[OSGeo-Discuss] Academic Research on CrowdSourced Data

Keith Jenkins kgj2 at cornell.edu
Wed Oct 12 10:22:39 PDT 2011

The following studies describes various methods of quantifying
positional accuracy, completeness, etc.

Haklay (2010)  How good is volunteered geographical information?  A
comparative study of OpenStreetMap and Ordnance Survey datasets.

Cipeluch, et al. (2010)  Comparison of the accuracy of OpenStreetMap
for Ireland with Google Maps and Bing Maps.

See also their bibliographies for more.


On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 1:11 PM, Fawcett, David (MPCA)
<David.Fawcett at state.mn.us> wrote:
> I am working on a demo app to 'harness the crowd' to improve locational data for features.
> My goal is to improve the data, but also to test multiple validation algorithms.  If anyone is aware of some good research on the evaluation/validation of crowd-sourced data, I would greatly appreciate it if you could point me to the source.
> Thanks,
> David.
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