Landmark Hierarchies in Context

  title={Landmark Hierarchies in Context},
  author={Stephan Winter and Martin Tomko and Birgit Elias},
We are interested in the generation of distinguishing place or route descriptions for urban environments. Such descriptions require a hierarchical model of the discourse, the elements of the city. We postulate that cognitive hierarchies, as used in human communication, can be sufficiently reflected in machine-generated hierarchies. In this paper we (a) propose a computational model for the generation of a hierarchy of one of these elements of the city, landmarks, and (b) demonstrate that a set… CONTINUE READING


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