Crowdsourcing Linked Open Data for Disaster Management

@inproceedings{Ortmann2011CrowdsourcingLO,
  title={Crowdsourcing Linked Open Data for Disaster Management},
  author={Jens Ortmann},
  year={2011}
}
This paper shows how Linked Open Data can ease the challenges of information triage in disaster response efforts. Recently, disaster management has seen a revolution in data collection. Local victims as well as people all over the world collect observations and make them available on the web. Yet, this crucial and timely information source comes unstructured. This hinders a processing and integration, and often a general consideration of this information. Linked Open Data is supported by number… CONTINUE READING
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