OpenStreetMap, the Wikipedia Map
Keywords:electronic mapping, GIS, OpenStreetMap, OpenLayers
AbstractThis paper presents OpenStreetMap and closely related software as a resource for spatial economic research. The paper demonstrates how information can be extracted from OpenStreetMap, how it can be used as a geographical interface in web-based communication, and illustrates the value of the tools by use of a specific application, the WU campus GIS.
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