Reexamining fiat, bona fide and force dynamic boundaries for geopolitical entities and their placement in DOLCE

@article{Robinson2012ReexaminingFB,
  title={Reexamining fiat, bona fide and force dynamic boundaries for geopolitical entities and their placement in DOLCE},
  author={E. Robinson},
  journal={Appl. Ontology},
  year={2012},
  volume={7},
  pages={93-108}
}
  • E. Robinson
  • Published 2012
  • Computer Science
  • Appl. Ontology
The purpose of this article is to reexamine the ontology of geopolitical boundaries so that they can be better represented in ontologies designed for the semantic web. Previous work on this subject has divided geopolitical boundaries into fiat, bona fide, and force dynamic categories. This article challenges the existence of bona fide geopolitical boundaries on the basis that many of them lie skew to physical discontinuities on the earth, maritime territorial claims do not follow physical… Expand
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