Approximate Geometric Reasoning with Extended Geographic Objects

  title={Approximate Geometric Reasoning with Extended Geographic Objects},
  author={Gwen Wilke},
The article presents a conceptual framework for formal geometric reasoning with extended objects in the context of vernacular geography. Vernacular geography is concerned with place names and their relations as they are used in people's everyday vernacular language. Commonly used place names include names of land formations, landmarks, woods, water bodies or streets. Unlike single points that are given in Cartesian coordinates, these geographic entities are extended in space and often vaguely… CONTINUE READING