[HOT] Launching MapSwipe

Pete Masters pedrito1414 at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 18 20:50:45 UTC 2016


Hi guys, I think a fix was pushed today.... try updating and hopefully you
won't see duplicate tiles...

Cheers,

Pete

On 18 Jul 2016 21:33, "antti nissinen" <anissine at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi!
> I have noticed the same phenomenon. Especially if you complete the
> session and then come back to the same mission there seems to be same
> tiles. Maybe they are still under development and recognizing the user
> and matching the offered tile sets doesn't work perfectly yet.
>
> Antti
>
> > I might be wrong, but is it possible that I get same tiles more than
> once?
> >
> > thx
> > Rudy
> >
> > On 18.07.2016 18:43, Benjamin Herfort wrote:
> >>
> >> Hey Joost,
> >>
> >> tiles will be checked by several volunteers. And yes of course it is
> >> really interesting to see, how volunteers agree on different tasks.
> >>
> >> We did some pre-studies using a browser version using pybossa on this
> >> that showed that once 4 volunteers agree on 'yes' you can be sure to 98%
> >> that this actually is a house. But there is definitely a greater
> >> variation for "harder" tasks. Nevertheless also some buildings were
> >> missed.
> >>
> >> Kind regards,
> >> Benni
> >>
> >> --
> >> GIScience Research Group Heidelberg University
> >> http://uni-heidelberg.de/gis
> >>
> >> https://www.facebook.com/GIScienceHeidelberg
> >> https://twitter.com/GIScienceHD
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Am 18.07.2016 um 18:27 schrieb joost schouppe:
> >>>
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> Just wanted to take the time to congratulate the team on this. Our
> tweet
> >>> about it got over 20 retweets and 2500 views [1] (which is a lot for an
> >>> account with little over 500 followers), and I even saw my boss swiping
> >>> away at work (because of my own retweet).
> >>> I hope it gets the exposure it deserves, as it's not just fun and
> useful,
> >>> but also improves the sat pic reading skills of our future new mappers.
> >>>
> >>> I would love to get my hands on the generated data. Do some tiles get
> >>> checked twice (and what is the correlation between swipers)? Is there a
> >>> higher incidence of "unsure" tiles in some tasks, indicating harder to
> >>> read
> >>> pictures?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> [1] https://twitter.com/osm_be/status/753959061796843520
> >>>
> >>> 2016-07-13 15:57 GMT+02:00 Pete Masters <pedrito1414 at googlemail.com>:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi all, how are you?
> >>>>
> >>>> You might have heard mention of a new tool we are planning to launch
> on
> >>>> Friday called MapSwipe. It's a Missing Maps initiative, developed by
> >>>> MSF,
> >>>> designed to support OSM / HOT mapping. The idea is that people swipe
> >>>> through imagery on their phones and identify areas with specified
> >>>> features
> >>>> (roads, buildings, etc). The resulting data can then be plugged into
> the
> >>>> tasking manager, meaning mappers have less empty bush, jungle, desert
> to
> >>>> scan through, meaning we can all get on with mapping a bit quicker.
> >>>>
> >>>> This is a first instance funded by MSF, so we will start off with
> >>>> Missing
> >>>> Maps tasks in there, but we hope to soon open it up to others. The
> code
> >>>> is
> >>>> also all on github.
> >>>>
> >>>> The app will be available on Friday, but there is a landing page
> already
> >>>> ready [1 <http://mapswipe.org/>] and I also did an interview on the
> BBC
> >>>> world service show, Click, last night [2
> >>>> <http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p040g4qr>] in case you want to have
> a
> >>>> listen.
> >>>>
> >>>> When it comes to the launch on Friday, we would love your support in
> >>>> getting the word out. The possibilities of using this kind of tool at
> >>>> scale
> >>>> are fascinating and your help amplifying the message would be superb.
> >>>>
> >>>> If you have any questions, just give me a shout!
> >>>>
> >>>> Cheers,
> >>>>
> >>>> Pete
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> [1] http://mapswipe.org/
> >>>> [2] http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p040g4qr
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> *Pete Masters*
> >>>> Missing Maps Project Coordinator
> >>>> +44 7921 781 518
> >
> >
> >
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