Fréchet-Distance on Road Networks

  • Chenglin Fan
  • Jun Luo
  • Binhai Zhu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7033)


As a measure for the resemblance of tracks in a network graph, we consider the so-called Fréechet-distance based on network distance. For paths P and Q consisting of p and q consecutive edges, an O((p 2 + q 2)logpq) time algorithm measuring the Fréechet-distance between P and Q is developed. Then some important variants are investigated, namely weak Fréechet distance, discrete Fréechet distance , all based on the network distance.


Road Network Network Graph Simple Polygon Network Distance Monotone Path 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chenglin Fan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jun Luo
    • 1
  • Binhai Zhu
    • 3
  1. 1.Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced TechnologyChinese Academy of SciencesShenzhenChina
  2. 2.School of Information Science and EngineeringCentral South UniversityChangshaChina
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceMontana State UniversityBozemanUSA

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