[OSM-dev] Summer of Code 2011 Ideas

Zhijie Shen zjshen14 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 08:48:47 GMT 2011

Hi Graham,

I've just added this to the idea page.


On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 3:09 PM, Graham Jones <grahamjones139 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Zhijie,
> Thank you for your interest in applying!  Our ideas page is just that -
> ideas, so please add yours too.
> When you come to apply it would be good for you to point out what your
> proposal will do differently to existing tools, and explain if you propose
> to build on an existing tool or start from scratch.
> We also appreciate early applications so that we can discuss them and you
> can update your proposal if necessary before the final deadline.
> Please ask if you need any help.
> Regards
> Graham
> from my phone
> On 11 Mar 2011 02:52, "Zhijie Shen" <zjshen14 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm a student from National University of Singapore, and interested in
> applying GSoC'11. I checked the idea list of last year and found one:
> "
> Develop a Simple Mapping Tool for Mobile Phones
> Many mobile phones contain cameras, microphones and GPS receivers so it is
> possible to take geotagged pictures and audio clips and record GPX tracks.
> Some software exists that does this, but there is not a simple application
> that makes these tasks easy, 'one click' activities as they tend to be
> included as ad-ons to more complex applications.
> "
> Can it be re-proposed in this year? This idea is a bit similar to part of
> my current research work, i.e., mapping videos on the map. I think it would
> be a nice application that when we upload a video to youtube or a photo to
> flickr from the mobile phones, we also upload the GPS tracks and the
> permanent link of the photo/video to OSM. Afterwards, OSM can add a
> phone/video layer to show the multimedia. How do you think about this?
> Regards,
> Zhijie
> On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 5:15 AM, Graham Jones <grahamjones139 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Ian,
> > I ha...
> Zhijie Shen
> School of Computing
> National University of Singapore
> <http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/%7Ez-shen/>
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Zhijie Shen
School of Computing
National University of Singapore
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