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Title: Autobus: Selection of Passenger Seats Based on Viewing Experience for Touristic Tours
Authors: Samsonov, Pavel Andreevich
Heller, Florian
Schöning, Johannes
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: ACM
Citation: Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia MUM 2017, ACM,p. 1-7
Abstract: Choosing a seat for traveling can be a complex evaluation of constraints depending on personal preferences. There are websites that help to choose the best seat in a bus, in a train, or on an airplane. However, these recommendations only consider seat-related factors and not the view from the window. While a scenic view rarely influences the decision for a seat on a plane, it is much more important for train rides and especially for scenic bus tours. Therefore, travel website users often discuss which side offers the best view on a specific trip. We propose an algorithm, which decides on which side of the road the view is the most scenic based on Google Street View images. These results can be used by travelers to choose a seat and by scenic tour providers to balance the scenic views between sides or add options during checkout
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/25302
Link to publication: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320880764_Autobus_Selection_of_Passenger_Seats_Based_on_Viewing_Experience_for_Touristic_Tours
DOI: 10.1145/3152832.3152846
ISBN: 9781450353786
Category: C1
Type: Proceedings Paper
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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