[OSM-dev] How to calculate 'Areas of Interest' with OpenStreetMap data?

Stefan Keller sfkeller at gmail.com
Sun May 21 18:27:59 UTC 2017


I'm thinking since some time about criteria and an algorithm to find
'Areas of Interest' in OpenStreetMap data (aka "action around you"
Of course, this should be better and more objective than G* Maps [2][3] ;-).

Any ideas?


[1] "Discover the action around you with the updated Google Maps",
posted 25-07-2016.
[2] "The Problem With 'Areas of Interest' on Google Maps", posted
2016-08-02. https://www.citylab.com/design/2016/08/google-maps-areas-of-interest/493670/
[3] "Google Maps update decides which areas are ”of interest” for
users", posted 2016-08-31.

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