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A Case Study of Crowdsourcing Imagery Coding in Natural Disasters

Smith, Cobi


Crowdsourcing and open licensing allow more people to participate in research and humanitarian activities. Open data, such as geographic information shared through OpenStreetMap and image datasets from disasters, can be useful for disaster response and recovery work. This chapter shares a real-world case study of humanitarian-driven imagery analysis, using open-source crowdsourcing technology. Shared philosophies in open technologies and digital humanities, including remixing and the wisdom of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-54499-1_9
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website
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