Understanding Design with VGI using an Information Relevance Framework

@article{Parker2012UnderstandingDW,
  title={Understanding Design with VGI using an Information Relevance Framework},
  author={Christopher J. Parker and Andrew J. May and Val Mitchell},
  journal={Transactions in GIS},
  year={2012},
  volume={16}
}
Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) has the potential to offer benefits to end‐users over and above those of Professional Geographic Information (PGI). A multi‐methods approach, consisting of participatory observation, focus groups and diary studies, was used to study how VGI and PGI were actually used by a target user group. A theoretical framework of information relevance was used to understand the attributes of information that were most important in relation to the characteristics of… 

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