Querying Open Street Map with XQuery

Jesús M. Almendros-Jiménez, Antonio Becerra-Terón

Abstract

In this paper we present a library for querying Open Street Map (OSM) with XQuery. This library is based on the well-known spatial operators defined by Clementini and Egenhofer, providing a repertoire of XQuery functions which encapsulate the search on the XML document representing a layer of OSM, and make the definition of queries on top of OSM layers easy. In essence, the library provides a repertoire of OSM Operators for points and lines which, in combination with Higher Order facilities of XQuery, facilitates the composition of queries and the definition of keyword based search geo-localized queries. OSM data are indexed by an R-tree structure, in which points and lines are enclosed by Minimum Bounding Rectangles (MBRs), in order to get shorter answer time.

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Almendros-Jiménez J. and Becerra-Terón A. (2015). Querying Open Street Map with XQuery . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Geographical Information Systems Theory, Applications and Management - Volume 1: GISTAM, ISBN 978-989-758-099-4, pages 61-71. DOI: 10.5220/0005365500610071


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@conference{gistam15,
author={Jesús M. Almendros-Jiménez and Antonio Becerra-Terón},
title={Querying Open Street Map with XQuery},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Geographical Information Systems Theory, Applications and Management - Volume 1: GISTAM,},
year={2015},
pages={61-71},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005365500610071},
isbn={978-989-758-099-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Geographical Information Systems Theory, Applications and Management - Volume 1: GISTAM,
TI - Querying Open Street Map with XQuery
SN - 978-989-758-099-4
AU - Almendros-Jiménez J.
AU - Becerra-Terón A.
PY - 2015
SP - 61
EP - 71
DO - 10.5220/0005365500610071