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Recommender-based enhancement of discovery in Geoportals

@article{Vockner2012RecommenderbasedEO,
  title={Recommender-based enhancement of discovery in Geoportals},
  author={Bernhard Vockner and Mariana Belgiu and Manfred Mittlb{\"o}ck},
  journal={Int. J. Spatial Data Infrastructures Res.},
  year={2012},
  volume={7},
  pages={441-463}
}
In many cases web search engines like Google are still used for discovery of geographic base information. This can be explained by the fact that existing approaches for Geo-information retrieval still face significant challenges. Discovery in currently available Geoportals is usually restricted to text-based search based on keywords, title and abstract as well as applying spatial and temporal filters. Furthermore, user context as well as search results of other users are not incorporated. In… 

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