Exploring the Effects of Pokémon Go Vandalism on OpenStreetMap

Room: HSW

Sunday, 15:00


Back to schedule
  • Levente Juhász, GIS Center, Florida International University
  • Hartwig Hochmair, Geomatics Program, University of Florida
  • Sen Qiao, GIS Center, Florida International University
  • Tessio Novack, GIScience Research Group

This presentation describes the nature and life-cycle of carto-vandalism through a data-driven analysis of harmful edits originated from Pokémon Go players. It also assesses how the OSM community reacts to vandalism.