GeoMonkey is a class project that has come alive as a map-sharing resource (ONLINE @ www.geomonkey.com).
Orest Pilskalns, assistant professor of computer science at WSU Vancouver, first envisioned GeoMonkey.
“My idea was to create a simple way for users to store and share maps,” he explained. “Then hiking enthusiasts, travel agents, runners, event planners or anyone could share comments and directions to destinations or routes.
“During spring semester 2006, I offered this idea to my CS420 course for undergraduate seniors in computer science. Together we refined it and brought it to life. GeoMonkey was … » More …