PhD Awarded!

After successfully defending my thesis, I graduated in July 2019! The thesis will be available from the University of South Wales online repository in due course. Building on the GSTAR research, I am currently working on (amongst other things) the next version of the OGC GeoSPARQL standard as well as continuing research into phenomenological, observational, … Continue reading PhD Awarded!

GSTAR web services; now with added GeoJSON

Archaeogeomancy: Digital Heritage Specialists – archaeological geomatics – the majick of spatial data in archaeology – archaeological information systems for the digital age:

Following on from the last update concerning the GSTAR web services, the final pieces of infrastructure for the case studies and demonstrator are nearly complete. Building on the API, a GeoJSON output format has been added so that results from GeoSPARQL queries can a) be accessed via a simple URL as with all other outputs and […]

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GSTAR at Salisbury Museum

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The final batch of source data has now safely received and is being processed for inclusion in my GSTAR project, kindly provided by the good people at Salisbury Museum. Thanks in particular are due to David Balston for assisting me and Adrian Green for giving the necessary permissions to use the data. This final batch of […]

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Day of Archaeology 2015

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Yes, it’s that time of year again: Time for the annual Day of Archaeology. And once again, my day does not involve any temples in remote jungles, crystal skulls or raiding any tombs. Indeed, as has become the norm, it does not even involve any digging of holes, artefacts or suchlike. Yep, archaeology involves a […]

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GSTAR Web Services

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With all the source data prepped and ready to go, the next step is to build some demonstrators to show how such geosemantic resources can be used in practice. Whilst very powerful, a Sparql endpoint is not the most friendly way of interacting with data resources, especially from within a web based application where options […]

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