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Author Brandes, Ulrik ♦ Schulz, Frank ♦ Wagner, Dorothea ♦ Willhalm, Thomas
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2004
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Subject Keyword Graph drawing ♦ Shortest paths ♦ Transportation networks ♦ Travel planning
Abstract Speed-up techniques that exploit given node coordinates have proven useful for shortest-path computations in transportation networks and geographic information systems. To facilitate the use of such techniques when coordinates are missing from some, or even all, of the nodes in a network we generate artificial coordinates using methods from graph drawing. Experiments on a large set of German train timetables indicate that the speed-up achieved with coordinates from our drawings is close to that achieved with the true coordinates---and in some special cases even better.
ISSN 10846654
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2004-12-01
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 10846654
Journal Journal of Experimental Algorithmics (JEA)
Volume Number 9

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Source: ACM Digital Library