Full Papers

Miriam Baglioni, Maria Vittoria Masserotti, Chiara Renso, and Laura Spinsanti
Building Geospatial Ontologies from Geographical Databases
KDDlab Department of Computer Science University of Pisa, Italy

David Brosset, Christophe Claramunt, and Eric Saux
A landmark and action-based model for route descriptions
Naval Academy Research Institute, France

Nicholas Del Rio, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Ann Q. Gates, and Leonardo Salayandia
Semantic Annotation of Maps Through Knowledge Provenance
The University of Texas at El Paso, USA

Betsy George, Shashi Shekhar
Modeling Spatio-temporal Network Computations: A Summary of Results
University of Minnesota, USA

Guillermo Hess, Cirano Iochpe, Alfio Ferrara, and Silvana Castano
Towards effective geographic ontology matching
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Krzysztof Janowicz, Carsten Keßler, Mirco Schwarz, Marc Wilkes, Ilija Panov, Martin Espeter, and Boris Bäumer
Algorithm, Implementation and Application of the SIM-DL Similarity Server
Institute for Geoinformatics, University of Münster, Germany

Michael Lutz, Roberto Lucchi, Anders Friis-Christensen, and Nicole Ostländer
A Rule-based Description Framework for the Composition of Geographic Information Services
European Commission - DG Joint Research Centre, Italy

David Mallenby, Brandon Bennett
Applying Spatial Reasoning to Topographical Data with a Grounded Geographical Ontology
University of Leeds,United Kingdom

Felix Mata
Geographic Information Retrieval by Topological, Geographical and Conceptual Matching
CIC-IPN, Mexico

Toni Navarrete, Josep Blat
An algorithm for merging geographic datasets based on the spatial distributions of their values
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Matthew Perry, Amit Sheth, Farshad Hakimpour, and Prateek Jain
Supporting Complex Thematic, Spatial and Temporal Queries over Semantic Web Data
Wright State University, USA

Sumit Sen
Two types of hierarchies in geospatial ontologies
IIT Bombay, India

Mallikarjun Shankar, Alexandre Sorokine, Budhendra Bhaduri, David Resseguie, Shashi Shekhar, and Jin Soung Yoo
Spatio-Temporal Conceptual Schema Development for Wide-Area Sensor Networks
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA and University of Minnesota, USA

William Sunna, Isabel Cruz
Structure-based Methods to Enhance Geospatial Ontology Alignment
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Allan Third, Brandon Bennett, and David Mallenby
Architecture for a Grounded Ontology of Geographic Information
University of Leeds,United Kingdom


Short Papers

Neeharika Adabala
Towards Semantics for Map Styles
Microsoft Research India, India

Ashraful Alam, Ganesh Subbiah, Latifur Khan, and Bhavani Thuraisingham
DAGIS: A Geospatial Semantic Web Services Discovery and Selection Framework
University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Ann Gates, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, G. Randy Keller, Leonardo Salayandia, and Flor Salcedo
The Gravity Data Ontology: Laying the Foundation for Workflow-Driven Ontologies
University of Texas at El Paso, USA and Rockwell Collins, USA

Marco Moreno-Ibarra
Semantic Similarity Applied to Generalization of Geospatial Data
CIC-IPN, Mexico