GeoNames

Known as: Geo Names Database, Geonames.org 
GeoNames is a geographical database available and accessible through various web services, under a Creative Commons attribution license.
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2017
2017
The application of neural embedding algorithms (based on architectures like skip-grams) to large knowledge bases like Wikipedia… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
We examine the GeoNames gazetteer as a hub of Linked Geospatial Data. We survey quality and linkage characteristics to understand… (More)
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2016
2016
YAGO is a large knowledge base that is built automatically from Wikipedia, WordNet and GeoNames. The project combines information… (More)
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2013
2013
As part of a broader strategy towards supporting semantic interoperability in geospatial applications, in this paper we present a… (More)
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2013
2013
Gazetteers are the basis of many geospatial applications and serve an important role to collect and make available knowledge… (More)
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2013
2013
Article history: Received 14 December 2011 Received in revised form 26 August 2013 Accepted 27 August 2013 Available online 4… (More)
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2012
2012
Historical Gazetteer System Integration: CHGIS, Regnum Francorum, and GeoNames Merrick Lex Berman (CGA, Harvard University) Johan… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
We present YAGO2, an extension of the YAGO knowledge base with focus on temporal and spatial knowledge. It is automatically built… (More)
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2011
2011
The use of location-enabled mobile technology is ubiquituos. We outline the opportunities and risks involved in using user… (More)
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2009
2009
Whether knowingly or otherwise, Wikipedia contributors reveal their interests and expertise through their contribution patterns… (More)
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