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IntegratingVolunteered Human Sensor Data intoCrowd-sourcedPlatforms- A Usecase on Noise Pollution Monitoring andOpenStreet...
VolunteeredGeographic Information<br />02.05.2000 – selectiveavailability<br />Unauthoritivedata<br />Bottom-up<br />Users...
Smartphones<br />Multi-sensor platform<br />In yourpocket (anywhere, anytime)<br />GPS, camera, microphone, accelerometer,...
www.eyeonearth.eu<br />
Other examples<br />Noisetube.net<br />www.opennoisemap.org<br />
Common problem<br />Silos ofinformation<br />Novisibility<br />Nocommondataaccess<br />Services not in place<br />Toocompl...
Noise as environmental pollution<br />Effects<br />Hearing loss<br />Cardiological effects<br />Stress<br />Annoyance<br /...
Legal motivation<br />source: European Commission<br />Simulated, complex, non-subjective, etc.<br />
www.opennoisemap.org<br />Manual & automated noise assessment<br />Mobile & browser-based visualization<br />Repository of...
OpenStreetMap<br />Collaborative and open platform<br />Inventoryofoutdoorobjects<br />Roads, Crossings, Buildings, POIs<b...
Approach<br />Publishcontent on commonplatform<br />OpenStreetMap<br />Assign tag toexistingornew OSM object<br />Tags for...
Implementation<br />Noise community<br />Web Processing Service<br />OSM API<br />Publication Service<br />12<br />
Example<br />OSM API query select<br />http://api.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/map?bbox=7.573375599999999,51.9294798,7.57537...
Examplecontd.<br />
Open issues<br />Data licensecompatibility<br />Rendererrequired<br />Discussionwith OSM aboutscalabilityandappropriate ta...
Conclusion<br />Crowd-sourceddataneeds a suitableplatform<br />More visibility<br />OSM suitable<br />High visibility & di...
Thanksforyourattention!<br />www.opennoisemap.org<br />swsl.uni-muenster.de<br />gi-zeitgeist.uni-muenster.de<br />
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Integrating Volunteered Human Sensor Data into Crowd-sourced Platforms- A Use case on Noise Pollution Monitoring and OpenStreetMap

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Presented at EnviroInfo 2011, Ispra, Italy. Full article reference:
Foerster, T., Diaz, L., & Bröring, A. (2011). Integrating Volunteered Human Sensor Data into Crowd-sourced Platforms- A Use case on Noise Pollution Monitoring and OpenStreetMap. In W. Pillmann, S. Schade, & P. Smits (Eds.), Innovations in Sharing Environmental Observation and Information (pp. 505-510). Presented at the 25th EnvironInfo Conference 2011, Ispra, Italy: Shaker Verlag.

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Integrating Volunteered Human Sensor Data into Crowd-sourced Platforms- A Use case on Noise Pollution Monitoring and OpenStreetMap

  1. 1. IntegratingVolunteered Human Sensor Data intoCrowd-sourcedPlatforms- A Usecase on Noise Pollution Monitoring andOpenStreetMap<br />6 October 2011<br />Theodor Foerster, Laura Diaz & Arne Bröring<br />
  2. 2. VolunteeredGeographic Information<br />02.05.2000 – selectiveavailability<br />Unauthoritivedata<br />Bottom-up<br />Users contributedata<br />Wikipedia, OpenStreetMap, WikiMapia, FixMyStreet, Flickr<br />Lightweight-systems & protocols<br />
  3. 3. Smartphones<br />Multi-sensor platform<br />In yourpocket (anywhere, anytime)<br />GPS, camera, microphone, accelerometer, pressure, magneticfield, light<br />3G andWiFiconnection<br />Enablescrowd-sourcing /crowd-sensing<br />VGI<br />
  4. 4. www.eyeonearth.eu<br />
  5. 5. Other examples<br />Noisetube.net<br />www.opennoisemap.org<br />
  6. 6. Common problem<br />Silos ofinformation<br />Novisibility<br />Nocommondataaccess<br />Services not in place<br />Toocomplex<br />Not alwayscompliant<br />
  7. 7. Noise as environmental pollution<br />Effects<br />Hearing loss<br />Cardiological effects<br />Stress<br />Annoyance<br />Emitters<br />Airports, cars, industrial sites, neighborhood, etc.<br />Subjective<br />Cannot be modeled or calculated<br />
  8. 8. Legal motivation<br />source: European Commission<br />Simulated, complex, non-subjective, etc.<br />
  9. 9. www.opennoisemap.org<br />Manual & automated noise assessment<br />Mobile & browser-based visualization<br />Repository of noise measures<br />Acknowledgement:<br />Appel, de Wall, Hopmann, Roß.<br />
  10. 10. OpenStreetMap<br />Collaborative and open platform<br />Inventoryofoutdoorobjects<br />Roads, Crossings, Buildings, POIs<br />Simple datamodel<br />Points, lines, tags<br />Updates throughchangesets<br />Access through APIs<br />
  11. 11. Approach<br />Publishcontent on commonplatform<br />OpenStreetMap<br />Assign tag toexistingornew OSM object<br />Tags formeasuredproperty<br />Visualizethroughspecificrenderers<br />
  12. 12. Implementation<br />Noise community<br />Web Processing Service<br />OSM API<br />Publication Service<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Example<br />OSM API query select<br />http://api.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/map?bbox=7.573375599999999,51.9294798,7.5753756,51.9314798<br />OSM API query  update<br /><?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?> <br /><osm generator="OpenStreetMap server" version="0.6"><br /><node changeset="8712284" id="273968126" lat="51.9310517" lon="7.5706349" timestamp="2011-07-12T14:25:37Z" uid="478890" user="A_user" version="3" visible="true"><br /><tag k="noise_day" v="50.1" /> <br /></node><br /></osm><br />
  14. 14. Examplecontd.<br />
  15. 15. Open issues<br />Data licensecompatibility<br />Rendererrequired<br />Discussionwith OSM aboutscalabilityandappropriate tags<br />
  16. 16. Conclusion<br />Crowd-sourceddataneeds a suitableplatform<br />More visibility<br />OSM suitable<br />High visibility & directdataaccess<br />Future research<br />Specificrenderers<br />Specific tag convention<br />
  17. 17. Thanksforyourattention!<br />www.opennoisemap.org<br />swsl.uni-muenster.de<br />gi-zeitgeist.uni-muenster.de<br />

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