Discovering Points of Interest from Users ’ Map Annotations

  title={Discovering Points of Interest from Users ’ Map Annotations},
  author={Lakshmi Mummidi and John Krumm},
One of the potential problems of volunteered geographic information (VGI) is ensuring its quality. Innocent mistakes and intentional falsehoods can reduce not only the quality of the information, but also people’s confidence in VGI as a legitimate source of data. We present a case study in VGI that addresses the quality problem by aggregating input from many different people. Specifically, we present a technique to maintain a comprehensive list of points of interest (POI) for digital maps. This… CONTINUE READING
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