Summary: Automatic Generation of Destination Maps
Adobe Systems, Inc.
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.
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-