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Mapping Neighborhood Boundaries and Names

Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2008 by 1 comment

Adena Schutzberg writes in Directions Magazine about three different efforts to provide neighborhood data for GIS… Maponics, Urban Mapping, Inc., and ZillowThis article touches on several issues for each of these companies…

  1. Collecting and cleaning up initial data for neighborhood boundaries and names.
  2. Fuzziness of boundaries.
  3. Macro vs. sub-neighborhoods.
  4. Ongoing QA/QC.
  5. Business model.

Posted in: Front Porch Forum, Local Online, Neighborhood

One comment

  1. Hey Michael – thanks for the mention. I too am interested to hear what people might think of the different approaches…

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