An ontology framework for quality of geographic information services

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Abstract

In recent years, there has been much research on ontologies for geographic information (GI) services. But to date, focus has been on semantics of data and operations. Much less attention has been given to semantics of quality of GI services. In addressing this gap, this paper proposes an ontology framework for quality of GI services. The framework has an upper ontology, two primary domain ontologies and potentially many application ontologies. The ontologies provide concepts for unambiguously defining and reasoning about quality of GI services. We see the main strength of the framework as being its holistic view of quality; it integrates data quality and quality of service (QoS) which hitherto have been defined separately. Besides, the framework builds on established data quality and QoS concepts which guarantees its relevance and acceptance.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGIS'08
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 16th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems
EditorsW.G. Aref, F. Mokbel, H. Samet, M. Schneider, C. Shahabi, O. Wolfson
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Pages459-462
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)978-1-60558-323-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2008
Event16th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, GIS 2008 - Irvine, United States
Duration: 5 Nov 20087 Nov 2008
Conference number: 16

Conference

Conference16th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, GIS 2008
Abbreviated titleGIS
CountryUnited States
CityIrvine
Period5/11/087/11/08

Keywords

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  • IR-62745
  • METIS-256151
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    Onchaga, R., Widya, I. A., Morales Guarin, J. M., & Nieuwenhuis, L. J. M. (2008). An ontology framework for quality of geographic information services. In W. G. Aref, F. Mokbel, H. Samet, M. Schneider, C. Shahabi, & O. Wolfson (Eds.), GIS'08: Proceedings of the 16th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (pp. 459-462). New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). https://doi.org/10.1145/1463434.1463509