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    Finding Analogous Structures in Cartographic Data


    O'Donoghue, Diarmuid and Winstanley, Adam C. (2001) Finding Analogous Structures in Cartographic Data. In: 4th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, 19-21 April 2001, Brno.

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    Abstract

    In this paper we describe the application of analogical structure matching techniques to the domain of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Automatic categorisation of map data into roads, buildings etc. is currently based on isolated objects. We describe how identifying analogous clusters of objects can categorise ambiguous polygons by introducing context into the categorisation process. We describe a number of GIS classification tasks that can be performed by analogical structure matching, resulting in a useful classification tool that operates in a cognitively plausible manner.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Additional Information: We would like to thank the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain (Southampton) for access to their “Purbeck” topographic database and their for support for this project.
    Keywords: Analogous Structures; Cartographic Data; Geographic Information Systems; GIS
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Item ID: 4908
    Depositing User: Dr. Adam Winstanley
    Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2014 14:00
    Refereed: No
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