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Lecture Notes - History of Web Mapping by Mind Map: Lecture Notes - History of Web Mapping
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Lecture Notes - History of Web Mapping

Timeline  for "web mapping" at http://www.google.com/search?q=web+mapping&hl=en&prmd=ivns&sa=X&ei=-7xOTeG_GdaAhAfAzJ3XDg&ved=0CKsDEKUC&tbm=&tbs=tl:1,tl_num:100,tlul:1990,tluh:2011 and "web map" at http://www.google.com/search?q=web+map&hl=en&prmd=ivns&sa=X&ei=Y71OTezoK42zhAes46SoDg&ved=0CL0DEKUC&tbm=&tbs=tl:1,tl_num:100,tlul:1990,tluh:2011 and "geoweb" at http://www.google.com/search?q=geoweb&hl=en&prmd=ivns&sa=X&ei=y71OTZfqFsnQhAfVhfm9Dg&sqi=2&ved=0CJMDEKUC&tbm=&tbs=tl:1,tl_num:100,tlul:1990,tluh:2011

New language

Geoweb

The term ‘Geospatial Web’ implies the merging of geographic (location- based) information with the abstract information that currently dominates the Internet - Haklay et al

Neogeography

Term first coined by Di-Ann Eisnor 2006  

Mashup

Geotags

Crowdsourcing

Geostack

Folksonomies

Geotechnologies

Web 2.0

Web 2.0 is the business revolution in the computer industry caused by the move to the Internet as platform, and an attempt to understand the rules for success on that new platform. (O’Reilly 2006)

Web Mapping 2.0

Goodchild 2007

External factors

Tech

Technology Timeline

Useful Reading  

Pre 20th Century

Pre 1992

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

General Stuff

Beyond 2011

The role of Standards?

MIT Ortho Server – 1995 – used a CGI script and hacked TIFF software to serve orthophotos OGC begins work on web mapping – 1997 OGC WMS testbed – 1999 WMS 1.0 – 2000 GeoRSS – 2005 OSGEO WMS-C – 2006, see also tilecache.org GeoJSON – 2007

Content & Usage Timeline

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

General Observations

Beyond 2011

Business Timeline

1984

1985

1991

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

General

Beyond 2011

Resources

Interviewees

Interview with Sean Phelan & Audrey Mandela, founders of MultiMap, 12 Jan 2011 Interview with Charles Kennelly, CTO ESRI UK, 14 Feb 2011 Interview with Tom Myers, Product Manager Web Mapping, PBBI 27th January 2011 Interview with Ed Parsons, Geotechnologist, Google 26/1/10 Interview with Anthony Pegg, MapQuest 15/02/11 Interview with Tyler Mitchell, Executive Director OSGeo Foundation, 28 January 2011 Interview with Dave McIlhagga, founder DM Solutions, 18/02/11 Web Mapping 2.0: The Neogeography of the GeoWeb, Muki Haklay, Alex Singleton & Chris Parker (Very useful but perhaps overly UK centric)

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