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Automatic Generation of Destination Maps Johannes Kopf
 

Summary: Automatic Generation of Destination Maps
Johannes Kopf
Microsoft Research
Maneesh Agrawala
UC, Berkeley
David Bargeron
Microsoft
David Salesin
Adobe Systems, Inc.
Michael Cohen
Microsoft Research
General Purpose Online Map Selected Roads Our Result
Figure 1: A general purpose online map (from Google Maps) with fixed scale is not an effective destination map because the neighborhood
streets disappear. Our system selects a relevant subset of the highways, arterials and residential roads required to reach the destination. It
then lays out the selected roads, so that all the selected roads are visible and renders the map in a hand-drawn style.
Abstract
Destination maps are navigational aids designed to show anyone
within a region how to reach a location (the destination). Hand-
designed destination maps include only the most important roads in
the region and are non-uniformly scaled to ensure that all of the im-

  

Source: Agrawala, Maneesh - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California at Berkeley
O'Brien, James F. - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California at Berkeley

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences