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Integrating Semantic and Syntactic Descriptions to Chain Geographic Services
September/October 2006 (vol. 10 no. 5)
pp. 42-52
Rob Lemmens, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
Andreas Wytzisk, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
Rolf de By, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
Carlos Granell, University Jaume I of Castell?
Michael Gould, University Jaume I of Castell?
Peter van Oosterom, Delft University of Technology
Integrating multiple geographic services from different information communities and spatiolinguistic regions is challenging because of its inherent complexity and heterogeneity. A geographic information systems workflow approach can use semantic and syntactic service descriptions to form service chains that can integrate service discovery, composition,and reuse.Service chaining links remote geographic services to help expert users form complex geoprocessing services and perform timely analysis of geodata. This method facilitates the use of XMLbased service description languages to build a geoservice-reuse architecture based on common ontologies and shared service descriptions.
Index Terms:
semantic annotation, service reuse, geographic services description, discovery and composition methodology
Citation:
Rob Lemmens, Andreas Wytzisk, Rolf de By, Carlos Granell, Michael Gould, Peter van Oosterom, "Integrating Semantic and Syntactic Descriptions to Chain Geographic Services," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 42-52, Sept.-Oct. 2006, doi:10.1109/MIC.2006.106
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