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