Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Route choice testing and WebRoute


This is a leg I ran last night. I tested three route choice options. The idea wasn't to pick the fastest option (I think that is not so difficult). The idea was to predict the time differences between the options.

You can take a look at the three options using WebRoute (click on "show routes" to see the three options). The options are labeled right, middle and left.

Powered by WebRoute - WorldofO.com

Can you figure out which route is fastest? Can you figure out how much slower I ran the other two routes? A hint - the fastest route took me 6:26. I'll post the times for the other routes as a comment in a day or two.

WebRoute is a new tool from WorldofO.com. It look useful to me. You point to a map on a web page and then people can go in and draw their routes, leaving a short comment.

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posted by Michael | 7:03 PM


nice little tool. just had to test it.
The route you added is the fastest one, no doubt. How much faster would it be than the other routes?

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