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Design patterns for modelling life trajectories in the semantic web

Abstract : Most of the existing approaches for trajectory modelling propose to enrich structured spatiotemporal trajectories with semantics. In social sciences, the term of “trajectory” is often used to describe some evolution that is not nec-essarily related to some geographical movement. In this paper, we propose ontological design patterns that i) allow modelling multiple spatial or aspatial trajectories and ii) include explanatory factors for a better understanding of trajectory events. Algorithms for the exploitation of our patterns are also pre-sented. As a case study, we model the multiple trajectories that compose a life trajectory having in mind to focus on and study residential choices. This is an important issue for decision makers and urban planning experts in met-ropolitan areas who need to better understand choices citizens make. We show how our trajectory model, once instantiated, can be exploited using temporal, spatial and thematic dimensions.
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David Noël, Marlène Villanova-Oliver, Jérôme Gensel, Pierre Le Quéau. Design patterns for modelling life trajectories in the semantic web. 15th International Symposium on Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems (W2GIS 2017) , May 2017, Shanghai, China. ⟨hal-01481127⟩



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