US Patent No. 9,141,918

USER CONTRIBUTION BASED MAPPING SYSTEM AND METHOD


Patent No. 9,141,918
Issue Date September 22, 2015
Title User Contribution Based Mapping System And Method
Inventorship Vincent Rosso, San Francisco, CA (US)
Tasos Roumeliotis, Orinda, CA (US)
Scott Hotes, Berkeley, CA (US)
Daniel Hodges, San Francisco, CA (US)
Joel Grossman, San Francisco, CA (US)
Jason Finkelstein, San Francisco, CA (US)
Assignee Location Labs, Inc., Emeryville, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,141,918

1. A computer-implemented user contribution method comprising:
retrieving event data posted by a plurality of users related to a first user, the event data comprising indications of at
least one geographic area;

comparing the event data with predetermined trigger data;
determining a quality value of the at least one geographic area based on the comparison of the event data with predetermined
trigger data; and

transmitting an indication of the quality value of the at least one geographic area to a second user.