Google Maps

Heeket Mehta, Pratik Kanani, Priya Lande
2019 International Journal of Computer Applications  
This paper gives a perspective about how Google Maps, one of the world's most influential application works. Google Maps was initially coded in C++ programming language by its founders -Lars and Jens Eilstrup Rasmussen. Formerly it was named 'Where 2 Technologies', which was later acquired by Google Inc. in 2004, which renamed this web-application to Google Maps. Earlier it had limited features restricted to navigation, but today it provides overwhelming features like street-view, ETA and other
more » ... such intriguing features. It gives an overview about the algorithms and procedures employed by Google Maps to carry out analysis and enable users to carry out desired operations. Various features provided by Google Maps are portrayed in this paper. It describes the algorithms and procedures used by Google Maps to find the shortest path, locate one's position, geocoding and other such elegant features it provides its users.
doi:10.5120/ijca2019918791 fatcat:fgiinrjhwjchba6csoezpzr7va