A Geo-semantics Flyby [chapter]

Krzysztof Janowicz, Simon Scheider, Benjamin Adams
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Geospatial semantics as a research field studies how to publish, retrieve, reuse, and integrate geo-data, how to describe geo-data by conceptual models, and how to develop formal specifications on top of data structures to reduce the risk of incompatibilities. Geo-data is highly heterogeneous and ranges from qualitative interviews and thematic maps to satellite imagery and complex simulations. This makes ontologies, semantic annotations, and reasoning support essential ingredients towards a
more » ... patial Semantic Web. In this paper, we present an overview of major research questions, recent findings, and core literature.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39784-4_6 fatcat:gtbsy52rrzgohg4j3agykxtr5i