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Crowdsourcing Geographic Information

@inproceedings{Pfoser2016CrowdsourcingGI,
  title={Crowdsourcing Geographic Information},
  author={Dieter Pfoser},
  year={2016}
}
The crowdsourcing of geographic information addresses the collection of geospatial data contributed by non-expert users and the aggregation of these data into meaningful geospatial datasets. While crowdsourcing generally implies a coordinated bottom-up grass-roots effort to contribute information, in the context of geospatial data the term volunteered geographic information (VGI) specifically refers to a dedicated collection effort inviting non-expert users to contribute. A prominent example… Expand

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