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Researchers develop new hyper-local air pollution map

Researchers develop new hyper-local air pollution map

Most large urban areas tend to have only one air quality monitor for every 100 to 200 square miles. 

Saving the environment: Researchers use Google Street View to map ecosystem

Saving the environment: Researchers use Google Street View to map ecosystem

A team of researchers, using nearly 100,000 images extracted from Google Street View, has developed a method to map and quantify how street trees regulate ecosystem services.

CBDT resolves Rs 5,000-cr tax dispute with foreign cos under MAP

The tax department has resolved disputes involving Rs 5,000 crore with foreign companies in sectors like software and consultancy under the MAP scheme in past two years, a development that could provide comfort to overseas investors over taxation issues.

Map entire buildings in 3D with mobile devices soon

The software, developed by a team led by Thomas Schops, doctoral student at the Institute for Visual Computing at ETH Zurich, analyses two images of a building's façade that were taken from different positions.

Analysis - Silicon Valley debate on self-driving cars: do you need a map?

The Silicon Valley race to build a self-driving car may revolve around one simple question: to map or not to map.

Phone call data can accurately map population

Population maps based on anonymous mobile phone call record data can be as accurate as those based on censuses, finds research.