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This is a list of papers that were published by the SimCat crew during the development of the SIM-DL theory, and the implementation of the server and plugin. For more publications by the individual crew members, see their personal websites.

2009

Carsten Keßler, Martin Raubal, and Christoph Wosniok (2009): Semantic rules for context-aware geographical information retrieval. In: P. Barnaghi, K. Moessner, M. Presser, S. Meissner (Ed.): Smart Sensing and Context, 4th European Conference, EuroSSC 2009, Guildford, UK, September 2009. Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5741: 77–92.

Janowicz, K., Keßler, C., Bröring, A., Stasch, C., and Schade, S. (2009): Towards Semantic Enablement for Spatial Data Infrastructures. 4th European Conference on Smart Sensing and Context (EuroSSC 2009).

Scheider, S., Janowicz, K., and Kuhn, W. (2009; forthcoming): Grounding Geographic Categories in the Meaningful Environment. Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2009).

Stasch, C., Janowicz, K., Bröring, A., Reis, I., and Kuhn,W. (2009; forthcoming): A Stimulus-Centric Algebraic Approach to Sensors and Observations. 3rd International Conference on Geosensor Networks, July 13-14, Oxford, United Kingdom. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer.

Janowicz, K. and Wilkes, M. (2009): SIM-DL_A: A Novel Semantic Similarity Measure for Description Logics Reducing Inter-Concept to Inter-Instance Similarity. The 6th Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2009). Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5554, Springer. pp. 353-367, 2009. [SLIDES]

Janowicz, K., Schwarz, M., and Wilkes, M. (2009): Implementation and Evaluation of a Semantics-based User Interface for Web Gazetteers. At the Visual Interfaces to the Social and the Semantic Web (VISSW 2009) Workshop in conjunction with the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2009). Sanibel Island, Florida. February 2009.

Scheider, S., Devaraju, A. Janowicz, K., Maue, P., Schade, S., Keßler, C., Ortmann, J., Bishr, M., Fincke, T., Weigel, T., and Kuhn, W. (2009): Grounding Geographic Information. The European Information Society - Taking Geoinformation Science One Step Further (Proceedings of the 12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, June, Hannover, Germany); [POSTER].

2008

Janowicz, K., Raubal, M., Schwering, A., and Kuhn, W. (2008): Special Issue on Semantic Similarity Measurement and Geospatial Applications, Transactions in GIS 12(6), Blackwell Publishing.

Janowicz, K., Raubal, M., Schwering, A., Kuhn, W. (2008): Semantic Similarity Measurement and Geospatial Applications (editorial), Special Issue on Semantic Similarity Measurement and Geospatial Applications, Transactions in GIS, Blackwell Publishing.

Janowicz, K., Maue, P., Wilkes, M., Braun M., Schade, S., Dupke, S., and Kuhn, W.  (2008): Similarity as a Quality Indicator in Ontology Engineering. 5th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS 2008). Saarbruecken, Germany October 31st - November 3rd 2008.

Wilkes, M., Janowicz, K. (2008): A Graph-based Alignment Approach to Similarity between Climbing Routes. First International Workshop on Information Semantics and its Implications for Geographic Analysis (ISGA ‘08) held in conjunction with GIScience 2008, the 5th International Conference on Geographic Information Science in Park City, Utah, September 23, 2008

Janowicz, K., Wilkes, M., and Lutz, M. (2008): Similarity-based Information Retrieval and its Role within Spatial Data Infrastructures. 5th International Conference on Geographic Information Science. September 23-26, 2008. Park City, Utah, USA.

Carsten Keßler and Martin Raubal (2008) Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of Context in Conceptual Spaces. Workshop on Spatial Language in Context – Computational and Theoretical Approaches to Situation Specific Meaning. Workshop at Spatial Cognition, 19. September 2008. Freiburg, Germany.

Janowicz, K., Keßler, C., Panov, I. Wilkes, M., Espeter, M. and Schwarz, M. (2008): A Study on the Cognitive Plausibility of SIM-DL Similarity Rankings for Geographic Feature Types. 11th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science (AGILE 2008). Girona, Spain, 5-8 May 2008.

Janowicz, K. (2008): Kinds of Contexts and their Impact on Semantic Similarity Measurement. 5th IEEE Workshop on Context Modeling and Reasoning (CoMoRea) at the 6th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication (PerCom’08); Hong Kong, 17 – 21 March 2008.

Janowicz, K. and Keßler, C. (2008) The Role of Ontology in Improving Gazetteer Interaction. International Journal of Geographical Information Science (IJGIS). To appear in issue 10, 2008.

2007

Krzysztof Janowicz, Carsten Keßler, Mirco Schwarz, Marc Wilkes, Ilija Panov, Martin Espeter, and Boris Bäumer (2007) Algorithm, Implementation and Application of the SIM-DL Similarity Server. Second International Conference on Geospatial Semantics, GeoS 2007. Mexico City, Mexico.

Janowicz, K. and Raubal, M. (2007) Affordance-Based Similarity Measurement for Entity Types. in: S. Winter, M. Duckham, L. Kulik, and B. Kuipers (Eds.), Spatial Information Theory - Conference on Spatial Information Theory: COSIT’07, Melbourne, Australia, September 19-23, 2007. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer. pp. 133-151.

Krzysztof Janowicz (2007) Similarity-Based Retrieval for Geospatial Semantic Web Services Specified using the Web Service Modeling Language (WSML-Core) [extended version / book chapter]. In: Scharl, A. and Tochtermann, K. (eds.). The Geospatial Web - How Geo-Browsers, Social Software and the Web 2.0 are Shaping the Network Society. Edited Springer Book.

Carsten Keßler, Martin Raubal and Krzysztof Janowicz (2007) The Effect of Context on Semantic Similarity Measurement. Proceedings of the 3rd International IFIP Workshop On Semantic Web & Web Semantics (SWWS ‘07). Vilamoura, Portugal, 29.-30. November 2007. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, Berlin.

Carsten Keßler (2007) It depends. Workshop on Semantic Similarity Measurement at the Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2007), Melbourne, Australia, September 19, 2007.

Carsten Keßler (2007) Similarity Measurement in Context. Poster presentation at the Sixth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (Context 07), Roskilde University, Denmark, 20-24 August 2007. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 4635, Springer, Berlin: 277-290.

2006

Krzysztof Janowicz (2006): Sim-DL: Towards a Semantic Similarity Measurement Theory for the Description Logic ALCNR in Geographic Information Retrieval. R. Meersman, Z. Tari, P. Herrero et al. (Eds.): SeBGIS 2006, OTM Workshops 2006, LNCS 4278, pp. 1681 – 1692.

Krzysztof Janowicz (2006): Similarity-Based Retrieval for Geospatial Semantic Web Services Specified using the Web Service Modeling Language (WSML-Core). International Semantic Web Conference ISWC’06 Workshop: Terra Cognita 2006 - Directions to the Geospatial Semantic Web. 6th November 2006, Athens, Georgia, USA

Krzysztof Janowicz (2006): Towards a Similarity-Based Identity Assumption Service for Historical Places. In M. Raubal, H. Miller, A. Frank, and M. Goodchild, Eds. (2006) Geographic Information Science - Fourth International Conference, GIScience 2006, Münster, Germany, September 2006. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4197. Springer, Berlin. p.199-216.

2005

Krzysztof Janowicz (2005): Extending Semantic Similarity Measurement by Thematic Roles. In First International Conference on GeoSpatial Semantics, GeoS 2005, Mexico City, Mexico. 2005, Springer Verlag: Berlin. p. 137-152.