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Empirically Measuring Salience of Objects for Use in Pedestrian Navigation

Kattenbeck, Markus (2016) Empirically Measuring Salience of Objects for Use in Pedestrian Navigation. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Date of publication of this fulltext: 27 Jul 2016 06:54

Abstract (English)

Humans usually refer to landmarks when they give route directions to pedestrians. One of the reasons why current mobile pedestrian navigation systems do not yet mimic this mode of communication is the lack of available data sources. The usefulness of a crowd-sourced data acquisition approach to overcome this problem has long been mooted. However, to date no empirically sound way of measuring the ...

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Translation of the abstract (German)

Zwischenmenschliche Kommunikation über Routen zeichnet sich im Allgemeinen durch die Bezugnahme auf sog. Landmarken aus. Einer der Gründe, weshalb aktuelle Fußgängernavigationssysteme dies nicht tun, ist, dass keine entsprechenden Datenquellen zur Verfügung stehen. Dementsprechend wird seit langem darauf hingewiesen, dass crowd-basierte Ansätze dazu beitragen können, entsprechende Abhilfe zu ...

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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:27 July 2016
Referee:Prof. Dr. Bernd Ludwig and Prof. Dr. Sabine Timpf
Date of exam:22 July 2016
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Information und Medien, Sprache und Kultur (I:IMSK) > Lehrstuhl für Informationswissenschaft
Keywords:EN-Schlagwörter: Salience; Landmarks; Survey; In-Situ study; PLS Path Modeling; Structural Equation Models DE-Schlagwörter: Salienz; Landmarken; Fragebogen; In-Situ Experiment; PLS Path Modeling; Strukturgleichungsmodellierung
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Computer science, information & general works > 004 Computer science
000 Computer science, information & general works > 020 Library & information sciences
300 Social sciences > 310 General statistics
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:34145
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