eBook Volunteered Geographic Information and the Future of Geospatial Data, 1st Edition

  • Cláudio Elízio Calazans Campelo
  • Michela Bertolotto
  • Padraig Corcoran
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  • ISBN-10: 1522524479
  • ISBN-13: 9781522524472
  • DDC: 910.285
  • 320 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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This book is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on information gathering from volunteers, as opposed to official agencies and private companies, to compile geospatial data. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as regional landscape mapping, road safety, and land usage, this book is ideally designed for researchers, academics, students, professionals, and practitioners interested in the growing area of volunteered geographic information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Geospatial Technologies (AGT) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Engaging with the Participatory Geoweb: Experiential Learning from Practice.
2: Quality Evaluation of Volunteered Geographic Information: The Case of OpenStreetMap.
3: Traditional vs. Machine Learning Techniques for OSM Quality Assessment.
4: VGI in the Geoweb: An Experiment to Test Data Reliability.
5: Quality Assessment of Volunteered Geographic Information for Educational Planning.
6: Emotional and Subjective Volunteered Geographical Information.
7: Using OpenStreetMap to Create Land Use and Land Cover Maps: Development of an Application.
8: Mapping Regional Landscape by Using OpenstreetMap (OSM): A Case Study to Understand Forest Patterns in Maya Zone, Mexico.
9: Leveraging Volunteered Geographic Information to Improve Disaster Resilience: Lessons Learned from AGORA and Future Research Directions.
10: Quality of Urban Life Index from Location-Based Social Networks Data: A Case Study in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
11: Improving Accessibility Through VGI and Crowsourcing.
12: Gathering Road Safety Critical Information from Users.
13: Generation of a Data Model for Indoor Navigation Based on Volunteered Geospatial Information (VGI).
14: Adaptive Acquisition of VGI to Fill Out Gaps in Biological Observation Metadata.
15: Geospatial Digital Rights Management: Challenge to Global Spatial Data Infrastructure.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.