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Vicens, Lluís (2011-07-07) - Basic
A guided tutorial to perform network analysis using GRASS and OpenStreetMap Data
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Laggner, Birgit; Orthen, Natascha (2013-09-23) - Basic
Presentation of an approach developed at the Thünen Institute of Rural Studies in Braunschweig, Germany, for the use of GIS in analyzing agricultural land use change. PostgreSQL/PostGIS, GRASS and ArcGIS are used for the processing and integration of massive, heterogeneous vector and raster geodat...
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Schebella, Marius (2013-09-20) - Basic
ODVIS-AT is a project funded by the Internet Foundation Austria and Salzburg University of Applied Science. The goal is to display open data (demographic, open government data) in a quick and easy way to end users. In 2011 the Austrian cities Linz and Vienna launched two Open Government Data servi...
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Singh, Raj; McKenzie, Denise (2013-09-19) - Basic
Subject: OGC; Open; POI;
Presentation from FOSS4G 2013 on the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) OpenPOI registry and new Standard Working Group (SWG)
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When assessing the quality of a workflow and, in particular, its uncertainty propagation, the management of the quality description of the components instantiated within the workflow is essential. This is the case whether one is using clients for quality visualisation or computational services f...
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As part of EarthServer, an ongoing e-Infrastructure EU-FP7 project, the British Geological Survey is investing in the development of Web Coverage Services (WCS) and Web Coverage Processing Services (WCPS), built on open source Rasdaman and Petascope software in a bid to make 100TB of geological da...
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Batty, Peter (2013-09-25) - Basic
This was not strictly a FOSS4G presentation, but was the closing presentation at the preceding AGI conference, and was intended as an introduction to open source geospatial among other topics, so is relevant to FOSS4G (especially to newcomers). A video of this presentation is available at https://...
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Graser, Anita; Straub, Markus; Dragaschnig, Melitta (2013-09-20) - Advanced
This presentation presents a novel open source toolbox for street network comparison based on the Sextante geoprocessing framework for the open source Geographic Information System Quantum GIS (QGIS). In the spirit of open science, the toolbox enables researchers worldwide to assess the quality of...
BasicTutorial
crowd-sourced data for store location analysis This tutorial illustrates the huge potential offered by the crowd-sourced data model, underlines its flaws and demonstrates methods for overcoming issues of quality and inconsistency. This tutorial will show you what a crowd-sourced geographic dataset...
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Lovelace, Robin (2013-11-25) - Intermediate
This tutorial illustrates the huge potential offered by the crowd-sourced data model, underlines its flaws and demonstrates methods for overcoming issues of quality and inconsistency. This tutorial will show you what a crowd-sourced geographic dataset looks like, and illustrates its potential. In ...
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Anand, Suchith (2012-10-19) - Basic
Subject: OSGIS; Open Source Labs;
The presentation gives overview of Open Source GIS Conference, developments in OSGeo education efforts, OSGeo Labs worldwide
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Hodgkinson, Anna; Robinson, Christina (2011-08-02) - Intermediate
This case study demonstrates how Oxford Archaeology1 have successfully adopted open source geospatial software, in particular the desktop GIS packages gvSIG and Quantum GIS (QGIS) in an active move away from proprietary mapping software such as CAD or ArcGIS. Open source GIS has been successfully...
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Peter, Batty (2013-09-25) - Intermediate
This presentation discusses enterprise web mapping applications that we've been developing for large utilities and communications companies, based on a number of open source geospatial components. At this time last year the main elements of our solution were PostGIS, MapFish and Google Maps. Since...
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Chapman, Kate (2013-10-02) - N/A
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Opsahl, Lars (2013-11-05) - Intermediate
Subject: Postgis; Oracle; SDE; PostgreSQL;
The case is that we have tables with GB's of data. This tables are updated regularly by different users and applications. Mapserver is used for WMS and is connected to Oracle. We can not change all the applications to use postgresSQL and we can not except all user's to switch from Oracle to pos...
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Ian James (2012-09-06) - Intermediate
This presentation looks at the drivers for Ordnance Survey adopting open source software as an option for our production applications, at the experiences and challenges that we have faced in doing that, and at how those experiences are influencing our future use of technologies.
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James, Ian (2013-09-25) - Basic
A summary of Ordnance Survey's use of open-source software for its core operations, and lessons learnt from the adoption of that software.
BasicPresentation
We will describe how Landcare Research, a Crown-owned company that carries out environmental research for the benefit of New Zealand, has been using open source geospatial software and open standards to provide access to data and tools to support decision making by industry, central and local gove...
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Jeremy, Morley; Pourabdollah, Amir (2012-08-30) - Intermediate
OSM-GB (http://www.osmgb.org.uk) is a project that will apply rules based geodata quality tools to a GB extract of OpenStreetMap. The resulting “improved” and structured data will be projected into British National Grid and served as an OGC Web Map Service and Web Feature Service. By the end of th...
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Pourabdollah, Amir; Morley, Jeremy; Feldman, Steven (2013-09-13) - Intermediate
A use case of integrating a variety of open-source geospatial tools is presented in this paper to process and openly redeliver open data in open standards. Through a software engineering approach, we have focused on the potential usability of OpenStreetMap in authoritative and professional context...