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Quality Aspects of Crowdsourced Geographic Information for Emergency Response

@inproceedings{Laylavi2013QualityAO,
  title={Quality Aspects of Crowdsourced Geographic Information for Emergency Response},
  author={Farhad Laylavi and M. Kalantari},
  year={2013}
}
Facilitated by the proliferation of the internet and the massive use of location-aware devices, we have been witnessing an enormous growth in the volume of location-specific information provided by individuals through various online platforms and networks (e.g. social networking sites and web mapping services). Despite the potential benefits of this new type of data, there are, however, barriers and challenges preventing it from being accepted by the authorities and government as the reliable… Expand