Neogeography: The Treasure of User Volunteered Text

M. B. Habib

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Abstract

Neogeography is the combination of user generated data and experiences with mapping technologies. This poster presents a research project to extract valuable structured information with a geographic component from unstructured user generated text in wikis, forums, or SMSs. The project intends to help workers communities in developing countries to share their knowledge, providing a simple and cheap way to contribute and get benefit using the available communication technology.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of The Russian Young Scientists Conference in Information Retrieval (YSC), Saint Petersburg, Russia
Place of PublicationSaint Petersburg, Russia
PublisherSt. Petersburg University Press
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2011

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Habib, M. B. (2011). Neogeography: The Treasure of User Volunteered Text. In Proceedings of The Russian Young Scientists Conference in Information Retrieval (YSC), Saint Petersburg, Russia St. Petersburg University Press.