How Many Volunteers Does It Take To Map An Area Well ? The validity of Linus ' law to Volunteered Geographic Information

@inproceedings{Haklay2011HowMV,
  title={How Many Volunteers Does It Take To Map An Area Well ? The validity of Linus ' law to Volunteered Geographic Information},
  author={Mordechai Haklay and Sofia Basiouka and Vyron Antoniou and Aamer Ather},
  year={2011}
}
In the area of Volunteered Geographical Information (VGI), the issue of spatial data quality is a clear challenge. The data that is contributed to VGI projects does not comply with standard spatial data quality assurance procedures, and the contributors operate without central coordination and strict data collection frameworks. However, similar to the area of open source software development, it is suggested that the data holds an intrinsic quality assurance measure through the analysis of the… CONTINUE READING
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