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“PLACES” ARE NOT POINTSprotip- neither are directions! 5
WOEIDs and morehttp://developer.yahoo.com/geo/geoplanet/guide/concepts.html#woeids
NO STANDARDSTōkyō-to, Shinjuku-ku, Nishishinjuku, −No. 512-A, 2nd Cross, 5th main, Opp. Water Tank27 Escombe Ave, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa 8
LET’S GO MEET THE SIMPSONS 9
BIG UNSTRUCTUREDDATABring out the big guns.
DATACheatsheet!scan your text and extract “places”select * from geo.placemaker where documentContent = "aruba, jamaica, ooh I wanna take ya" anddocumentType="text/plain"find details about a place-select name,country from geo.places(100) where text=Delhi’find what places are at a pointselect * from geo.placefinder where text=12.973111, 77.611541748 and gflags=R’geographical info of a placeselect placeTypeName, name from geo.places.belongtos where member_woeid in (select woeid fromgeo.places where text="New Delhi, India" limit 1) 12