Conference Proceedings

OSM Poi analyzer: A platform for assessing position of POIs in OpenStreetMap

A Kashian, A Rajabifard, Y Chen, KF Richter

ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences | Published : 2017

Abstract

In recent years, more and increased participation in Volunteered Geographical Information (VGI) projects provides enough data coverage for most places around the world for ordinary mapping and navigation purposes, however, the positional credibility of contributed data becomes more and more important to bring a long-term trust in VGI data. Today, it is hard to draw a definite traditional boundary between the authoritative map producers and the public map consumers and we observe that more and more volunteers are joining crowdsourcing activities for collecting geodata, which might result in higher rates of man-made mistakes in open map projects such as OpenStreetMap. While there are some meth..

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