[OSM-talk] Semantic GIS site based on dbpedia, freebase, openstreetmaps, etc.

Serge Wroclawski emacsen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 20:18:30 GMT 2010


On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 2:19 PM, Paul Houle <paul at ontology2.com> wrote:

>    Behind it all is a 'semantic GIS' engine that combines the ability
> to represent traditional GIS with the ability to make assertions such as
> "The Empire State Building is in Manhattan."  A particularly remarkable
> feature is that very few of the images are geotagged:  we're able to
> establish the locations of the photographs based on text and other
> available evidence.

Could you maybe write up how it all works in more detail?

- Serge




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