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Object-based Representation and Classification of Spatial Structures and Relations

Florence Le Ber 1 Amedeo Napoli 1
1 ORPAILLEUR - Knowledge representation, reasonning
INRIA Lorraine, LORIA - Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
Abstract : This paper is concerned with the representation and the classification of spatial relations and structures in an object-based knowledge representation system. In this system, spatial structures are defined as sets of spatial entities connected with topological relations. Relations are represented by objects with their own properties. We propose to define two types of properties: the first ones are concerned with relations as concepts while the second are concerned with relations as links between concepts. In order to represent the second type of properties, we have defined facets that are inspired from the constructors of description logics. We describe these facets and how they are used for classifying spatial structures and relations on land-use maps. The links between the present work and related work in description logics are also discussed.
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Florence Le Ber, Amedeo Napoli. Object-based Representation and Classification of Spatial Structures and Relations. International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence - ICTAI'2002, Nov 2002, Washington DC, Etats-Unis d'Amerique, 8 p. ⟨inria-00107568⟩

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