Ever wondered how google maps quickly identifies the fastest route for work or how the arrival time is determined so you exactly know when to leave.
Google collects live traffic information from Android phone users traveling on a given route. The data is then used to determine the routes with the maximum number of vehicles. To estimate the arrival time of a user, the average speed of travel for the route is taken into consideration. This may vary depending on the traffic condition at different times of the day.
According to Josh Wills, a statistician and a former Director of…
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