Relationship Type identifies the type of relationship that exists between two
Places involved in a relationship.
Relationship Type allows retrieval of information when the
Place is located within, or serves another
Place, such as a hotel near an airport.
Relationship Typeis applied as follows:
IDENTITY is applied when the relationship pertains to the identity of a
Placethat belongs. For example, an old church may also be a historical monument.
- LOCATION is applied when the relationship pertains to the location of a
Place. For example, a petrol station may also contain a convenience store.
PHYSICAL is applied when the related
Placesare located at the same place or are directly attached to each other.
Placeswithin the boundary of the main Place, such as a Restaurant in a Shopping Centre or a Convenience Store in a Gasoline Station.
- LOGICAL is applied when Parent-Child relationship is logical or conceptual (vs. physical). The
Placesare not physically located at the same place, or not directly attached to each other.
Example: An open parking area that is located outside of any of the terminal buildings at an airport.
- EXCLUSIVE is applied for a dedicated relationship between
Places. For example, a parking facility that is meant for use only by visitors to Place.
- PRIVATE is applied for an access-control relationship between
Places. For example, a hotel may have a private garage which can only be accessed with a key-card by guests staying in the hotel.
- PREFERRED is applied for a formal service agreement between
Places. For example, a public parking garage may offer free parking to patrons of a nearby theater with a validated ticket.
- SUGGESTED is applied for relationship being a suggested relationship between
Places. For example, a parking facility near a sports complex may be the closest place to park with the lowest rate.
Placecan be involved in multiple relationships if it is according to reality. For example, a restaurant can be involved in a
Exclusive Relationshipwith a hotel.
Relationship Typevalues are generally applied to specific
Relationship Namesare described below:
Relationship Type Relationship Name IDENTITY Association LOCATION Association PHYSICAL Parent-Child, Parent, and Child LOGICAL Parent-Child, Parent, and Child