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RE: Maphub -- RWW meets maps

From: Andy Turner <A.G.D.Turner@leeds.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 09:36:10 +0100
To: "'Kingsley Idehen'" <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, "public-rww@w3.org" <public-rww@w3.org>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
CC: "chippy2005@gmail.com" <chippy2005@gmail.com>, "suchith.anand@nottingham.ac.uk" <suchith.anand@nottingham.ac.uk>
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Interesting work. It's a way to go for linking OpenStreetMap data and Wikimapia data with Wikipedia and each other etc.. I don't know the state of play with how OpenStreetMap or Wikimapia are currently doing this, but I like to think that someone at the recent Maptember events in Nottingham, UK hopefully does and might provide some feedback...



-----Original Message-----
From: Kingsley Idehen [mailto:kidehen@openlinksw.com] 
Sent: 18 September 2013 19:44
To: public-rww@w3.org; public-lod@w3.org
Subject: Re: Maphub -- RWW meets maps

On 9/18/13 1:40 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> A fantastic open source project maphub which uses linked data to read 
> and write to current and historical maps, using RDF and the open 
> annotations vocab.  There's even links to DBPedia!
> http://maphub.github.io/
> A great example of how to use the Read Write Web.  The video is well 
> worth watching!

Also publishes annotations in Linked Data form [1] :-)

[1] http://maphub.herokuapp.com/control_points/4 .



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