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Government Linked Data: A Tipping Point for the Semantic Web

Shadbolt, Nigel (2009) Government Linked Data: A Tipping Point for the Semantic Web At Asian Semantic Web Conference 2009, China. 07 - 09 Dec 2009.

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Abstract

Governments around the world collect information. This information is often non-personal public sector information. It relates to transport and education, health and the environment, business and leisure. Publishing and releasing this information in a machine readable way could lead to huge economic and social improvements. This talk will outline developments in the UK and US which are showing the potential of building a Web of Open Linked Data using Semantic Web Standards. It will discuss the technical as well as social and cultural challenges. It will show examples of the applications that can result. It will consider the impact this could have on Semantic Web research.

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Accepted/In Press date: 8 December 2009
Additional Information: Event Dates: 7th-9th December 2009
Venue - Dates: Asian Semantic Web Conference 2009, China, 2009-12-07 - 2009-12-09
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 268311
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/268311
PURE UUID: 127ca869-2294-4810-845a-4ea344365994

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Date deposited: 10 Dec 2009 21:30
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:55

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