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Re: Need compelling story on the value of ontologies in fusing location-based data

From: Marja-Riitta Koivunen <marja@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 17:37:11 -0400
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To: "Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Cc: "Costello,Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>

Some fast ideas:

- Search for a cheap hotel and tell about horse riding and canoeing 
activities within couple of miles. See if any of these is bookmarked by my 
friends in our shared bookmark server.
- Show the places that I should visit based on my location and the shared 
bookmarks under topic: great places to visit.
- Find the locations of the nearest spare parts for a paper specific 
machine in a factory (maybe also look for the DHL etc. database for which 
ones will be fastest to deliver and the shared bookmark listing the places 
most trusted by my work mates).

Marja

At 04:26 PM 6/23/2003 -0400, Roger L. Costello wrote:

>Hi Folks,
>
>I need to give a talk (soon) on the benefits of ontologies to some folks
>whose data is location-dependent.  That is, their data is for a specific
>location (expressed as a lat/lon), at a specific time.
>
>I think that they would be very impressed if I could show how the
>information in ontologies  may be used to help fuse (aggregate) their
>data with other data that corresponds to the same location.
>
>If anyone has ideas on creating a compelling story along these lines
>please let me know.  /Roger
Received on Monday, 23 June 2003 17:36:42 GMT

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