Articles | Volume 15, issue 20
Development and technical paper
18 Oct 2022
Development and technical paper |  | 18 Oct 2022

TrackMatcher – a tool for finding intercepts in tracks of geographical positions

Peter Bräuer and Matthias Tesche

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This paper presents a tool for (i) finding temporally and spatially resolved intersections between two- or three-dimensional geographical tracks (trajectories) and (ii) extracting of data in the vicinity of intersections to achieve the optimal combination of various data sets.