Chapter 5 Integrating and Generalizing Volunteered Geographic Information

  title={Chapter 5 Integrating and Generalizing Volunteered Geographic Information},
  author={Monika Sester and Jamal Jokar Arsanjani and Ralf Klammer and Dirk Burghardt and Jan-Henrik Haunert},
The availability of spatial data on the web has greatly increased through the availability of user-generated community data and geosensor networks. The integration of such multi-source data is providing promising opportunities, as integrated information is richer than only one data source, but also poses new challenges due to the heterogeneity of the data, the differences in quality and regarding the tag-based semantic modelling. The chapter describes approaches for the integration of official… CONTINUE READING
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