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What are formats to store geographic maps for a robot to travel point A to point B

Very beginner. Need to compute route from A to B for a robot. i would like to know how to store area map and compute the route. I can compute shortest path etc using algorithms e.g. dijkstra. What ...
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How do I efficiently search for all the landmarks within a range of a certain landmark?

I am trying to start with a geo search project that will find all landmarks in the 10 km/miles (not important for this story) of a particular landmark. So for example, lets say I have a database of a ...
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Design for Handling Spatial Data using EF Core and MySql

So EF Core support for spatial data is practically nonexistent at the moment. The majority of work that has been done is about to drop in the 2.2 Preview 3 which is fantastic news. However, it's ...
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Finding appropriate positions for coordinates added to a coordinate-list

I am looking for the most efficient way to find the appropriate position of a geographical coordinate in a list of other (geographical) coordinates forming a route. That may sound a little cryptical, ...
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Turning an IP geolocation estimate into a semi-accurate location

Let's say I get a fix from Google Maps Geolocation API without submitting any WiFi access points or cell towers (just my IP). It's pretty much guaranteed to be wildly inaccurate (if it's spot-on, then ...
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Bluetooth on to receive Beacon signal?

I'm unclear on how a BLE Beacon and device architecture works. As I understand, there's two "types" of Bluetooth: a classic version which has relatively high battery consumption (I imagine this being ...
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How does cab booking service select the nearest driver coordinates?

I understand Uber(or any other cab service) server receives the user coordinates through app. say I book the cab at 10 am. But how does uber know which cabs which is vacant and nearest to user ...
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Extract significant locations from GPS readings

I'm writing an app that continuously monitors user location 24 hours a day using a mobile phone with readings every 5-30 mins (about 50-300 readings a day). How do I cluster readings and extract user ...
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Find likely candidates for visited locations along GPS track

I'm creating a visualization tool for workout data, specializing on bicycle rides. I'm looking for ways to generate more value from the data that was recorded. Since there usually is a GPS track ...