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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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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 ...