Wikimaps Nordic
Feb 2014 - Tim Waters
tim@geothings.net

The Map Warper Project for
Historical Maps
Tim Waters
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Leeds, UK

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Director - Topomancy LLC
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Incl. NYPL, Library of Congress, NiCHE

Full Member
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OpenStre...
This Talk
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Wikimaps Warper

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Instances of Map Warper

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Advanced features

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GLAM repository integrations

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Applie...
Wikimaps Warper - pilot
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Workflow – demonstration

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See whats possible
Wikimaps Warper

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kjerrstr
%C3%B6ms_helsingforskarta.jpg
Engineer Claës Kj...
Map template.
IT'S ONE LINE!
Please help = Click
Add to Wikimaps Warper
Map Added
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http://maps-warper.instance-proxy.wmflabs.org/maps/35
Add Control Points
Warp!
Export into Open Historical Map
iD Editor
Export into Open Historical Map
iD Editor
Export into Open Historical Map
iD Editor
Instances of Map Warper
New York Public Library (NYPL)
Harvard CCG / WorldMap
Stanford University
StoryMaps
GaiaGPS
Humanitarian Relief Warper
Map...
Various Instances
NYPL Map Warper
WorldMap Warper
Humanitarian Relief Warper
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Imagery

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Maps
Humanitarian Relief Warper
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Imagery

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Maps
MapWarper.net
MapWarper.net

Tabula Peutingeriana
MapWarper.net
MapWarper.net
Advanced Features
Control Points
Advanced Options
Advanced Options
Search by Geography
Metadata Positioning
Best Guess
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Metadata = title says “Helsinki”

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Map goes to Helsinki first

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Uses Yahoo Geo serv...
Cropping
Cropping
Stitching / Atlas
Atlas of the city of New York : from official records, private plans
& actual surveys / compiled under t...
Stitching / Atlas
Export Formats
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TIFF

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PNG

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Map Tiles

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WMS

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KML ( Google Earth )
WMS  Tiles
KML ( Google Earth )
Vector Tracing
Vector Exports
CSV
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KML
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WMS
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JSON
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ShapeFile
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Uses / Applications
NYPL Building Inspector
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Automated Tracing
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/10/p
hone-map-game-new-york-city/
NYPL Historical
Place Gazetteer
NYPL Historical
Place Gazetteer
View Feature with Historic Map / Source
View Feature with Historic Map / Source
Edit Feature
Repository
Archive
Backend
Considerations
Repository – World Map /
Mapwarper.net
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Upload individually

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Metadata each image

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Layers– collections of images (a...
Repository – Stanford University
Humanities Center
http://shc.stanford.edu/
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Upload directoris

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Files in directories
...
Repository NYPL #1
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NYPL

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Database import / scripts

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Script for retrieval from imagery server
Repository NYPL #2
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Using new Repository API
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http://api.repo.nypl.org/

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Period import

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Search / retrieval

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U...
Repository NYPL #2
http://api.repo.nypl.org/api/v1/items/search.json
?q=%22Map%20Division%22&field=physicalLocation&since=...
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Mapwarper.net

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Try it

Wikimaps Warper
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Wikimedia Commons Workflow

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http://maps-warper.instance-proxy.wmflabs.o...
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Wikimaps mapwarpertalk tim_waters

  1. 1. Wikimaps Nordic Feb 2014 - Tim Waters tim@geothings.net The Map Warper Project for Historical Maps
  2. 2. Tim Waters  Leeds, UK  Director - Topomancy LLC   Incl. NYPL, Library of Congress, NiCHE Full Member  OpenStreetMap Foundation  HOT member  Psychogeograpy (Rambling for people with higher degrees)  Developer  Geospatial software  MapWarper
  3. 3. This Talk  Wikimaps Warper  Instances of Map Warper  Advanced features  GLAM repository integrations  Applied usages  Vector Extraction  Historical Gazetteer
  4. 4. Wikimaps Warper - pilot  Workflow – demonstration  See whats possible
  5. 5. Wikimaps Warper    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kjerrstr %C3%B6ms_helsingforskarta.jpg Engineer Claës Kjerrström's map of Helsinki from the late 1870s. Helsinki
  6. 6. Map template. IT'S ONE LINE!
  7. 7. Please help = Click
  8. 8. Add to Wikimaps Warper
  9. 9. Map Added  http://maps-warper.instance-proxy.wmflabs.org/maps/35
  10. 10. Add Control Points
  11. 11. Warp!
  12. 12. Export into Open Historical Map iD Editor
  13. 13. Export into Open Historical Map iD Editor
  14. 14. Export into Open Historical Map iD Editor
  15. 15. Instances of Map Warper
  16. 16. New York Public Library (NYPL) Harvard CCG / WorldMap Stanford University StoryMaps GaiaGPS Humanitarian Relief Warper Mapwarper.net Wikimaps Warper and more! It's Open Source Software!
  17. 17. Various Instances
  18. 18. NYPL Map Warper
  19. 19. WorldMap Warper
  20. 20. Humanitarian Relief Warper  Imagery  Maps
  21. 21. Humanitarian Relief Warper  Imagery  Maps
  22. 22. MapWarper.net
  23. 23. MapWarper.net Tabula Peutingeriana
  24. 24. MapWarper.net
  25. 25. MapWarper.net
  26. 26. Advanced Features
  27. 27. Control Points
  28. 28. Advanced Options
  29. 29. Advanced Options
  30. 30. Search by Geography
  31. 31. Metadata Positioning Best Guess  Metadata = title says “Helsinki”  Map goes to Helsinki first  Uses Yahoo Geo services.
  32. 32. Cropping
  33. 33. Cropping
  34. 34. Stitching / Atlas Atlas of the city of New York : from official records, private plans & actual surveys / compiled under the supervision of E. Robinson & R. H. Pidgeon. http://maps.nypl.org/warper/layers/880
  35. 35. Stitching / Atlas
  36. 36. Export Formats  TIFF  PNG  Map Tiles  WMS  KML ( Google Earth )
  37. 37. WMS Tiles
  38. 38. KML ( Google Earth )
  39. 39. Vector Tracing
  40. 40. Vector Exports CSV  KML  WMS  JSON  ShapeFile 
  41. 41. Uses / Applications
  42. 42. NYPL Building Inspector   Automated Tracing http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/10/p hone-map-game-new-york-city/
  43. 43. NYPL Historical Place Gazetteer
  44. 44. NYPL Historical Place Gazetteer
  45. 45. View Feature with Historic Map / Source
  46. 46. View Feature with Historic Map / Source
  47. 47. Edit Feature
  48. 48. Repository Archive Backend Considerations
  49. 49. Repository – World Map / Mapwarper.net  Upload individually  Metadata each image  Layers– collections of images (atlas)  “My Maps”- Maps of a particular user.
  50. 50. Repository – Stanford University Humanities Center http://shc.stanford.edu/  Upload directoris  Files in directories  Import in batches  Metadata import
  51. 51. Repository NYPL #1  NYPL  Database import / scripts  Script for retrieval from imagery server
  52. 52. Repository NYPL #2  Using new Repository API  http://api.repo.nypl.org/  Period import  Search / retrieval  Updates
  53. 53. Repository NYPL #2 http://api.repo.nypl.org/api/v1/items/search.json ?q=%22Map%20Division%22&field=physicalLocation&since=2012-01-01
  54. 54.  Mapwarper.net  Try it Wikimaps Warper  Wikimedia Commons Workflow  http://maps-warper.instance-proxy.wmflabs.org/  (caveats) Most Featureful Map Georectification system  And it's Open Source Software! Thoughts Users  Interfaces  Features  New Applications 

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