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Re: ACTION-101 List of RDF vocabs relating to spatial data

From: Andrea Perego <andrea.perego@jrc.ec.europa.eu>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:17:59 +0100
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To: Bill Roberts <bill@swirrl.com>
Cc: SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>, Krzysztof Janowicz <janowicz@ucsb.edu>
Hi, Bill.

I'm afraid I have a conflict of interest here, but I would add also LOCN:


Other relevant vocs from LOV can be among those returned by




I wonder whether we would like to make a comprehensive list, or agree
on criteria to be used to filter / rank these vocabularies - e.g.,
adoption, expressiveness, etc.




On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 11:45 AM, Bill Roberts <bill@swirrl.com> wrote:
> Hi all (especially Krzysztof)
> Here is my first attempt at a list of RDF vocabularies that relate to
> spatial data.  I’m sure there are more
> WGS84 (Dan Brickley and co): http://www.w3.org/2003/01/geo/wgs84_pos
> schema.org: http://schema.org
> geosparql (OGC): http://www.opengis.net/ont/geosparql
> neogeo (geovocab.org): http://geovocab.org/spatial.html
> DBPedia: http://dbpedia.org/ontology/ (including eg
> http://dbpedia.org/ontology/Place)
> UK Ordnance Survey geometry:
> http://data.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/ontology/geometry/
> UK Ordnance Survey spatial relations:
> http://data.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/ontology/spatialrelations/
> UK Office for National Statistics:
> http://statistics.data.gov.uk/def/statistical-geography#
> http://statistics.data.gov.uk/def/statistical-entity# (don't resolve)
> XKOS (used for geographical hierarchies in some examples):
> http://rdf-vocabulary.ddialliance.org/xkos.html
> Dublin core metadata ('DC Terms'):
> http://dublincore.org/documents/2012/06/14/dcmi-terms (see 'spatial',
> 'coverage')
> BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ontologies/coreconcepts#terms_Place
> See also http://lov.okfn.org/dataset/lov/terms?q=place
> Best regards
> Bill

Andrea Perego, Ph.D.
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European Commission DG JRC
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