[HOT] [OSM-talk] A tool for picking up settlements tagged as a single building?

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 26 00:51:39 UTC 2017


I'll need to play around but by using building followed by remove addr,
name etc I can start to pick them out.  What exactly is areasize measured
in?How can I determine an areasize?

Thanks John

On 25 March 2017 at 20:05, Jo <winfixit at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi John,
>
> When I first saw your message, I looked into Overpass API, but no luck. In
> JOSM areasize would definitely work. You'll have to find a sweetspot around
> 100-
>
> so
>
> building areasize:100-
>
> or possibly 500 or 1000.
>
> Polyglot
>
> 2017-03-25 19:34 GMT+01:00 john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>:
>
>> Probably what I'm after is something that I can load up a chunk of map at
>> a time say a quarter of an African country from the daily dump in JOSM then
>> a selection based on building=yes with a certain minimum size would
>> areasize work for that?  Then I can use the todo list to check them one at
>> a time.
>>
>> What sort of value would I drop into areasize?  Or could I get a sample
>> size from <crtl>i ?
>>
>> Thanks John
>>
>> On 25 March 2017 at 13:43, Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi John,
>>>
>>> The OSM Changeset Analyzer let's select bbox and option parameters
>>> including big building. To test if it provides too many positive answers.
>>> There could be an other option for very big buildings??
>>>
>>> example with reason 34 Large buildings
>>> http://osmcha.mapbox.com/?bbox=9.272%2C-13.496%2C43.901%2C6.
>>> 315&is_suspect=False&is_whitelisted=True&checked=All&reasons=34
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Pierre
>>>
>>>
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>>> *De :* john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
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>>> *Envoyé le :* samedi 25 mars 2017 13h28
>>> *Objet :* [OSM-talk] A tool for picking up settlements tagged as a
>>> single building?
>>>
>>> It's something I've noticed in Africa so its probably not putting new
>>> mappers through a month's training first but many villages have been mapped
>>> but tagged as a single building with building=yes.
>>>
>>> They aren't grouped together but rural Africa doesn't have that many
>>> large foot print buildings so it should be possible to pick them out based
>>> on location and size.
>>>
>>> Any thoughts on how to pick them out?
>>>
>>> Thanks John
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