Xhare-a-Ride: A Search Optimized Dynamic Ride Sharing System with Approximation Guarantee

@article{Thangaraj2017XhareaRideAS,
  title={Xhare-a-Ride: A Search Optimized Dynamic Ride Sharing System with Approximation Guarantee},
  author={Raja Subramaniam Thangaraj and Koyel Mukherjee and Gurulingesh Raravi and Asmita Metrewar and Narendra Annamaneni and Koushik Chattopadhyay},
  journal={2017 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)},
  year={2017},
  pages={1117-1128}
}
Ride sharing is a sustainable, environmentallyfriendly mode of commute that is gaining in popularity. Though there are well-established commercial service providers, there are not many platforms for facilitating peer-to-peer ride sharing, especially in a dynamic scenario, integrated with multi-modal trip planners. Such systems would need to be highly searchoptimized for retrieval of multiple potential ride matches in real time, especially because multi-modal trip planners have a high look-to… CONTINUE READING