Interpretation of Geographic Vector-Data in Practice

  • Jurgen den Hartog
  • Bernardus T. Holtrop
  • Marlies E. de Gunst
  • Ernst-Peter Oosterbroek
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1941)


In this paper an application is presented for rule-based polygon classification based on geographic vector data. Early results from the evaluation by the Dutch Cadastre are given. From the experiments we conclude that a rule-based approach to interpretation of vector data leads to a speed-up of a factor 2 while maintaining a similar classification performance when compared with manual classification.


Automatic Classification Topological Relation Manual Classification Reasoning Engine Vector Label 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jurgen den Hartog
    • 1
  • Bernardus T. Holtrop
    • 1
  • Marlies E. de Gunst
    • 2
  • Ernst-Peter Oosterbroek
    • 2
  1. 1.TNO Institute of Applied PhysicsDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Cadastre and Public RegistersApeldoornThe Netherlands

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