Geographic Information Retrieval can be seen as a specialized branch of traditional Information Retrieval. It includes all of the research areas that have traditionally made up the core of research into Information Retrieval, but in addition has an emphasis on spatial and geographic indexing and retrieval. This article present some of the challenges in… (More)
This paper presents REAP, a system for rights management in digital libraries. REAP is aimed at demonstrating that intellectual property can be published in the Internet by digital libraries in accordance with copyright laws. The article proposes an architecture/paradigm for managing rights when publishing information through Digital Libraries involving… (More)
We report on work in progress on the merging of the Norwegian Gazetteer and the ADL gazetteer to create a gazetteer with both detailed local coverage and global scope suitable for indexing articles from a local newspaper. We describe a mapping on the schema level, a strategy for identifying duplicates in the merged gazeetteer and some identified challenges.