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GEOINFORMATICA
2007

Assessing the Certainty of Locations Produced by an Address Geocoding System

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Assessing the Certainty of Locations Produced by an Address Geocoding System
Addresses are the most common georeferencing resource people use to communicate to others a location within a city. Urban GIS applications that receive data directly fromcitizens, or from legacy information systems, need to be able to quickly and efficiently obtain a spatial location from addresses. In this paper we understand addresses in a broader perspective, in which not only the conventional elements of postal addresses are considered, but other kinds of direct or indirect references to places, such as building names, postal codes, or telephone area codes, which are also valuable as locators to urban places. This broader view on addresses allows us to work with two perspectives. First, in the ontological definition, modeling, and implementation of an addressing database that is flexible enough to accommodate the variety of concepts and address formats used worldwide, along with direct and indirect references to places. Second, in the definition of an indicator that is able to qua...
Clodoveu A. Davis, Frederico T. Fonseca
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Type Journal
Year 2007
Where GEOINFORMATICA
Authors Clodoveu A. Davis, Frederico T. Fonseca
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