More contributors equals better data


Muki Haklay, senior lecturer in GIS at University College, London has
published another academic study of OpenStreetMap data quality. In
this paper, Professor Haklay shows that Linus’ Law applies to
OpenStreetMap. Linus’ Law states

Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow

as applied to OpenStreetMap. Professor Haklay shows how positional
accuracy improves with more data contributors per square kilometer.
Read his entire article

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