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Re: [Ann] OSM Linked Geo Data extraction, browser & editor

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 13:44:32 -0500
Message-ID: <49400E10.6020404@openlinksw.com>
To: Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
CC: public-xg-rdb2rdf <public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org>, public-lod@w3.org, semantic-web@w3c.org

On 12/10/08 1:25 PM, Sören Auer wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> We were working in the last weeks on bringing geo data derived from 
> the marvelous OpenStreetMap project [1] to the data web. This work in 
> progress is still far from being finished, however, we would like to 
> share some first preliminary results:
>
> * A *vast amount of point-of-interest descriptions* was extracted from 
> OSM and published as Linked Data at <http://linkedgeodata.org>
>
> * The *Linked Geo Data browser and editor* (available at 
> <http://linkedgeodata.org/browser>) is a facet-based browser for geo 
> content, which uses an OLAP inspired hypercube for quickly retrieving 
> aggregated information about any user selected area on earth.
>
> Further information can be also found in our AKSW project description:
>
> <http://aksw.org/Projects/LinkedGeoData>
>
> Thanks go to Sebastian Dietzold, Jens Lehmann, Sebastian Hellmann, 
> David Aumueller and other members of the AKSW team for their 
> contributions.
>
> Merry Christmas to everybody from Leipzig
>
> Sören
>
>
> [1] http://openstreetmap.org
>
Soren at Co.,

Very cool!

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Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	      Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
President&  CEO
OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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