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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2009 Vol.10 No.2 P.221-231


Personal continuous route pattern mining

Author(s):  Qian YE, Ling CHEN, Gen-cai CHEN

Affiliation(s):  School of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China

Corresponding email(s):   yeqian.zju@gmail.com, lingchen@zju.edu.cn, chengc@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Data mining, Route pattern, GPS, Mobile phone

Qian YE, Ling CHEN, Gen-cai CHEN. Personal continuous route pattern mining[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2009, 10(2): 221-231.

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In the daily life, people often repeat regular routes in certain periods. In this paper, a mining system is developed to find the continuous route patterns of personal past trips. In order to count the diversity of personal moving status, the mining system employs the adaptive GPS data recording and five data filters to guarantee the clean trips data. The mining system uses a client/server architecture to protect personal privacy and to reduce the computational load. The server conducts the main mining procedure but with insufficient information to recover real personal routes. In order to improve the scalability of sequential pattern mining, a novel pattern mining algorithm, continuous route pattern mining (CRPM), is proposed. This algorithm can tolerate the different disturbances in real routes and extract the frequent patterns. Experimental results based on nine persons’ trips show that CRPM can extract more than two times longer route patterns than the traditional route pattern mining algorithms.

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