Geospatial Semantic Web: An Introduction by Chuanrong ZhangGeospatial Semantic Web: An Introduction by Chuanrong Zhang

Geospatial Semantic Web: An Introduction

byChuanrong Zhang, Tian Zhao, Weidong Li

Hardcover | June 25, 2015

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This book covers key issues related to Geospatial Semantic Web, including geospatial web services for spatial data interoperability; geospatial ontology for semantic interoperability; ontology creation, sharing, and integration; querying knowledge and information from heterogeneous data source; interfaces for Geospatial Semantic Web, VGI (Volunteered Geographic Information) and Geospatial Semantic Web; challenges of Geospatial Semantic Web; and development of Geospatial Semantic Web applications. This book also describes state-of-the-art technologies that attempt to solve these problems such as WFS, WMS, RDF, OWL, and GeoSPARQL, and demonstrates how to use the Geospatial Semantic Web technologies to solve practical real-world problems such as spatial data interoperability.

Chuanrong Zhang is currently an associate professor at University of Connecticut and holds a joint appointment with Department of Geography and the Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering (CESE). She received her PhD degree in GIS from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee in 2004. She has several years of working experience in ...
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Title:Geospatial Semantic Web: An IntroductionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:194 pagesPublished:June 25, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319178008

ISBN - 13:9783319178004

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Chapter one: Geospatial data interoperability, Geography Markup Language (GML), Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), and Geospatial Web Services.- Geospatial data interoperability.- Geography Markup Language.- Scalable Vector Graphics.- Geospatial web services.- Chapter two: Conceptual frameworks of Geospatial Semantic Web.- Semantic problem of spatial data.- What is Geospatial Semantic Web? Why Do We Need Geospatial Semantic Web?.- A Geospatial Semantic Web Architecture.- Chapter three: Ontology languages and Geospatial Semantic Web.- RDF (Resource Description Framework).- OWL (Web Ontology Language).- From UML (Unified Modeling Language) to OWL.- Ontology-based reasoning and rule-based knowledge inference.-Chapter four: Ontology data query in Geospatial Semantic Web.- Introduction.- SPARQL.- GeoSPARQL.- Spatial data indexing.- Spatial join.- GeoSPARQL query algorithm.- Optimization and parallelization.- Related works.- Chapter five: Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) systems and their interactions with Geospatial Semantic Web.- Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) and Geospatial Semantic Web.- A Framework of an interoperable online VGI system.- A case study for developing an interoperable online VGI system.- Current challenges and future studies for online VGI system.- Chapter six: Applications of Geospatial Semantic Web.- Background.- NLP (Natural Language Processing) based geospatial query interface.- Volunteered geospatial information system.- Geospatial interface for transit network.- Spatial decision support system.- Chapter Seven: Current and Future Challenges of Geospatial Semantic Web.- Service Composition issue.- Natural Language Processing (NLP) issue.- Ontology issue.- Performance issue.- Geospatial big data issue.- Cloud computing issue.- Index.