Odin serves as a directions engine for annotating a path as input from the routing engine for use in navigation. In keeping with the Norse mythological theme, the name Odin was chosen as he has often been noted as being very wise. Since the library deals mostly with providing, hopefully wise, guidance along a path to be used for navigation, this seemed like a fitting name! We've also managed to create a backronym out of Odin which stands for: Open Directions and Improved Narrative.

Odin contains a set of various data structures and alogrithms which deal with things like: maneuver generation, streetname matching and narrative generation.


What follows are some notable components of the odin.