Story Jam New York/Projects/Community Mapping

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Community mapping is a proven procedure in epidemiology for identifying public health issues and threats - see the Wikipedia article on John Snow. This application provides an interface for mapping villages and communities, so that data can be collected and analyzed about them.


Languages/Technologies

   *     Application - Python
   *     Front end - JavaScript, X/HTML, CSS


Tasks

  1. Modify for installation and operation on OLPC
  2. i18n
  2. onionskin so that different people can have maps of same village
  2. Implement vector drawing (e.g., drawing roads, rivers, etc)
  3. Make "smart" icons - ones that react to each other and provide warnings/dangers
  4. Create internationalization framework
  5. Modify for use on PDAs


See a demo

   http://unicef.entropyfree.com:8080

Get the code

   svn co http://mobiled.mepemepe.com/svn/village-mapper/trunk


Tags

   maps, python, javascript, html, xhtml, vectorgraphics, pda, icons
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