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For both routes the descriptions resulted in a number of different route choices, so not all descriptions have the same content. The route descriptions were analysed with regards to the landmarks used. All referenced objects were counted and divided into groups of object types. Here five different groups were distinguished: Buildings, monuments (statues), plazas (like market squares or big traffic junctions), references to public transport (underground stations, bus stops, tram tracks) and others (parks, bridges, pedestrian zones, stairs, cemeteries).
Various algorithms have been proposed to solve the labeling problem as a maximum independent set problem. For example, Kakoulis and Tollis (1998) propose a general approach to labeling based on the conflict graph and its connected components. They use a greedy heuristic for maximum independent set to split these components into cliques (a clique in an undirected graph G, is a set of vertices V such that for every two vertices in V, there exists an edge connecting the two). Finally they construct a graph where the identified cliques and the features of the problem (points, lines or area) become nodes.
These approaches are currently confined to the investigation of buildings as landmark objects. As a matter of fact, other topographic objects like parks, bridges, and railroad tracks are also suitable as landmarks and can be extracted from existing databases (Elias and Sester, 2002). The integration of landmarks into wayfinding descriptions requires a careful analysis of the elements and structure of verbal wayfinding instructions. Research in this direction reveals that an ontology for the wayfinding task is needed (Winter, 2002).