Cybermappr: a research project Components to improve data quality: Volunteer organization: task driven vs. spontaneous Training people Rewarding good contributions Data acquisition on the field with mobile platforms
Cybermappr example use case Damage assessments by Público and Google
Research: Improving data quality Experiment 1: Parallelization
Research: Improving data quality Experiment 2: Iteration
Research: Rewarding contributions HP Gloe is a geo-located web content discovery tool and contribution system for smart phones by Mikael Ganehag Brorsson, Public Domain.
Gloe: Rewarding good contributions Virtual budget to invest. Good recommendations: Budget increases. My reputation improves. Applied to map contributions, discoveries, tasks, etc. Meritocracy. by Darren Hester CC BY-NC 2.0.
Conclusions The Citizen Cyberscience Centre is trying to: Build a new volunteer mapping framework, Research on: Data quality Volunteer organization Training people Rewarding good contributions Data acquisition on the field with mobile platforms