Vanessa Murdock (Yahoo! Research, Barcelona)

Leveraging User-Generated Content for Geovation

User-Generated Content is available in vast, and growing, quantities. The general public may be best qualified for identifying and disambiguating locations. Or they may be the worst. In this talk I present work on leveraging user-generated content for location disambiguation, and using the social graph in Flickr to determine a user's credibility.

Presentation at SSR 2010