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Re: Use Cases

From: Robert Casties <casties@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de>
Date: Sun, 02 Mar 2014 19:41:21 +0100
Message-ID: <53137B51.5060007@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de>
To: public-openannotation@w3.org
On 28.02.14 16:14, Mr. Puneet Kishor wrote:
> (speaking as a long-term moonlighting GIS developer) I would think that annotating online representations of "subsets of geographic regions" is very relevant.

How would you specify subsets of geographic regions? With additional
selectors like polygon shapes or using identifiers in the geographic
data describing the regions?

I am have been thinking a lot about annotation selectors on images that
go beyond #xywh media fragments (I am trying to write up something for
the W3C workshop on annotations in the web). My current idea would be to
adopt something from the geo-world like WKT and GeoJSON. I think it
would be great to have an overlap to geo-annotations.

Best
	Robert Casties

>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 6:06 AM, <philip.kershaw@stfc.ac.uk> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Rob,
>>
>> I'm collaborating with some partners on a project on a use case for annotating subsets of geographic regions.  We are using this for annotating climate science and Earth observation datasets but this could have application within the broader remit of GIS applications.  Could this be relevant here or does it come under the category of 'data annotation' that you mention?  Maybe you or others on the list are aware of similar activities in this area.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Phil
>>
>>> On 24 Feb 2014, at 22:52, Robert Sanderson wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> The W3C Digital Publishing Interest Group is going to publish a working draft of a Note on Annotation use cases in the near future.  I have put a pre-working draft (whatever that means :) ) of the text up at:
>>>
>>>  http://www.openannotation.org/usecases.html
>>>
>>> Any comments, corrections, additions, etc are very welcome!
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Rob
>>>
>>> P.S. Bob, unfortunately data annotation directly isn't in scope of the IG work, but I've included it under the embedded resource use case to try and promote the discussion.
>>
>> -- 
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