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Extending a Natural Language Interface with Geospatial Queries
November/December 2007 (vol. 11 no. 6)
pp. 82-85
Vinitha Reddy, Chintaphally
Kyle Neumeier, University of Arkansas
Joshua McFarlane, University of Arkansas
Jackson Cothren, University of Arkansas
Craig W. Thompson, University of Arkansas
The authors describe an extension of a menu-based natural language interface (MBNLI) to support geospatial queries. Their extension makes it easier for application analysts and even inexperienced users to phrase complex queries without knowing SQL, database schemas, spatial operators, or spatial indexes.

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Index Terms:
architectural perspectives, natural language, geospatial queries, SQL, relational database management systems
Vinitha Reddy, Kyle Neumeier, Joshua McFarlane, Jackson Cothren, Craig W. Thompson, "Extending a Natural Language Interface with Geospatial Queries," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 82-85, Nov.-Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MIC.2007.124
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