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CfP: 4th International Workshop on Geospatial Linked Data co-located with ESWC2021

From: Beyza Yaman <beyza.yaman@adaptcentre.ie>
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2021 21:11:26 +0000
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Dear all,

We are happy to announce that the 4th International Workshop on Geospatial
Linked Data will be co-located with the European Semantic Web Conference
(ESWC) on 7th June 2021.

Details are published on the website: dice-group.github.io/GeoLD2021/

Abstract:

Geospatial data is vital for both traditional applications like navigation,
logistics, and tourism and emerging areas like autonomous vehicles, smart
buildings, and GIS on demand. Spatial linked data has recently transitioned
from experimental prototypes to national infrastructure. However, the next
generation of spatial knowledge graphs will integrate multiple spatial
datasets with the large number of general datasets that contain some
geospatial references (e.g., DBpedia, Wikidata). This integration, either
on the public Web or within organizations has immense socio-economic as
well as academic benefits. The upsurge in Linked data related presentations
in the recent Eurogeographics data quality workshop  shows the deep
interest in Geospatial Linked Data (GLD) in national mapping agencies. GLD
enables a web-based, interoperable geospatial infrastructure. This is
especially relevant for delivering the INSPIRE directive in Europe.
Moreover, geospatial information systems benefit from Linked Data
principles in building the next generation of spatial data applications
e.g., federated smart buildings, self-piloted vehicles, delivery drones or
automated local authority services.

This workshop invites papers covering the challenges and solutions for
handling with GLD, especially for building high quality, adaptable,
geospatial infrastructures and next-generation spatial applications. We aim
to demonstrate the latest approaches and implementations and to discuss the
solutions to challenges and issues arising from research and industrial
organizations.

The best papers will be invited to submit their extended version to the
special issue in the ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Semantic Spatial Web.

Topics of interest

•  GLD vocabularies and standards (GeoSPARQL, INSPIRE, W3C, OGC)

•  Extraction/transformation of GLD from native geospatial data sources

•  Integration (schema mapping, interlinking, fusion) techniques for
Geospatial RDF Data

•  Enrichment, quality and evolution of Linked Data with Geospatial
information

•  Machine Learning improving GLD processing

•  Distributed solutions for GLD management (storing, querying, mapping)

•  Algorithms and tools for large scale, scalable GLD management

•  Efficient Indexing and Querying of GLD

•  Geospatial-specific Reasoning on RDF Data

•  Ranking techniques on querying Geospatial RDF Data

•  Advanced querying capabilities on Geospatial RDF Data

•  Benchmarking of GLD applications

•  GLD in social web platforms and applications

•  Visualization models/interfaces for browsing/authoring/querying GLD

•  Real world applications/use cases/paradigms using GLD

•  Evaluation/comparison of tools/libraries/frameworks for GLD

•  Data governance models for GLD

Important Dates

Paper submission: 1st March 2021

Camera-ready paper submission: 9th April 2021

Workshop Date: 7th June 2021


*Organizing Committee: *

Dr. Beyza Yaman (ADAPT Centre, Dublin City University, Ireland)

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Sherif (University of Paderborn, Germany)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Armin Haller (Australian National University, Australia)

Prof. Dr. Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo (University of Paderborn, Germany)


We are looking forward to your submissions!


Best Regards,

Beyza Yaman.
Received on Saturday, 30 January 2021 21:11:51 UTC

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