[HOT] Mapping South Kivu - micro tasking and the TM

Pete Masters pedrito1414 at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 10 14:24:27 UTC 2015


Thanks for the heads up, Pierre. I'll incorporate the previous activation
tasks into the tasking for this project.

Pete

On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 2:50 PM, Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:

> Hi Pete,
>
> For the coverage of South Kivu, if you compare with the work already done
> for the Kivu Activation Dec 2012, and later to fight cholera, you will see
> some duplications.  All the eastern part along the lakes was covered. For
> example, TM http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/1078
> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/793 were largely covered if not all. The
> same around Uvira and Kalemie.
>
> Pierre
>
>   ------------------------------
>  *De :* Pete Masters <pedrito1414 at googlemail.com>
> *À :* "hot at openstreetmap.org" <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> *Envoyé le :* Mercredi 10 juin 2015 5h19
> *Objet :* [HOT] Mapping South Kivu - micro tasking and the TM
>
> Hi all, I have some stuff to share and a request for some feedback.
>
> Missing Maps has taken on the mapping of the province of South Kivu in
> DRCongo. This will be our first attempt at such a large AOI.
>
> As part of many things we need to do to achieve this, we have been working
> on some intelligent tasking processes, which are being documented on the
> wiki [1 <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_South_Kivu_tasking>].
>
> Leading on all this are the DisasterMappers from Heidelberg University and
> they have developed the microtasking process we used to analyse satellite
> coverage of the area and have made a similar crowdsourcing task for
> identifying where roads and settlements are (to save mappers spending hours
> scrolling through jungle).
>
> The imagery analysis was very successful, but the second task is trickier
> and it is important we get it as effective as possible before promoting it
> widely. I wondered whether some of you would have time to test the tool and
> feed back, so we can optimise it.
>
> It's all linked from the wiki page anyway, but the tool is here [2
> <http://crowdmap.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/app/missing_maps_follow_up/>] and
> the feedback document is here [3
> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rDCCm-kYksWclg8A9jhVlIn2xcTV6Yz5rndrpYjo0dg/edit?usp=sharing>
> ].
>
> If you have any questions or comments about any of this, including the
> wider Map South Kivu project, I'd love to hear them.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Pete
>
> [1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_South_Kivu_tasking
> [2] http://crowdmap.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/app/missing_maps_follow_up/
> [3]
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rDCCm-kYksWclg8A9jhVlIn2xcTV6Yz5rndrpYjo0dg/edit?usp=sharing
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