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Foreword: OpenStreetMap Studies and Volunteered Geographical Information

Haklay, M; (2015) Foreword: OpenStreetMap Studies and Volunteered Geographical Information. In: Arsanjani, JJ and Zipf, A and Mooney, P and Helbich, M, (eds.) OpenStreetMap in GIScience: Experiences, Research, and Applications. (v-vii). Springer: Cham, Switzerland. Green open access

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Abstract

This edited volume presents a collection of lessons learned with, and research conducted on, OpenStreetMap, the goal being to promote the project’s integration. The respective chapters address a) state-of-the-art and cutting-edge approaches to data quality analysis in OpenStreetMap, b) investigations on understanding OpenStreetMap contributors and the nature of their contributions, c) identifying patterns of contributions and contributors, d) applications of OpenStreetMap in different domains, e) mining value-added knowledge and information from OpenStreetMap, f) limitations in the analysis OpenStreetMap data, and g) integrating OpenStreetMap with commercial and non-commercial datasets. The book offers an ideal opportunity to present and disseminate a number of cutting-edge developments and applications in the field of geography, spatial statistics, GIS, social science, and cartography.

Type: Book chapter
Title: Foreword: OpenStreetMap Studies and Volunteered Geographical Information
ISBN: 3319142801
ISBN-13: 9783319142807
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-14280-7
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14280-7
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
Keywords: Science, VGI, Volunteered Geographic Information, OpenStreetMap, Crowdsourcing
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of S&HS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of S&HS > Dept of Geography
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1482097
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