Semantic Interpreter Pythia : GIS-based Expert Knowledge Algorithm for Automated Geotechnical Soil Profiling of Applicable Data

Maria Apostolos Papadopoulou




Geotechnical Engineering, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Semantic Interpreter (SI), Online Engineering (OE), Spatial Reasoning/Intelligence, Spatial Data Infrastructure, Data Integration

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