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A Study on Geographic Information Services Ontology and Its Applications

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Cybernetics and Information Technologies
Special Issue on Logistics, Informatics and Service Science


Based on the relevant studies and successful applications of Geographic information ontology and Web services ontology in the last decade, this paper discusses the utility and research trend of the Geographic information services Ontology in the prospective of Geographic information ontology and the Semantization of the Geographic information services. It proposes the concept of Geographic information services ontology and clarifies the purpose of such construction. It further summarizes the procedures and frameworks of the construction in a Geographic information system.

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Journal Subjects:
Computer Sciences, Information Technology