25 July 2007 Geo-ontology design and its logic reasoning
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With the increasing application of geographic information system (GIS), GIS is faced with the difficulty of efficient management and comprehensive application of the spatial information from different resources and in different forms. In order to solve these problems, ontology is introduced into GIS field as a concept model which can represent object on semantic and knowledge level. Ontology not only can describe spatial data more easily understood by computers in semantic encoding method, but also can integrate geographical data from different sources and in different forms for reasoning. In this paper, a geo-ontology "GeographicalSpace" is built with Web Ontology Language (OWL) after analyzing the research and application of geo-ontology. A geo-ontology reasoning framework is put forward in which three layers are designed. The three layers are presentation layer, semantic service layer and spatial application server layer. By using the geo-ontology repository module and reasoning module in this framework, some more complex spatial location relationships in depth can be mined out. At last, an experiment is designed to demonstrate geo-ontology's ability to execute more intelligent query that can't be implemented in traditional GIS.
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Yandong Wang, Yandong Wang, Jingjing Dai, Jingjing Dai, Jizhen Sheng, Jizhen Sheng, Kai Zhou, Kai Zhou, Jianya Gong, Jianya Gong, } "Geo-ontology design and its logic reasoning", Proc. SPIE 6753, Geoinformatics 2007: Geospatial Information Science, 675309 (25 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.761349; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.761349
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