ONTOLOGY-BASED MEDIATION OF OGC CATALOGUE SERVICE FOR THE WEB - A Virtual Solution for Integrating Coastal Web Atlases

Yassine Lassoued, Dawn Wright, Luis Bermudez, Omar Boucelma

Abstract

In recent years significant momentum has occurred in the development of Internet resources for decision makers and scientists interested in the coast. Chief among these has been the development of coastal web atlases (CWAs). While multiple benefits are derived from these tailor-made atlases (e.g., speedy access to multiple sources of coastal data and information), the potential exists to derive added value from the integration of disparate CWAs, to optimize decision making at a variety of levels and across themes. This paper describes the development of a semantic mediator prototype to provide a common access point to coastal data, maps and information from distributed CWAs. The prototype showcases how ontologies and ontology mappings can be used to integrate different heterogeneous and autonomous atlases, using the Open Geospatial Consortium’s Catalogue Services for the Web.

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Lassoued Y., Wright D., Bermudez L. and Boucelma O. (2008). ONTOLOGY-BASED MEDIATION OF OGC CATALOGUE SERVICE FOR THE WEB - A Virtual Solution for Integrating Coastal Web Atlases . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 3: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8111-53-1, pages 192-197. DOI: 10.5220/0001891001920197


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft08,
author={Yassine Lassoued and Dawn Wright and Luis Bermudez and Omar Boucelma},
title={ONTOLOGY-BASED MEDIATION OF OGC CATALOGUE SERVICE FOR THE WEB - A Virtual Solution for Integrating Coastal Web Atlases},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 3: ICSOFT,},
year={2008},
pages={192-197},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001891001920197},
isbn={978-989-8111-53-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 3: ICSOFT,
TI - ONTOLOGY-BASED MEDIATION OF OGC CATALOGUE SERVICE FOR THE WEB - A Virtual Solution for Integrating Coastal Web Atlases
SN - 978-989-8111-53-1
AU - Lassoued Y.
AU - Wright D.
AU - Bermudez L.
AU - Boucelma O.
PY - 2008
SP - 192
EP - 197
DO - 10.5220/0001891001920197