Pre-consensus Ontologies and Urban Databases

  title={Pre-consensus Ontologies and Urban Databases},
  author={Robert Laurini},
  booktitle={Ontologies for Urban Development},
Facing the difficulties of interoperability and coo peration between several urban databases, a solution is based on ont logies which can help not only clarify the vocabulary used in urban planning, but also organize urban applications; indeed multiple definitions can be given to various urban objects. So this is the scope of the Towntology project which aims at defining on t logies for urban planning whose design is characterized by the multiplicity o f definitions. After having presented some… CONTINUE READING