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1 CS 410 Green Team Fall 2009

2 Monday, October 26, CS410 Green Team Fall 2009

3 Pedestrians visiting unfamiliar areas are faced with the task of navigation Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

4 “I don't think paper maps are going anywhere, But people may be using them differently, more as a companion to the online or digital map.” – Joel Minster, Chief Cartographer for Rand McNally, the largest mapmaker in the nation Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall Quote Courtesy of San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle

5 Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall Extrapolated Data Data Courtesy of San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle Year Maps in Millions

6 Ian Iepson Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall 20096

7  Cost of printing paper maps  Map can not be updated  Difficulty finding items on the map  Map does not inform people about changes and closures on campus Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall Sources: ODU Director of Publications ODU Director of Parking and Transportation Services

8  Primary Campus Map ◦ Provided to the university cost free because of advertisements ◦ Advertisements make the map cumbersome  Parking Services Map ◦ 30,000 Copies per year ◦ Cost: $23,000  Mini Campus Map ◦ $882 a year for 3500 copies  Less university publications are being printed to reduce costs. ◦ Faculty and Staff handbook map ◦ University course catalog Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall Sources: ODU Director of Publications ODU Director of Parking and Transportation Services

9  The University ◦ Printing and distributing maps is costly  Students ◦ Specifically first-year students who are unfamiliar with the campus  Visitors ◦ May be completely unfamiliar with the university campus  Professors ◦ Students entering late cause a disturbance to the entire class Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall 20099

10 Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall Conclusion: Old Dominion Students need assistance navigating the campus

11 Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall Conclusion: The demand for a Digital Mapping Solution is present At Old Dominion University

12 Brittany Cunningham Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

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16 User Interface  Provide interactive maps  Deliver walking directions specific to the area  Items are searchable by address, building, or office  Provide information about building contents  Provide information about parking  Display special event information Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

17 Admin Interface  Updating maps with buildings and streets  Point and click adding of walkways  Ability to change availability of parking lots  Add special events  Close walkways for construction or other impeding conditions Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

18  Automatically update  Display current location  Work on a device without a web browser  Show unmapped shortcuts Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

19  Web server (Apache)  Database (MySQL)  GPS to help populate data  Up to date static map  Google Maps API Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

20  Structured database  Administrative interface  User interface Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

21  Web server  Application manager  Training on how to use product  Team to populate database Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

22  Device with JavaScript-enabled web browser  Access to the internet Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

23  Universities  Theme Parks  Dense Urban Areas  Special Event Coordinators Monday, October 26, CS410 Green Team Fall 2009

24  Print large numbers of copies of their paper map  Spend thousands of dollars to have maps updated  Huge amount of pedestrian traffic  Limited parking  Construction Monday, October 26, CS410 Green Team Fall 2009

25  Provides a cheaper mapping solution with easier maintenance  Ability to update maps instantaneously  Ability to send out alerts  Customer will be more competitive in their industry Monday, October 26, CS410 Green Team Fall 2009

26 Brandon Smith Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

27 Probability Impact RareUnlikelyPossibleLikelyHighly Likely Very High A,DFI High BG Moderate E Low C Very Low H A)API vender decides to start charging B)People find paper maps easier to use C)People only use it once and never again D)Map used for malicious purposes E)Lack of access to product F)Competition develops the product first G)Unable to make it intuitive enough for every day user H)Software has bugs I)Product is too difficult to keep maintained Monday, October 26, CS410 Green Team Fall 2009

28 Paper MapGoogle MapsMapQuestDial Directions DMS Web-based XXX Individual Buildings Visible X X X SMS Delivery X * X Driving Directions XXXX Walking Directions XX Search by Address XXXX Search by Name XX Search by Contents X Links to More Info XX Printable XXXX Internet Browsers XXX *Only for driving directions. Monday, October 26, CS410 Green Team Fall 2009

29  The cost of designing a custom map will vary based on the complexity and scale of the customer’s domain  Customer may need additional staff to maintain the software  Customer may print less paper maps which will subsidize their overall costs Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

30 Joseph Conlin Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

31  Paper maps are antiquated  Printing paper maps is an unnecessary cost  A dynamic online mapping system would provide far greater functionality Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall

32  "Paper maps crumpling in face of electronic onslaught." San Francisco Bay Area — News, Sports, Business, Entertainment, Classifieds: SFGate. Web. 24 Oct http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/12/BA5ISMA3D.DTL  Victoria E. Burke – Old Dominion University Director of Publications  James W. Long – Old Dominion University Director of Parking and Transportation Services  Student survey – Mrs. Brunelle’s CS110 class. Monday, October 26, 2009 CS410 Green Team Fall


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