Assessing the Positional Planimetric Accuracy of DBpedia Georeferenced Resources

  • Abdelfettah FeliachiEmail author
  • Nathalie Abadie
  • Fayçal Hamdi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10651)


Assessing the quality of the main linked data sources on the Web like DBpedia or Yago is an important research topic. The existing approaches for quality assessment mostly focus on determining whether data sources are compliant with Web of data best practices or on their completeness, semantic accuracy, consistency, relevancy or trustworthiness. In this article, we aim at assessing the accuracy of a particular type of information often associated with Web of data resources: direct spatial references. We present the approaches currently used for assessing the planimetric accuracy of geographic databases. We explain why they cannot be directly applied to the resources of the Web of data. Eventually, we propose an approach for assessing the planimetric accuracy of DBpedia resources, adapted to the open nature of this knowledge base.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdelfettah Feliachi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nathalie Abadie
    • 1
  • Fayçal Hamdi
    • 2
  1. 1.LaSTIG-COGIT, Université Paris-Est, IGN/SRIGSaint-MandéFrance
  2. 2.CEDRIC - Conservatoire National des Arts et MétiersParisFrance

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