OpenStreetMap Survey Assessment Tools

After Typhoon Haiyan the American Red Cross conducted an assessment and ground truthing of OpenStreetMap data, the results we not great. One of the key findings was the need for a tool to improve both the quality of the original data and ground truth teams ability to rapidly gather data in the critical hours after a disaster. Working with USAID the Red Cross has developed this tool. Built on OpenDataKit and other FOSS components the app allows users to build and answer survey questions about OpenStreetMap objects. This talk will go over the need for the application, various design decisions, system architecture, and show a prototype of the application.

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Speaker(s): Session Type: Experience level:
Beginner
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Regency C - Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 11:15 to 11:50