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Re: The model reuse requirement

From: Frans Knibbe <frans.knibbe@geodan.nl>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2015 16:23:22 +0200
Message-ID: <CAFVDz43tB5qQUUnKcreTEiK885KXX2J1Xo=rDP1fgTdhjPjiiw@mail.gmail.com>
To: SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>, Alejandro Llaves <allaves@fi.upm.es>
Cc: Simon.Cox@csiro.au, Peter Baumann <p.baumann@jacobs-university.de>
Hello,

I think this issue still needs some thought. If it is only about not
reinventing the wheel, then I think the requirement is too general to be in
scope (note that it is already in the list of BP Principles
<https://www.w3.org/2015/spatial/wiki/BP_Principles>). On the other hand,
if there are specific requirements to be made for development of ontologies
for sensors or coverages, I think we could have the requirement in the UCR
document. But ISO 19123, the Data Cube vocabulary and WaterML Part 1 -
Timeseries are already mentioned in the description of the deliverable in
the charter <http://www.w3.org/2015/spatial/charter#cov>. I don't think we
need to repeat that in a requirement.

Anyway, since this issue is not resolved yet I have created an issue in the
tracker: ISSUE-18 <https://www.w3.org/2015/spatial/track/issues/18>, and I
have linked the requirement to the issue in the UCR document.

Regards,
Frans

2015-06-05 2:09 GMT+02:00 Peter Baumann <p.baumann@jacobs-university.de>:

>  almost correct.
>
> The OGC Coverages Model supports:
> - grids
>     non-referenced (ie, no coordinates)
>     regular grids (eg, ortho images)
>     irregular grids (currently being generalized as an outcome of OGC
> Testbed-11, also towards sensor models)
> - so-called discrete coverages (sorry, this naming comes from ISO 19123):
>     point clouds
>     trajectory sets
>     surface sets
>     solid sets
> ...and all of that in n dimensions, including space & time.
>
> Coming back to grids, coverages are successfully being used for 2D
> imagery, 3D x/y/t image timeseries (!) and x/y/z geophysical voxel models,
> 4D x/y/z/t climate data.
>
> Sequences of (timestamp,image) pairs have been standardized in EO-WCS (WCS
> for Earth Observation data, ie: remote sensing imagery), further work on
> this is under way (because we also want good functional support, right?).
>
> Bottom line, OGC's coverages are certainly not the end of the story (is
> there one in IT world?), but represent the currently most comprehensive
> treatment of the subject.
>
> cheers,
> Peter
>
>
>
> On 06/05/15 01:37, Simon.Cox@csiro.au wrote:
>
>  However, we also need to be careful to fully understand the scope of the
> components that we reuse.
>
>
>
> For example, the OGC Coverages model that Peter refers to relates
> particularly to gridded coverages (imagery). It does not support some
> other important coverage-types and common representations. For example, a
> Time-series is a coverage (it is the variation of a property along one
> spatio-temporal axis). In environmental monitoring applications it is
> usually represented as a stream of interleaved position(i.e.
> time)-value(,value(,value...)) objects. This is not compatible with the
> current OGC Coverages standard. So while OGC Coverages provides a good
> solution for grids, it doesn't cover the whole space.
>
>
>
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> *From:* Peter Baumann [p.baumann@jacobs-university.de]
> *Sent:* Friday, 29 May 2015 11:39 PM
> *To:* Frans Knibbe; Alejandro Llaves
> *Cc:* SDW WG Public List
> *Subject:* Re: The model reuse requirement
>
>  Frans,
>
> me again;
> not sure that we should mention some particular model; if so we might be
> more comprehensive - at least, as coverages are in focus, the OGC coverage
> model should be referenced: OGC document 09-146r2, link:
> https://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=48553 available from
> this page: http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/wcs .
>
> -Peter
>
>
> On 05/29/15 14:24, Frans Knibbe wrote:
>
> Hello Alejandro,
>
>  I think the model reuse requirement
> <http://w3c.github.io/sdw/UseCases/SDWUseCasesAndRequirements.html#ModelReuse> could
> do with some clarification. Currently it reads "Spatial data modelling
> issues solved in existing models shall be considered for adoption, e.g. O&M
> or SoilML".
>
>
>    - What kind of spatial data modelling issues are solved in existing
>    models? Is it possible to give an example?
>     - Could references to O&M and SoilML be added?
>    - Do you think this could actually be the same requirement as the Compatibility
>    with existing practices
>    <http://w3c.github.io/sdw/UseCases/SDWUseCasesAndRequirements.html#Compatibility>
>    requirement?
>
>
>  Regards,
> Frans
>
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