Semantic Data Integration and Quality Assurance of Thematic Maps in the German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy

  • Timo HomburgEmail author
  • Sebastian Steppan
  • Falk Würriehausen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 373)


In this paper we present a new concept of geospatial quality assurance that is currently planned to be implemented in the German Federal Agency of Cartography and Geodesy. Linked open data is being enriched with Semantic Web data in order to create thematic maps relevant to the population. We evaluate the quality of such enriched maps using a standardized process and look at the possible impacts of enriching Semantic Web data with open data sets of the Federal Agency of Cartography and Geodesy.


Data quality GIS Semantic technologies Reasoning OpenStreetMap Official authority data 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Timo Homburg
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sebastian Steppan
    • 1
  • Falk Würriehausen
    • 2
  1. 1.Mainz University of Applied SciencesMainzGermany
  2. 2.Bundesamt für Kartographie und GeodäsieFrankfurt am MainGermany

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