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Geoloca'on	
  Enrichment	
  Tools	
  
Geocoding	
  Applica'on	
  
Stein	
  Runar	
  Bergheim	
  
Asplan	
  Viak	
  Interne...
Overview	
  
What	
  is	
  it?	
  
Why	
  it	
  has	
  been	
  made?	
  
What	
  it	
  can	
  do	
  for	
  you?	
  
How	
 ...
•  A	
  tool	
  to	
  add	
  geoloca0ons	
  to	
  exis0ng	
  data	
  
•  Can	
  be	
  used	
  with	
  any	
  tabular	
  da...
Geography	
  excellent	
  
for	
  explora'on	
  
I	
  know	
  what	
  I	
  am	
  looking	
  for	
  and	
  I	
  
know	
  it...
•  LiQle	
  XY	
  metadata	
  
•  XY	
  only	
  way	
  to	
  integrate	
  ANY	
  content	
  
•  Enables	
  map	
  based	
 ...
•  User	
  management	
  
•  Roles	
  
•  Upload	
  CSV	
  text	
  files	
  
•  Mul'	
  byte	
  encoding	
  support	
  
•  ...
•  Lookup	
  other	
  map,	
  loca'on	
  providers	
  
•  Add	
  WMS	
  layers	
  to	
  map	
  
•  Select	
  base	
  map	
...
•  A	
  lot	
  of	
  people	
  contributed	
  to	
  the	
  specifica'on	
  
–  LoCloud	
  partners	
  
–  Rough	
  outline	...
A	
  selec'on	
  of	
  LoCloud	
  partners	
  
during	
  kick-­‐off	
  meeitng	
  in	
  Oslo	
  
Demonstra0on	
  
A	
  step-­‐by-­‐step	
  walk-­‐through	
  of	
  a	
  typical	
  geocoding	
  project	
  
Geocoding	
  Step	
  by	
  step	
  
•  Prepare	
  file	
  
•  Log	
  in	
  
•  Upload	
  file	
  
•  Create	
  users	
  
•  ...
Only	
  requirement	
  is	
  a	
  
unique	
  id	
  and	
  a	
  
representa've	
  name	
  
Data	
  sources	
  
Top	
  menu	
  
Item	
  list	
  
Geocoding	
  form	
  
Search	
  databases	
  
User	
  
management	
  ...
90+	
  =	
  green	
  
75+	
  =	
  yellow	
  
20+	
  =	
  red	
  
<	
  20	
  =	
  error	
  
Map	
  
resolu'on	
  
also	
  s...
Select	
  from	
  
available	
  
names	
  sources	
  
When	
  clicking,	
  
will	
  zoom	
  to	
  
loca'on	
  
Click	
  to	
  open	
  
with	
  same	
  
extent	
  
Download	
  as	
  
GeoJSON,	
  KML,	
  
RDF	
  or	
  CSV	
  
Upload	
  file	
  
To	
  sum	
  up:	
  step	
  by	
  step	
  
•  Prepare	
  file	
  
•  Log	
  in	
  
•  Upload	
  file	
  
•  Create	
  users	...
•  Star'ng	
  with	
  X	
  million	
  non-­‐geo	
  records	
  is	
  difficult	
  
–  Will	
  take	
  a	
  long	
  'me	
  to	...
LoCloud	
  Geocoding	
  
Tool	
  for	
  Desktop	
  
Involves	
  poten'ally	
  hundreds	
  of	
  
database	
  lookups	
  pe...
Thank	
  you	
  for	
  the	
  aBen0on	
  
(assuming	
  that	
  you	
  paid	
  any)	
  
Stein	
  Runar	
  Bergheim	
  
Dire...
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet
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This presentation provides an introduction and walk-through of the LoCloud Geocoding application, used during the LoCloud training workshops. The application is a tool to add geographic coordinates to existing data (such as records describing items of content in digital libraries). The presentation includes a step-by-step walk through of the application

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LoCloud Geocoding Application, Runar Bergheim, Asplan Viak Internet

  1. 1. Geoloca'on  Enrichment  Tools   Geocoding  Applica'on   Stein  Runar  Bergheim   Asplan  Viak  Internet  AS  
  2. 2. Overview   What  is  it?   Why  it  has  been  made?   What  it  can  do  for  you?   How  it  was  made?   Step-­‐by-­‐step  guide  to  a   geocoding  project?   Exercises   Ques'ons      
  3. 3. •  A  tool  to  add  geoloca0ons  to  exis0ng  data   •  Can  be  used  with  any  tabular  data   •  Makes  it  easy  to  update  original  data  source   •  Easy  to  plug  into  exis'ng  work  flows   •  Crowd  sourcing-­‐ready  -­‐  create  with  users  for  users   locloud.avinet.no/demo   www.locloud.eu   What  is  it?  
  4. 4. Geography  excellent   for  explora'on   I  know  what  I  am  looking  for  and  I   know  it  exists  in  there   I  am  interested  in  informa'on  that  is   relevant  to  a  loca'on  (a  geo  en'ty)  
  5. 5. •  LiQle  XY  metadata   •  XY  only  way  to  integrate  ANY  content   •  Enables  map  based  presenta'on  and  explora'on   •  Opens  up  deep  content   •  Metadata  enrichment  at  source   •  Mul'  level  quality  control   Why  has  it  been  made  
  6. 6. •  User  management   •  Roles   •  Upload  CSV  text  files   •  Mul'  byte  encoding  support   •  Edit  'tle,  XY,  confidence  or  any  aQribute   •  Filter  by  area,  category   •  Add  point,  line,  polygon   •  Lookup  names  sources     What  it  can  do  for  you  1/2  
  7. 7. •  Lookup  other  map,  loca'on  providers   •  Add  WMS  layers  to  map   •  Select  base  map   •  Zoom,  drag  zoom  and  pan     •  Download  geocoded  data  as  KML,  GeoJSON,  RDF  and   CSV   What  it  can  do  for  you  2/2  
  8. 8. •  A  lot  of  people  contributed  to  the  specifica'on   –  LoCloud  partners   –  Rough  outline  sketched  during  LoCloud  kick  off   –  Acerwards  implemented  by  partner  AVINET   –  Tested  extensively  by  Riksarkivet   •  Released  under  GPL  and  supported  licenses   How  it  was  made  
  9. 9. A  selec'on  of  LoCloud  partners   during  kick-­‐off  meeitng  in  Oslo  
  10. 10. Demonstra0on   A  step-­‐by-­‐step  walk-­‐through  of  a  typical  geocoding  project  
  11. 11. Geocoding  Step  by  step   •  Prepare  file   •  Log  in   •  Upload  file   •  Create  users   •  Assign  access   •  Select  data  source   •  Filter  data  source   •  Select  item   •  View  informa'on   •  Specify  geometry   •  Select  base  maps   •  Edit  aQributes   •  Specify  confidence   •  Search  for  en''es   •  Use  alterna've  sources   •  Download  data  
  12. 12. Only  requirement  is  a   unique  id  and  a   representa've  name  
  13. 13. Data  sources   Top  menu   Item  list   Geocoding  form   Search  databases   User   management   Map,  map  tools   Search  results  
  14. 14. 90+  =  green   75+  =  yellow   20+  =  red   <  20  =  error   Map   resolu'on   also  stored  
  15. 15. Select  from   available   names  sources   When  clicking,   will  zoom  to   loca'on  
  16. 16. Click  to  open   with  same   extent  
  17. 17. Download  as   GeoJSON,  KML,   RDF  or  CSV  
  18. 18. Upload  file  
  19. 19. To  sum  up:  step  by  step   •  Prepare  file   •  Log  in   •  Upload  file   •  Create  users   •  Assign  access   •  Select  data  source   •  Filter  data  source   •  Select  item   •  View  informa'on   •  Specify  geometry   •  Select  base  maps   •  Edit  aQributes   •  Set  quality   •  Search  for  en''es   •  Use  alterna've  sources   •  Download  data  
  20. 20. •  Star'ng  with  X  million  non-­‐geo  records  is  difficult   –  Will  take  a  long  'me  to  reach  interes'ng  sample  size.   –  Easier  to  get  help  to  improve  than  create  from  scratch   •  Solu'on:  combine  automa'c  and  manual  approach   •  First  auto-­‐enrich  using  available  tools   –  List  tools  (AnnoCultor  etc)   –  LoCloud  Geocoding  Tool  for  Desktop   •  Then  use  LoCloud  Geocoding  Tool   Automa'c  Geocoding  
  21. 21. LoCloud  Geocoding   Tool  for  Desktop   Involves  poten'ally  hundreds  of   database  lookups  per  geocoded  record     Best  suitable  for  desktop  in  order  not   to  «break»  or  «overly  stress»  shared   server  infrastructure     Adapted  to  specific  na'onal  datasets  –   key  registries  include:   •  Property   •  Address   •  Persons   •  Named  en''tes   At  the  outset  adapted  for  Norwegian   registries  but  can  easily  be  adapted  to   any  other  European/na'onal  key   registry  
  22. 22. Thank  you  for  the  aBen0on   (assuming  that  you  paid  any)   Stein  Runar  Bergheim   Director  of  Research  &  Development   rb@avinet.no  

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