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|Title:||A Conceptual Schema Language for the Management of Multiple Representations of Geographic Entities|
|Authors:||FRIIS-CHRISTENSEN ANDERS; JENSEN Christian; NYTUN Jan; SKOGAN David|
|Citation:||Transactions in GIS vol. 9 no. 3 p. 345-380|
|Publisher:||BLACKWELL PUBL LTD|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||Multiple representation of geographic information occurs when a real-world entity is represented more than once in the same or different databases. This occurs frequently in practice, and it invariably results in the occurrence of inconsistencies among the different representations of the same entity. In this paper, we propose an approach to the modeling of multiple represented entities, which is based on the relationships among the entities and their representations. Central to our approach is the Multiple Representation Schema Language that is used to specify rules that match objects representing the same entity, maintain consistency among these representations, and restore consistency if necessary.|
|JRC Directorate:||Sustainable Resources|
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