[OSM-talk] Facebook mapping highways using AI in collaboration with OpenStreetMap

Jóhannes Birgir Jensson joi at betra.is
Thu Aug 1 01:15:26 UTC 2019

31. júlí 2019 kl. 19:01, skrifaði "stevea" <steveaOSM at softworkers.com>:
> Just because, as you say (and I agree), that "human mappers have not been able to produce high
> quality maps worldwide" doesn't mean that we can't, we simply must strive to do better. And we do.
> And we should using available tools like AI, though if we do, we absolutely must include a strong
> component of human-oriented quality assurance right at the forefront of doing so.

For the sake of this discussion it should be pointed out that (except for initial Malaysia thing) the mapwith.ai website does just that.

The AI has found possible roads and it is up to humans to confirm if it is a road and re-classify it if Residential (the default) is not correct.

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