Disambiguating Geographic Names in a Historical Digital Library

Smith, David A.
Crane, Gregory
2001

Geographic interfaces provide natural, scalable visualizations for many digital library collections, but the wide range of data in digital libraries presents some particular problems for identifying and disambiguating place names. We describe the toponym-disambiguation system in the Perseus digital library and evaluate its performance. Name categorization varies significantly among different types... read more

Subjects
Digital libraries
Geographic name disambiguation
Names, Geographical
Gazetteers
Perseus Project
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/57020
ID: tufts:PB.001.006.00003
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