Geo Technologies Hugues Bouchard Yahoo! Research Lab Barcelona, Geo Department [email_address]
<ul><li>Geo Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Placemaker™ </li></ul><ul><li>GeoPlanet™  &  GeoPlanet™ Data </li></ul><ul><li>...
Demos
<ul><li>Query Location Model </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Predict the location mentioned in the query (implicitly and/or expl...
API & Web Services
<ul><li>Objective: Identify and disambiguate locations mentioned in free text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enumerate locations me...
<ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>curl 'http://wherein.yahooapis.com/v1/document’ </li></ul><ul><li>-d appid=[APPID] </li...
<ul><li>Objective: Manage relationships between place names and WhereOnEarth IDs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Query the WOE datab...
<ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>wget  'http://where.yahooapis.com/v1/ </li></ul><ul><li>places.q(“Barcelone”)?appid=[AP...
<ul><li>Objective: Enrich web apps with embedded interactive maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Display and visualize localized in...
<ul><li>Ajax Example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instantiate a map object </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add the control panels </l...
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Y! Geo Hack-U Barcelona 2011

  1. 1. Geo Technologies Hugues Bouchard Yahoo! Research Lab Barcelona, Geo Department [email_address]
  2. 2. <ul><li>Geo Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Placemaker™ </li></ul><ul><li>GeoPlanet™ & GeoPlanet™ Data </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>PlaceFinder™ </li></ul>Introduction
  3. 3. Demos
  4. 4. <ul><li>Query Location Model </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Predict the location mentioned in the query (implicitly and/or explicitly) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>User Location Model </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Estimate the users locations issuing the query </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contributors: Diego Arechaga, Hugues Bouchard, Vanessa Murdock, Adam Rae </li></ul></ul>Demo
  5. 5. API & Web Services
  6. 6. <ul><li>Objective: Identify and disambiguate locations mentioned in free text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enumerate locations mentioned in text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine the scope of the document </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Placemaker™ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>API </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The API is accessed via HTTP POST </li></ul>Placemaker™
  7. 7. <ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>curl 'http://wherein.yahooapis.com/v1/document’ </li></ul><ul><li>-d appid=[APPID] </li></ul><ul><li>-d autoDisambiguate=[true,false] </li></ul><ul><li>-d inputLanguage=en-US </li></ul><ul><li>-d outputType=xml </li></ul><ul><li>-d documentType=text/plain </li></ul><ul><li>-d documentContent=“19 th Art Deco in Barcelona” </li></ul><ul><li>Response: Barcelona vs. Barcelona Disambiguated </li></ul>Placemaker™
  8. 8. <ul><li>Objective: Manage relationships between place names and WhereOnEarth IDs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Query the WOE database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crawl the WOE hierarchy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reverse geo coding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GeoPlanet™ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>API </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The API is accessed via HTTP GET </li></ul>GeoPlanet™
  9. 9. <ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>wget 'http://where.yahooapis.com/v1/ </li></ul><ul><li>places.q(“Barcelone”)?appid=[APPID]’ </li></ul><ul><li>--output-document=[DOC.xml] </li></ul><ul><li>Response: Barcelone (French) </li></ul><ul><li>wget 'http://where.yahooapis.com/v1/ </li></ul><ul><li>places.q(&quot;41.385578 2.168740&quot;)? </li></ul><ul><li>appid=[APPID]’ </li></ul><ul><li>--output-document=[DOC.xml] </li></ul><ul><li>Response: Barcelona Geo Coordinates </li></ul>GeoPlanet™
  10. 10. <ul><li>Objective: Enrich web apps with embedded interactive maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Display and visualize localized information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specify the map content dynamically </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flash API & Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AJAX API & Examples </li></ul></ul>Maps
  11. 11. <ul><li>Ajax Example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instantiate a map object </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add the control panels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select map type </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add markers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maps: Barcelona (Satelite View) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barcelona (Wikipedia Docs) </li></ul></ul>Maps
  12. 12. You can get an application ID Here

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