Welcome to the ADL Gazetteer Ingest Workstation
Rough sketch for design/purpose discussions, 2002-10, Hill


Select gazetteer Enter ID Submit
Select function Submit

Add, Stage 1a: Enter initial data

Enter

1. Name
2. Class Scheme Method Term(s) +
3. Footprint Type Method
Coordinate syntax: longitude,latitude longitude,latitude ...
Point: __,__ View
Box: __,__ __,__ View
Polygon: __,__ __,__ __,__ __,__ ... View
4. Search for duplicate/near-duplicate entries
Use the following for search: Name Type Footprint
Gazetteer(s) to search
Set search and sorting preferences Go
Submit

Add, Stage 1b: Import set of gazetteer data

Input file
Conversion script
Output file
Search for duplicate/near-duplicate entries
Use the following for search: Name Type Footprint
Gazetteer(s) to search
Set search and sorting preferences Go
Submit

Add, Stage 2: Duplicate Checking Results

Gazetteer +
Merge results from multiple gazetteers Yes No
Sort by
Result list
view select Entry 1
view select Entry 2
view select Entry 3
...

Add, Stage 3: Edit & Submit

Input:
Entered data
Selected entry from gazetteer
Merge
Entered data
Selected entry from gazetteer
Selected entries from gazetteer(s)
Minimum or full entry:
Source List
Standard record Extended record
[User adds and edits data, including source information]
Submit
[Validation step and feedback loop]
Final copy of submitted record for local storage

Search

Gazetteer(s)

Parameters

ID Submit
Name
Type Expand: Narrower Broader Related
OR
Type Expand: Narrower Broader Related
Footprint
If point: radius = miles
If box: expand = miles
If line: buffer = miles
If polygon: buffer = miles All N S E W

Sort/rank order:

Calculated similarity based on
name, type, and footprint
name only
type only
footprint only
Sort by
name
type

Submit search


Administration

Activity log

ID Date Time Gazetteer Action Result
           
           

Set preferences

Gazetteer list
Type scheme

Build/maintain source list