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Re: FW: Geospatial-semantic Exploration on the Move [via Geospatial Semantic Web Community Group]

From: Jeremy Tandy <jeremy.tandy@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:49:59 +0000
Message-ID: <CADtUq_1SoyO7ZfUAX1MF_xtnY_npW3O9tmGTNjdnP8SsZUjvNA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon.Cox@csiro.au, public-sdw-wg@w3.org
+1 ... nice.

On Thu, 4 Jun 2015 at 18:35 <Simon.Cox@csiro.au> wrote:

>  On 1 June 2015 at 16:50, W3C Community Development Team <
> team-community-process@w3.org> wrote:
>
> A typical tourist scenario is hard to picture without a map. Yet, such a
> scenario implies you are not familiar with your surroundings and,
> therefore,
> often not sure how to find the things that are of interest to you. Typical
> geospatial browsers will provide you with common exploration tools that
> will
> most often include a slippy map combined with keyword search, categorized
> points
> of interest (POIs) and a fixed set of filters. But, all of these imply
> either
> that you know what it is you’re looking for, or that the preset collection
> of
> POIs and criteria will be enough to satisfy your needs. In real life,
> however,
> those needs will often be affected by the given context, which is, in turn,
> dependent on multiple, dynamic factors, such as the place you’re visiting,
> your mood, interests, background etc. Imagine using your favorite
> geospatial
> browser to answer the following question:
>
> “Where are the nearest buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, typical of
> the Prairie School movement?”
>
> GEM (Geospatial-semantic Exploration on the Move) is the very first
> geospatial
> exploration tool that offers a rich mobile experience and overcomes the
> abovementioned limitations of conventional solutions by exploiting all
> strengths
> of the Linked Open Data paradigm, such as built-in semantics in open,
> crowd-sourced knowledge found in publicly available sources, such as
> DBpedia,
> loaded and filtered on-demand, according to user’s needs, in order to
> prevent
> maps from overpopulating.
>
> GitHub: https://github.com/GeoKnow/GEM
>
>
>
> Really nice:
>
> Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoAdrNiDljU
>
> Can I find this app by searching the android play store?
>
>
>
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> 'Geospatial-semantic Exploration on the Move'
>
>
> https://www.w3.org/community/geosemweb/2015/01/24/geospatial-semantic-exploration-on-the-move/
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> Learn more about the Geospatial Semantic Web Community Group:
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