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OSM Presentations

  1. 1. OpenStreetMap andOpenDRI: An Overview Nama Raj Budhathoki, PhDLead, The World Bank’s Open Data forResilience Initiative (OpenDRI), Nepal ICIMOD (March 20, 2013)
  2. 2. A society that promotes the cultureof data sharing is likely to prosperfaster. -Benkler, 2006
  3. 3. Our Challenges— Reduce the cost of data collection and update— Locate, access, understand and effectively use geo-referenced data— Building and maintenance of technical infrastructure for data sharing— Gaining citizen trust in what we do
  4. 4. OpenStreetMap“Knowledge is power.” -Sir Francis Bacon, 1597 An incomplete list of Social Media timeline—www.idfive.com
  5. 5. No one knows everything,everyone knows something. -Levy, 1997
  6. 6. www.OpenStreetMap.org
  7. 7. Jawalakhel Zoo
  8. 8. Horticulture Center, Kirtipur
  9. 9. Maharajgung Area:Before and After
  10. 10. Underlying Concept—  Provides an open collaborative mapping platform to build a free and open map.—  A map of the community, by the community, for the community.—  A global community of about one million volunteers.
  11. 11. A Growing Community of Mappers
  12. 12. The World Bank’s Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI) Nepal
  13. 13. Citizens as sensors (Goodchild, 2007)
  14. 14. Mapping Party at IOE
  15. 15. At Practical Action Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk
  16. 16. Kathmandu University Mapathon Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk
  17. 17. Open Data Day Mapathon
  18. 18. Girls in Mapping Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk
  19. 19. ToolsWalking paper GPS Smart Phone
  20. 20. Reaching out to people through sensitization presentations 1200 8 Number of presentations 7Number of direct audience 1000 6 No. of direct audience 800 5 600 4 No. of sensitization presentations 3 400 2 200 1 0 0 November December January February
  21. 21. Number of Mapping Parties and Mapping Party attendees 700 7Number of Mapping Party attendees Number of Mapping Parties 600 6 Total number of 500 5 Mapping Party attendees 400 4 Number of Mapping Parties 300 3 200 2 100 1 0 0 November December January February
  22. 22. OSM members in FaceBook groups700600500400300200100 0 July August September October November December January February March
  23. 23. Daily OSM Contributors in Nepal6050403020100
  24. 24. No. of nodes (measures geometric features mapped in OSM)400000350000300000250000200000150000100000 50000 0 September October November December January February
  25. 25. This data is completely open and free.
  26. 26. Value of open data:Snapshot of some works at NEC
  27. 27. Quality of OSM Data“The analysis shows that OSM informationis fairly accurate: on average within about6 m of the position recorded by the OS,and with approximately 80% overlap ofmotorway objects between the twodatasets. In the space of four years, OSMhas captured about 29% of the area ofEngland.”(Haklay, 2010)
  28. 28. Reduces data collection and updatecost (Synergy)
  29. 29. Further Readings—  http://andreaforte.net/abs.html Special Issue on Open Collaboration and Wiki Research§  Budhathoki, N.R., & Haythornthwaite, C. (In Press). Motivation for Open Collaboration: Crowd and Community Models and the Case of OpenStreetMap. American Behavioral Scientist.§  Bertram, B., Bishop, A. & Budhathoki, N.R. (Forthcoming). Youth Community Inquiry: New media for Community Building and Personal Growth.§  Budhathoki, N. R., Nedovic-Budic, Z. & Bruce, B. (Chip) (2010). An Interdisciplinary Frame for Understanding Volunteered Geographic Information. Geomatica, The Journal of Geospatial Information Science, Technology and Practice. 64(1).§  Budhathoki, N.R. (2010). Participants’ Motivations to Contribute Geographic Information in an Online Community. PhD Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  30. 30. For More Information•  Friday OSM Clinic•  Visit: www.osmnepal.org•  FB Group: OSM Nepal