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Finding the Where in There

                @ajturner
GeoWeb




Find out more on Sunday Afternoon
Lots of Data
Definition of Locations
Geocoding is Hard
Mess of Strings
Lacking in Data




                  flickr: erix!
Disconnected ‘Web’ Apps




                          flickr: bering
(a very smart guy) ^



                       #sotm07
Forking is an act of Love   github.com/geocommons
The Architecture


                                  GeoCoding Engine

                                    Web Service API...
2200 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201
        Nu       St          Ci     Re Po
          m         re          ty    gi ...
470 4
                                 Parcel
        408 4
          380
           360
     300




            461
    ...
benchmark:

             240,000 geocodes / hour


       ~66.66666666667 geocodes / second



GeoCommons            http:...
A call to the Community


GeoCommons      http://github.com/geocommons/geocoder
Thank you!

  Andrew Turner
  @ajturner




GeoCommons        http://github.com/geocommons/geocoder
GeoCommons Open-Source GeoCoder
GeoCommons Open-Source GeoCoder
GeoCommons Open-Source GeoCoder
GeoCommons Open-Source GeoCoder
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GeoCommons Open-Source GeoCoder

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Announcing the Open-Source Geocoder from GeoCommons at State of the Map 2009 - a call to OpenStreetMap developers to extend for the World.

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Transcript of "GeoCommons Open-Source GeoCoder"

  1. 1. Finding the Where in There @ajturner
  2. 2. GeoWeb Find out more on Sunday Afternoon
  3. 3. Lots of Data
  4. 4. Definition of Locations
  5. 5. Geocoding is Hard
  6. 6. Mess of Strings
  7. 7. Lacking in Data flickr: erix!
  8. 8. Disconnected ‘Web’ Apps flickr: bering
  9. 9. (a very smart guy) ^ #sotm07
  10. 10. Forking is an act of Love github.com/geocommons
  11. 11. The Architecture GeoCoding Engine Web Service API U.S. Address Rules Address String Parser Ruby Metaphone C TIGER Importer Street Database SQLite NAVTEQ Importer GeoCommons http://github.com/geocommons/geocoder
  12. 12. 2200 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201 Nu St Ci Re Po m re ty gi st be et on co r de GeoCommons http://github.com/geocommons/geocoder
  13. 13. 470 4 Parcel 408 4 380 360 300 461 421 41 01 377 301 400 300 200 Ranged GeoCommons http://github.com/geocommons/geocoder
  14. 14. benchmark: 240,000 geocodes / hour ~66.66666666667 geocodes / second GeoCommons http://github.com/geocommons/geocoder
  15. 15. A call to the Community GeoCommons http://github.com/geocommons/geocoder
  16. 16. Thank you! Andrew Turner @ajturner GeoCommons http://github.com/geocommons/geocoder
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