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Reverse Geocoding is not easy How doing another mundane geocoding service can provide exciting geos…

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11.13.2020
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Reverse Geocoding is not easy How doing another mundane geocoding service can provide exciting geospatial challenges by Ilya Zverev
At: FOSDEM 2020 https://video.fosdem.org/2020/AW1.126/reverse_geocoding_is_not_easy.webm
Having seen a dozen of different OpenStreetMap-based geocoders, I did not expect to find myself writing another one. But here I am, tasked with making a reverse geocoder better than the industry-standard Nominatim. Turns out it is a fun and not so straightforward task. Let’s see what can go wrong.
Room: AW1.126 Scheduled start: 2020-02-02 11:30:00