Third International Conference on Geospatial Semantics (GeoS 2009)

42. Towards an Ontology for Reef Islands

45. Ontology-based Integration of SensorWeb Services in Disaster Management

47. A spatial user similarity measure for geographic recommender systems

48. The Case for Grounding Databases

49. SPARQL Query Re-writing Using Partonomy Based Transformation Rules

50. Bottom-Up Gazetteers: Learning from the Implicit Semantics of Geotags

52. iRank: geographic integral ranking using spatial semantics, geographic properties, and topologic data

53. Narrative Geospatial Knowledge in Ethnographies: Representation and Reasoning

62. Towards a Semantic Representation of Raster Spatial Data

64. A Functional Ontology of Observation and Measurement


All papers are accepted as full papers and we encourage the authors to submit the final versions up to 20 pages long due to September 28th.

Your camera-ready files and forms should be emailed to PC co-chairs Krzysztof Janowicz (or Martin Raubal ) until September 28th.

Details about the format requirements are available at the Springer web page ('Information for LNCS authors'). It is absolutely necessary that these guidelines are met and that the total length of the paper does not exceed 20 pages (including figures and bibliography).

  • It is especially important that you do not only submit a PDF version of your paper, but also a zip-archive of all source files, as well as the signed and completed copyright form from the Springer web page. It is sufficient for one of the authors to sign the copyright form.
  • The title of the publication is: Third International Conference on GeoSpatial Semantics;
  • The editors are: Krzysztof Janowicz, Martin Raubal, and Sergei Levashkin.

Your paper can only be published in the proceedings under the following conditions:

  • The final version (correctly formatted and properly revised) of your paper has been received by September 28th, 2009.
  • All source files and the signed copyright form are included in the final submission.
  • At least one of the authors has registration for the conference until October 15th, 2009.

Looking forward to see you in Mexico City this December and take our most sincere congratulations again!