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OpenstreetMap : using and enhancing the free map of the world

Author: Frederik Ramm; Jochen Topf; Steve Chilton
Publisher: Cambridge, England : UIT Cambridge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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This handbook provides a comprehensive look at OpenStreetMap (OSM), the web-based editable map of the world that enables people to freely view, edit, and use geographical data in a collaborative way from anywhere on the Earth. Written for novices as well as IT specialists by two experts directly involved with OSM, this guide presents an introduction to the OSM community, the data model, and the software used in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederik Ramm; Jochen Topf; Steve Chilton
ISBN: 9781906860110 1906860114
OCLC Number: 456176256
Description: xii, 335 pages, 32 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Making the Free World Map --
OpenStreetMap on the Web --
OpenStreetMap Community --
On the Road with Your GPS Device --
Mapping Practice --
Data Model --
Map Features --
What We Map --
Advanced Map Features --
Potlatch, the Online Flash Editor --
JOSM, the Offline Java Editor --
Other Editors --
Tools for Mappers; --
License Issues when Mapping --
Using OpenStreetMap on Web Pages --
Accessing OSM Data --
Making Maps with Osmarender --
Drawing Maps with Mapnik --
Making Maps With Kosmos --
Navigation and Mobile Use --
License Issues When Using Data --
Writing Software for OSM --
The OpenStreetMap API --
Other APIs and Web Services --
Osmosis, the Universal Tool --
Advanced Editing; 26. Import and Export --
Running an OSM Server.
Other Titles: Open Street Map
Responsibility: Frederiik Ramm, Jochen Topf and Steve Chilton.

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