2012 Peter Burrough medal winner Michael F. Goodchild

Professor Michael F. Goodchild has made long-standing contributions to theory and practice addressing accuracy and uncertainty issues in georeferenced data. He was an attendee at the very first Accuracy 1994 conference, a keynote speaker at the Accuracy 1996 and 2008 conferences, serving on both conferences’ Scientific Committees, and has been publishing about spatial data accuracy since 1980. Professor Goodchild is an elected member of the United States National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an elected Foreign Member of the Royal Society of Canada and of the (British) Royal Society, and an elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

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