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Title: Recognizing patterns of movements in visitor flows in nature areas.
Authors: Ligtenberg, Arend
van Marwijk, Ramona
Issue Date: 2008
Source: Raschi, Antonio & Trampetti, Sonia (Ed.) Proceedings of the The Fourth International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas.. p. 422-427.
Abstract: This paper presents some approaches for geo-spatial analysis of movement behavior of visitors of recreational areas. The approaches are bases on the use of moving object databases containing Temporary Annotated Sequences (TAS). The TAS result from the use of GPS or mobile phones for tracking visitors. Two examples are presented for a case study carried out in the Dutch National Park Dwingelderveld. About 461 visitors were tracked using a GPS device. Based on these GPS recordings their trajectories have been reconstructed. The relation between the type of landscape in terms of openness and the speed of movement have been analyzed. Additionally a similarity analyses based on Fréchet analysis shows clusters of movements.
Keywords: GIS, Movement Behavior, Spatial Temporal Analyses
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Category: C2
Type: Proceedings Paper
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