Assigning geographical focus to documents

  title={Assigning geographical focus to documents},
  author={Min Chen and Xing Lin and Yi Zhang and Xingguang Wang and Hao Yu},
  journal={2010 18th International Conference on Geoinformatics},
Geographical information becomes a kind of very important attribute for web documents, considering the fact that a large proportion of documents on the web contain geographical information. GIR (Geographical information retrieval) systems can identify those geographical information and extract the geographical focus in the documents automatically, hence supporting geo-related queries for information retrieval. Therefore, GIR has become a hot topic in both GIS and IR (Information Retrieval… CONTINUE READING


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