Geoblogging - Creating a Semantically Rich World Map

Charikleia Lontou
Postgraduate Program in Geoinformatics, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, NTUA
Diploma Thesis
Abstract. The purpose of this thesis is to develop and implement a web application, which collects and organizes content such as photos, videos and texts in relation to space and time, creating a personal tour guides. It can be seen as a scrapbook for organizing travel mementos and creating rich route descriptions. The developed tool is a Web application that supports the creation of map-based travel blogs based on the collected data (photos, audio, video, text) during the trip, aimed at sharing geographic knowledge and travel experience between users. Finally, it is aimed at collecting information that might describe any point on the planet with sound, videos, images and text added by its users.