An Integrated Metamodel for Knowledge Representation in Geolibraries

de Souza Baptista, Claudio and Kemp, Zarine P. (2000) An Integrated Metamodel for Knowledge Representation in Geolibraries. In: Proceedings of the IEEE Advances on Digital Libraries (ADL'2000), May 22-24, 2000, Washington D.C., USA. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Geolibraries containing large volumes of complex spatiotemporal data occur in a variety of application domains. Considerable effort has gone into the design of metadata standards to enable exchange and sharing of georeferenced data sets. Strategies for federating information stores have to deal with integration at several levels, syntax, structure as well as semantics. This paper describes a generic metamodel for geolibraries. It encompasses a conceptually partitioned view of the data space including metadata at various levels of a geolibrary. The model places particular emphasis on ontologies representing domain-dependent knowledge that exists within a research community to facilitate resource discovery and retrieval of information from heterogeneous data stores.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Digital Libraries, Geolibraries, Ontologies, Metadata
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2009 18:57
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2014 08:19
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/22025 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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