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Volunteered Geographic Information: Towards the establishment of a new paradigm
University of Gävle, Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development, Department of Industrial Development, IT and Land Management.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2337-2486
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, USA.
2015 (English)In: Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, ISSN 0198-9715, E-ISSN 1873-7587, Vol. 53, no SI, 1-3 p.Article in journal, Editorial material (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) is user-generated content that is assorted with spatial coordinates. This position paper places VGI in the broader context of data sciences, underscoring its most critical properties, identifies its contribution to the emergence of new social science analytics for urban built environments, and presents some of the remaining challenges.

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2015. Vol. 53, no SI, 1-3 p.
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Volunteered Geographic Information, VGI, data science, human geography, social science analytics
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Civil Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-20614DOI: 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2015.09.011ISI: 000364880400001ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84944746368OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-20614DiVA: diva2:872601
Available from: 2015-11-19 Created: 2015-11-19 Last updated: 2016-02-12Bibliographically approved

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