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Advanced Technology in GIS/GPS-Based Transportation Systems

[ Vol. 10 , Issue. 1 ]


Yin Huang* and Ying Xu   Pages 18 - 29 ( 12 )


Background: In recent years, the rapid increase in the development of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographic Information System technologies (GIS) have led to the development of GPS/GIS applications.

Objective: The purpose of this study is to provide an overview about the recent researches and patents on advanced technology in GIS/GPS-based transportation systems.

Methods: The analysis of literature and patent is employed in this study.

Results: The common problems in four categories of GIS/GPS-based transportation systems are analyzed and the solutions are provided by analyzing the research papers and current patents.

Conclusion: It is suggested that future work should cover wider areas, and combine GPS/GIS technology with other technologies. Finally, some suggestions are provided for the four categories of GIS/GPS-based transportation systems.


Advanced technology, common problem, geographic information system technology (GIS), global positioning system (GPS), solution, transportation system.


School of Transportation and Logistics, Central South University of Forestry and Technology, Shaoshan Road (South), Changsha, Hunan Province, Wuhan Metro Company, Wuhan, Hubei Province

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