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Volunteered geographic information and the future of geospatial data

Author: Claudio Elizio Calazans Campelo; Michela Bertolotto; Padraig Corcoran
Publisher: Hershey PA : Information Science Reference, 2017. ©2017
Series: Advances in geospacial technologies (AGT) book series.; Premier reference source
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Geographic data is a valuable source of information in modern society. By utilizing alternative sources of this data, the availability and potential applications of geographic information systems can be increased. Volunteered Geographic Information and the Future of Geospatial Data is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on information gathering from volunteers, as opposed to official
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Volunteered geographic information and the future of geospatial data
(DLC) 2017002931
(OCoLC)985974541
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claudio Elizio Calazans Campelo; Michela Bertolotto; Padraig Corcoran
ISBN: 9781522524472 1522524479
OCLC Number: 974711739
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 357 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Engaging with the participatory Geoweb : experiential learning from practice / Jon M. Corbett, Logan Cochrane --
Quality evaluation of volunteered geographic information : the case of OpenStreetMap / Hongyu Zhang, Jacek Malczewski --
Traditional vs. machine-learning techniques for OSM quality assessment / Musfira Jilani [and 3 others] --
VGI in the Geoweb : an experiment to test data reliability / Michael Buzzelli [and 3 others] --
Quality assessment of volunteered geographic information for educational planning / Hafiz Muhammad Muzaffar [and 4 others] --
Emotional and subjective volunteered geographical information / Jiri Panek --
Using OpenStreetMap to create land use and land cover maps : development of an application / Cidália Costa Fonte [and 5 others] --
Mapping regional landscape by using OpenstreetMap (OSM): a case study to understand forest patterns in Maya zone, Mexico / Di Yang --
Leveraging volunteered geographic information to improve disaster resilience : lessons learned from AGORA and future research directions / João Porto de Albuquerque [and 6 others] --
Quality of urban life index from location-based social networks data : a case study in Belo Horizonte, Brazil / Rodrigo Smarzaro, Tiago França Melo de Lima, Clodoveu Augusto Davis Jr. --
Improving accessibility through VGI and crowdsourcing / Igor Gomes Cruz, Claudio E.C. Campelo --
Gathering road safety critical information from users / Ahmet Yıldız Generation of a data model for indoor navigation based on volunteered geospatial information (VGI) / Rahim Ali Abbaspour, Simin S. Mirvahabi --
Adaptive acquisition of VGI to fill out gaps in biological observation metadata / Daniel Cintra Cugler, Claudia Bauzer Medeiros --
Geospatial digital rights management : challenge to global spatial data infrastructure / Titus M. Ng'ang'a [and 4 others].
Series Title: Advances in geospacial technologies (AGT) book series.; Premier reference source
Responsibility: Claudio Elizio Calazans Campelo, Michela Bertolotto, and Padraig Corcoran, Editors.

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