[open-science] OSWG + OKFest ?
mail at stefankasberger.at
Thu Mar 6 16:19:16 UTC 2014
Sounds like a very good idea, so I'm in. :)
On 2014-03-06 16:58, P Kishor wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
> I would be very happy to participate in a geohackathon of any sort
> really. I haven't thought of any specific idea as I have been focusing
> on text and data mining, but now that you have sparked this thread,
> y'know what would be nice -- to develop a set of tools that allow
> mining location info from unstructured text. There have been many
> projects that do this (Google, metacarta) but they are either not open
> source or haven't gotten the momentum.
> So, discovering lat/lon is easy. But, what if the text doesn't mention
> lat/lon but says "Detroit"? Or, what if the text says "10 miles sw of
> Su Zhou"?
> In any case, I would certainly be up for participating, and
> particularly enthusiastic if it builds into text mining.
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 8:26 AM, Stefan Kasberger
> <mail at stefankasberger.at <mailto:mail at stefankasberger.at>> wrote:
> would love to do something around FOSSGIS, GeoData.
> There were some people (Puneet,...) discussing of an hackathon for
> this. Is there an update?
> Cheers, Stefan
> On 2014-03-06 06:22, Alexandre Hannud Abdo wrote:
>> What are the news, thoughts or proposals regarding open science at OKFest?
>> Should we coordinate, or should local groups start proposing activities
>> by themselves?
>> Can we start listing this stuff on the wiki? Perhaps here:
>> (unfortunately the OKN wiki requires login and has a really really mean
>> captcha, but for now we'll survive)
>> I saw the topic of OKFest2014 was listed in the last group call, which
>> unfortunately I did not attend, but the pad says nothing in terms of
>> what was discussed.
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