Farazi, Feroz and Maltese, Vincenzo and Dutta, Biswanath and Ivanyukovich, Alexander (2011) Extending a geo-catalogue with matching capabilities. UNSPECIFIED.
To achieve semantic interoperability, geo-spatial applications need to be equipped with tools able to understand user terminology that is typically different from the one enforced by standards. In this paper we summarize our experience in providing a semantic extension to the geo-catalogue of the Autonomous Province of Trento (PAT) in Italy. The semantic extension is based on the adoption of the S-Match semantic matching tool and on the use of a specifically designed faceted ontology codifying domain specific knowledge. We also briefly report our experience in the integration of the ontology with the geo-spatial ontology GeoWordNet.
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