An example of syntactic and semantic ties among images, texts and maps

  • Tamara BelloneEmail author
  • Valentina DanteEmail author
  • Alessandro MandelliEmail author
  • Luigi MussioEmail author
Original Paper


This study-experiment analyses the syntactic and semantic ties among images, texts and maps by using a blend of Geomatics and Linguistics techniques. Specifically, this work deals with the construction of a map on the basis of a written text representing a pictorial description of a panoramic mountain view. The aims are to demonstrate the aforementioned linkages and to measure the quality results in quantitative terms: the whole procedure is performed in seven steps (described in the introduction) and it closes with a final statistical evaluation. In order to achieve this task, a photograph was taken from the top of Mount San Giorgio, in Switzerland (Canton of Ticino), near Lake Lugano.


Photo-interpretation Data processing Linguistics 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Ambiente, del Territorio e delle InfrastrutturePolitecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  3. 3.Department of Architecture, Built environment and Construction engineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  4. 4.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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