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Project Sidewalk

Project Sidewalk combines remote crowdsourcing + machine learning to map the accessibility of the world. Crowd workers virtually walk through cities labeling inaccessible areas. Collected data is used to generate new, accessibility-aware mapping tools and train machine learning algorithms.

Project URL: http://sidewalk.umiacs.umd.edu/

Geographic Scope:

Project Status: Active -recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Annotation, Classification or tagging, Finding entities, Identification,

Start Date: 2013-05-01

Project Contact: jonfroehlich@gmail.com

Federal Government Sponsor:

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Other Federal Government Sponsor:

Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: Google

Fields of Science: Geography, Transportation,

Intended Outcomes: Research development, Civic and community,