Properties of GeoKnow

  1. Properties
  2. History
  3. Source
  • 1113600
  • Making the Web an Exploratory for Geospatial Knowledge
  • geoknow
related project
  • active
    • Duration: 2012–2015
    • Funding Programme: FP7-ICT-2011–8 (Collaborative Project - STReP)


    • Bring geospatial knowledge integration to the Linked Data Web
    • Billion-triple geospatial reasoning and data provenance
    • Qualitative interlinking and fusing of geospatial and semantic information
    • Adaptive geospatial exploration, authoring and curation


    • Unlock isolated islands of geographic information
    • 80% of all data has some spatial dimension, most of it is not processable today
    • Geographic data authoring with millions of users requires powerful tools

    For whom

    • Added value for the companies and the Linked Data Web community
    • Cost-effective data integration for SMEs
    • Enterprises can add value to their data with volunteered geographic information
    • Users from travel industry will benefit from more background information
  • GeoKnow addresses a bold challenge in the area of intelligent information management: the exploitation of the Web as a platform for geospatial knowledge integration as well as for exploration of geographic information.
  • 2015-08-31
  • 2012-09-01
  • GeoKnow


GeoKnow Research Contributions

Nov 30, 2015 11:46:24 AM | Alejandra Garcia Rojas

Geospatial information extraction and management One of the main contributions of GeoKnow was to take geospatial data out of GIS for making it accessible on the web. This will allow the access to non experts, and to have a self-explanatory spatial information structures accessible via standard Web protocols and support for ad-hoc definable, flexible information ...

EDF2015 and Linked Data Europe: Big Geospatial Data Workshop

Nov 24, 2015 11:46:33 PM | Alejandra Garcia Rojas

In 2015, the European Data Forum took place in Luxembourg on the 16th and 17th November. GeoKnow team had the pleasure to be present at the event with a booth for showing GeoKnow results. The conference welcomed over 700 participants from industry, research, policy makers, and community initiatives form all over Europe. The day after the ...

Linked Open Data Switzerland at SWBI2015

Oct 12, 2015 9:56:15 AM | Daniel Hladky

Daniel Hladky from Ontos presented GeoKnow at the SWBI2015 conference two talks. The first talk was the keynote on October 7, 2015 with the title “Linked Data Service (LINDAS): Status quo of the Linked Data life-cycle and lessons learned“. Within this keynote an introduction was given to the LOD2 based linked data life-cycle and the ...

FAGI-gis: fusing geospatial RDF data

Oct 5, 2015 1:08:20 PM | Giorgos Giannopoulos

GeoKnow introduces the latest version of FAGI-gis, a framework for fusing Linked Data, that focuses on the geospatial properties of the linked entities. FAGI-gis receives as input two datasets (through SPARQL endpoints) and a set of links that interlink entities between the datasets and produces a new dataset where each pair of linked entities is ...

GeoKnow Public Datasets

Sep 19, 2015 4:15:29 PM | Alejandra Garcia Rojas

In this blogpost we want to present three public datasets that were improved/created in GeoKnow project. LinkedGeoData Size: 177GB zipped turtle file URL: LinkedGeoData is the RDF version of Open Street Map (OSM), which covers the entire planet geospatial data information. As of September 2014 the zipped xml file from OSM had 36GB of ...


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