Analysing work tour motifs from GPS Trajectory Data

Jenniffer Joy J*, Dr. Vijaya Samundeeswari**
* Student, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Women's Christian College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
** Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Women's Christian College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Periodicity:February - April'2018


With the objective of gettinga deep insight about the trajectory path and various utilization of GPS trajectory data, a literature review is done on the motifs that can be possibly obtained from the trajectory path. This paper defines one of such ways to model a work tour motif based on the mobility pattern of user’s daily trip from the GPS trajectory path. The segmented trajectory helps in modelling the motif by considering the stay points as motif nodes. By forming such motifs and considering it as a real-world object, various other applications of these data can be coined, which brings out the data from its confinement into a highly influential real-world object. This data analytics can be used to make tracking much easier in traffic synchronizations, forensic case investigations and in various other fields, with the objective of bringing ease of life in each person’s travel routines and reduce the rate of crimes scene happening at thickly populated area.


GPS; Trajectory path; Motifs, Satellite Communication;

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Joy, J. J., and Samundeeswari, V. (2018). Analysing Work Tour Motifs from GPS Trajectory Data. i-manager’s Journal on Communication Engineering and Systems, 7(2), 31-36.


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