Pioneering technology is speeding up the creation of detailed maps, ensuring policymakers have accurate information when responding to challenges.

This article explores how artificial intelligence and machine learning can be used to create detailed and accurate digital maps quickly and cheaply from aerial images, with an example from the British national mapping service, Ordnance Survey, which helped the Zambian government to map its capital city, Lusaka, using AI techniques, and how this improved public services and planning. The article explores other potential purposes of AI-generated maps, such as environment and climate, public health and smart city initiatives.


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