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RE: Spatial datatypes in OWL/RDF

From: John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 13:48:58 +0100
Message-ID: <6A035FEF345E064E893D784097F8BC7F024344F6@OSMAIL.ordsvy.gov.uk>
To: "Alex Tucker" <alex@floop.org.uk>
Cc: <public-owl-dev@w3.org>

Thanks Alex, That's just what I was looking for. I can now think about
framing my problem in a more formal manner. I think we'll certain have
lots of use cases!



-----Original Message-----
From: Alex Tucker [mailto:alex@floop.org.uk] 
Sent: 14 April 2008 13:46
To: John Goodwin
Cc: public-owl-dev@w3.org
Subject: Re: Spatial datatypes in OWL/RDF

Hi John,

> (find all a and b where a and b have touching geometries).

I'd be interested to hear whether the n-ary datatypes proposal [1] could
help with this sort of thing.  It'd certainly be worthwhile working on
some geo examples to add to the use cases.


[1] http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/N-ary_Data_predicate_proposal

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