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OpenStreetMap as a Successful Model for User-Generated Geospatial Content

by CTO at GeoIQ on Apr 01, 2009

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OpenStreetMap is a growing, and successful project that utilizes a loose collaboration of global participants to build a geospatial database. ...

OpenStreetMap is a growing, and successful project that utilizes a loose collaboration of global participants to build a geospatial database.

This presentation discusses the merits of the project that have enabled it to begin, grow, and achieve various levels of success. These traits can then be evaluated and applied to other crowd-source, or democratic and open projects.

Presented at the Association of American Geographers annual conference, Las Vegas, Nevada - March, 2009

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