Volume XL-3/W3
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-3/W3, 35-38, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-3-W3-35-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-3/W3, 35-38, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-3-W3-35-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

  19 Aug 2015

19 Aug 2015

INCLUDING USERS’ SEMANTICS IN EVALUATING THE CREDIBILITY OF CROWDSOURCED LANDSCAPE DESCRIPTIONS

A. Forati1, S. Soleimani2, F. Karimipour1, and M. R. Malek2 A. Forati et al.
  • 1Faculty of Surveying and Geospatial Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
  • 2Faculty of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Keywords: Landscape Description, Crowdsourcing, Credibility, Users’ Semantics

Abstract. Landscape refers to the visible features of an area of land often considered in terms of their aesthetic appeal. The spatial configurations, composition conditions and perception situations of a landscape may be described by people, which reveal how they see and percept the landscape; thus they are different from person to person depending on the way they think or experience their surroundings. Especially, when the landscape descriptions are acquired through crowdsourcing processes, it is affected by users’ semantics, which results in descriptions with varying credibilities. This paper proposes an approach to consider the user’s semantics in evaluating the creditability of crowdsourced landscape descriptions.