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Roadplex: A mobile VGI game to collect and validate data for POIs

A Kashian, A Rajabifard, KF Richter

ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences | Published : 2014

Abstract

By increasing the popularity of smart phones equipped with GPS sensors, more volunteers are expected to join VGI (Volunteered Geographic Information) activities and therefore more positional data will be collected in shorter time. Current statistics from open databases such OpenStreetMap reveals that although there have been exponential growth in the number of contributed POIs (Points of Interest), the lack of detailed attribute information is immediately visible. The process of adding attribute information to VGI databases is usually considered as a boring task and it is believed that contributors do not experience a similar level of satisfaction when they add such detailed information comp..

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