Detecting geographical references in the form of place names and associated spatial natural language

Abstract

Recognizing spatial language in text documents, termed geoparsing, is useful for many applications, because together with mapping such language to lat/long values, also known as geocoding, it enables the connection of the unstructured textual realm with the structured realm of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) [11]. For example, news stories about events… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2047296.2047298

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