Fuzzy Boundaries: Hybridizing Location‐based Services, Volunteered Geographic Information and Geovisualization Literature

  title={Fuzzy Boundaries: Hybridizing Location‐based Services, Volunteered Geographic Information and Geovisualization Literature},
  author={Britta Ricker and Sylvie Daniel and Nick Hedley},
  journal={Geography Compass},
Mobile applications are particularly exciting to geographers due to their ability to collect swathes of spatial data from citizens, to present information relevant to a user's current location, and to present data via interactive visualizations. While these functions are presented together within a single mobile location-based application (LBApps), the academic literatures pertaining to each of these three functions are highly fragmented. Thus, we ask: what is the relationship between the three… 

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