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

jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 24 08:12:36 GMT 2010


Looks like an app we could use as well,
where is the source code?
thanks,
mike

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 8:30 PM, jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com <
jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com> wrote:

> sounds very exciting! will check it out!
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 8:19 PM, Paul Houle <paul at ontology2.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>>   We just launched a new site at
>>
>> http://ny-pictures.com/nyc/photo/
>>
>>    which is based on data from dbpedia and freebase and uses
>> openstreetmaps for mapping.
>>
>>    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.
>>
>>    Any thoughts?
>>
>>
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