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Topological and Geometric Operators for Ontological Classification of Vague Geographic Concepts

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Topological and Geometric Operators for Ontological Classification of Vague Geographic Concepts. / Agarwal, Pragya.

In: Spatial Cognition and Computation, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2005, p. 69-88.

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Agarwal, Pragya. / Topological and Geometric Operators for Ontological Classification of Vague Geographic Concepts. In: Spatial Cognition and Computation. 2005 ; Vol. 5, No. 1. pp. 69-88.

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