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A Semantic Mediator for Handling Heterogeneity of Spatio-Temporal Environment Data

  • Ba-Huy TranEmail author
  • Christine Plumejeaud-Perreau
  • Alain Bouju
  • Vincent Bretagnolle
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 544)

Abstract

This paper presents the “Environment and landscape geo-knowledge” project which aims to exploit heterogeneous data sources recorded at the Chizé environmental observatory since 1994. From a case study, we summarize the difficulties encountered by biologists and ecologists experts when maintaining and analyzing collected environmental data, essentially the spatial organization of landscape, crop rotation and wildlife data. We show how a framework which use a spatio-temporal ontology as a semantic mediator can solve challenges related to the analysis and maintenance of these heterogeneous data.

Keywords

Data integration Ecology Environment Spatio-temporal ontology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ba-Huy Tran
    • 1
    Email author
  • Christine Plumejeaud-Perreau
    • 2
  • Alain Bouju
    • 1
  • Vincent Bretagnolle
    • 3
  1. 1.L3iUniversité de La RochelleLa RochelleFrance
  2. 2.LIENSs, U.M.R. CNRS 7266Université de La RochelleLa RochelleFrance
  3. 3.CEBC, U.M.R CNRS 7372Université de La RochelleLa RochelleFrance

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