Autor: Bordogna G., Carrara P., Criccuolo L., Pepe M., Rampini A.
Klíčová slova: Citizen science, Fuzzy aggregation operator, Information quality assessment, Soft constraint, Volunteered Geographic Information
Název titulu / periodika: Information Sciences
Rok vydání: 2014
Obor FORD: 1.2. Computer and information sciences
The paper analyses the challenges and problems posed by the use of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) in citizen science and a proposal is formulated for assessing VGI quality based on a linguistic decision making approach so as to allow its feasible use for scientific purposes.VGI quality is represented by indicators at distinct levels of granularity which take into account the distinct components of the VGI items. The quality indicators represent both the extrinsic quality, depending…