Call for papers “VGI: From OpenStreetMap to participation”

VGI: From OpenStreetMap to participation in conjunction with The 2016 International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications (ICCSA 2016) Beijing (China), 4- 7 July 2016.

The phenomenon of volunteered geographic information (VGI) is part of a wider transformation related to the use of geographic data in the different field of applications. Among these, participation, commercial uses and natural or anthropogenic risks assessment could be highlighted. Considering the rising difficulties faced by agencies, authorities and private users in the collection and distribution of new geographical information, a well-conceived VGI could constitute a valuable tool.

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