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Wheelmap: the wheelchair accessibility crowdsourcing platform

Mobasheri, Amin ; Deister, Jonas ; Dieterich, Holger

In: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards, 2 (2017), Nr. 27. pp. 1-7. ISSN 2363-7501

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Abstract

Crowdsourcing (geo-) information and participatory GIS are among the current hot topics in research and industry. Various projects are implementing participatory sensing concepts within their workflow in order to benefit from the power of volunteers, and improve their product quality and efficiency. Wheelmap is a crowdsourcing platform where volunteers contribute information about wheelchair-accessible places. This article presents information about the technical framework of Wheelmap, and information on how it could be used in projects dealing with accessibility and/or multimodal transportation.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards
Volume: 2
Number: 27
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Place of Publication: Cham
Date Deposited: 02 May 2018 07:45
Date: 2017
ISSN: 2363-7501
Page Range: pp. 1-7
Faculties / Institutes: Fakultät für Chemie und Geowissenschaften > Institute of Geography
Subjects: 910 Geography and travel
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