Follow a guide to solve urban problems: the creation and application of urban knowledge graph

Follow a guide to solve urban problems: the creation and application of urban knowledge graph

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It is a hot research topic today to find out the potential knowledge from the scattered urban data and take advantage of the relationship between the knowledge to solve the challenges of urban governance and smart city construction. The urban knowledge graph is an effective way to establish the relationship between the knowledge and address the urban issues. This study proposes the methodology to create an urban knowledge graph and its framework. It elaborates the approaches of urban knowledge acquisition, reasoning and expression. Furthermore, a hybrid reasoning algorithm known as EG is given based on expectation-maximisation algorithm and Gibbs algorithm, which has the complementary advantages of the both methods. Through a study case, this study illustrates constructing and working process of an urban knowledge graph. The case shows that the urban knowledge graph has a good application prospect.


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