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Informações Geográficas Voluntárias


Informação Geográfica Voluntária (IGV) ou Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) é apresentada como uma alternativa crowdsourcing aos métodos oficiais de aquisição e gerenciamento de dados geográficos. Esta pesquisa apresenta uma introdução ao tema e à literatura relevante pertinente.

Palavras-chave: Informações Geográficas Voluntárias. Crowdsourcing.


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CASTELEIN, W.; GRUS, L. ; CROMPVOETS, J.; BREGT, A.. A characterization of Volunteered Geographic Information. In: 13th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, 2010, Guimarães, Portugal. Proceedings… Guimarães, Portugal, 2010.

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COLEMAN, J.D.; GEORGIADOU, Y.; LABONTE, J. Volunteered Geographic Information: The nature and motivation of produsers, International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research, v. 4, p.332-358, 2009.

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CRUTCHER, M.; ZOOK, M. Placemarks and waterlines: Racialized cyberscapes in post-Katrina Google Earth, Geoforum, v. 40, n.4, p. 523–534, 2009.

COMBER, A. et al. Using control data to determine the reliability of volunteered geographic information about land cover. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 23, p. 37-48, 2013.

ELWOOD, S. Volunteered geographic information: future research directions motivated by critical, participatory, and feminist GIS. GeoJournal, v.72, n.3, p. 173 - 183, 2008.

ELWOOD, S.; GOODCHILD, M.F.; SUI, D.Z. Researching Volunteered Geographic Information: Spatial Data, Geographic Research, and New Social Practice, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, v.102, n.3, p.571-590, 2012.

FLANAGIN, A.J.; METZGER, M.J. The credibility of volunteered geographic information. GeoJournal, v.72, n.3, p.137-148, 2008.

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GOODCHILD M.F. Citizens as Sensors: the world of volunteered geography. GeoJournal, v.69, n.4, p.211-221, 2007a.

GOODCHILD, M.F. Citizens as Voluntary Sensors: Spatial Data Infrastructure in the World of Web 2.0. International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research, v. 2 (2007), p.24-32, 2007b.

GOODCHILD, M.F. Commentary: whither VGI? GeoJournal, v.72, n.4, p. 239-244, 2008.

GOODCHILD, M.F.; GLENNON, A. Crowdsourcing geographic information for disaster response: a research frontier. International Journal of Digital Earth, v.3, n.3, p. 231 - 241, 2010.

GOODCHILD, M.F.; LI, L. Assuring the quality of volunteered geographic information. Spatial Statistics, v.1, p.110-120, 2012.

HAKLAY, M. How good is a Volunteered Geographical Information? A comparative study of Open Street Map and Ordnance Survey datasets. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design., v. 37, n. 4, p. 682-703, 2010.

HAKLAY, M. et al.  How Many Volunteers Does It Take to Map an Area Well? The validity of Linus' law to Volunteered Geographic Information. The Cartographic Journal, v. 47, n. 4 p. 315–322, 2010.

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KEENJA, E. et al. Crowd Sourcing for Land Administration: Perceptions within Netherlands Kadaster, In: FIG Working Week 2012, Roma, 2012.  Knowing to manage the territory, protect the environment, evaluate the cultural heritage. Roma: FIG, 2012.

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MARCELINO, M.J.; GOMES, M.C.A.; SILVA, M.J.; GOUVEIA, C.; FONSECA, A.; PESTANA, B.; BRIGAS, C. SchoolSenses@Internet: Children as Multisensory Geographic Creators. In: MANJON, F. et al. (eds.) , Computers and Education: E-learning from theory to practice. Springer Netherlands, pp. 57-66, 2007.

MAUÉ, P. Reputation as tool to ensure validity of VGI, Position Paper for Specialist Meeting on VGI, Santa Barbara, CA. 2007. Disponível em <>. Acesso em 12 set. 2016.

MCDOUGALL, K. Using Volunteered Information to Map the Queensland Floods. In: SURVEYING & SPATIAL SCIENCES BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, 2011, Wellington, Nova Zelândia. Proceedings…Wellington, Nova Zelândia, 2011.

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MOONEY, P; CORCORAN, P. Integrating Volunteered Geographic Information into Pervasive Health Computing Applications. In: International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth) and Workshops, 5., Dublin, 2011. Proceedings… Dublin, 2011. p.93-100.

MULLEN, W.F.; JACKSON, S.P.; CROITORU, A.; CROOKS, A.; STEFANIDIS, A.; AGOURIS, P. Assessing the impact of demographic characteristics on spatial error in volunteered geographic information features, GeoJournal, v.80, n.4, p.587–605, 2015.

MUMMIDI, L.N.; KRUMM, J. Discovering points of interest from users’ map annotations, GeoJournal, v.72, n.3, p.215-227, 2008.

Munro, R. Crowdsourced translation for emergency response in Haiti: the global collaboration of local knowledge, AMTA Workshop on Collaborative Crowdsourcing for Translation, p. 1-4, 2010.

NAVRATIL, G.; FRANK, A.U. VGI for land administration – A Quality Perspective. In: International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality, 8., Hong-Kong, 2013. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. XL- 2/W1, 2013.

OBERMEYER, N. Thoughts on volunteered (geo) slavery. 2007. Disponível em < projects/ vgi/ docs/ position/ Obermeyer_Paper.pdf>, Acesso em 01 set. 2016.

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POSER, K. et al. Assessing Volunteered Geographic Information for Rapid Flood Damage Estimation. In: AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, 12., Hannover, Alemanha. Proceedings…  Hannover: Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe, 2009.

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SIEBER, R. Public Participation Geographic Information Systems: A Literature Review and Framework. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, v.96, n.3, p. 491–507, 2006.

SODEN, R.; PALEN, L. From Crowdsourced Mapping to Community Mapping: The Post-Earthquake Work of OpenStreetMap Haiti. In: International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems, 11., Nice, França. Proceedings… Nice, França, p.311-326, 2014.

SUI, D. The Wikification of GIS and Its Consequences: or Angelina Jolie’s New Tattoo and the Future of GIS. Computers Environment and Urban Systems, v.32, n.1, pp.1-5, 2008.

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ZIELSTRA, D.; ZIPF, A. A Comparative Study of Proprietary Geodata and Volunteered Geographic Information for Germany. In: AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, 13., 2010, Guimarães, Portugal. Proceedings… Guimarães, Portugal: Springer Verlag, 2010.

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