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Put in your postcode, out comes the data: A Case Study

Omitola, Tope, Koumenides, Christos L, Popov, Igor O., Yang, Yang, Salvadores, Manuel, Szomszor, Martin, Berners-Lee, Tim, Gibbins, Nicholas, Hall, Wendy, schraefel, mc and Shadbolt, Nigel (2010) Put in your postcode, out comes the data: A Case Study At 7th Extended Semantic Web Conference, Greece.

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A single datum or a set of a categorical data has little value on its own. Combinations of disparate sets of data increase the value of those data sets and helps to discover interesting patterns or relationships, facilitating the construction of new applications and services. In this paper, we describe an implementation of using open geographical data as a core set of “join point”(s) to mesh different public datasets. We describe the challenges faced during the implementation, which include, sourcing the datasets, publishing them as linked data, and normalising these linked data in terms of finding the appropriate “join points” from the individual datasets, as well as developing the client application used for data consumption. We describe the design decisions and our solutions to these challenges. We conclude by drawing some general principles from this work.

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Published date: 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: May 2010
Venue - Dates: 7th Extended Semantic Web Conference, Greece, 2010-05-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Agents, Interactions & Complexity, Electronics & Computer Science


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ORCID for Nicholas Gibbins: ORCID iD
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Date deposited: 23 Mar 2010 12:20
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:51

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Author: Tope Omitola
Author: Christos L Koumenides
Author: Igor O. Popov
Author: Yang Yang
Author: Manuel Salvadores
Author: Martin Szomszor
Author: Tim Berners-Lee
Author: Nicholas Gibbins ORCID iD
Author: Wendy Hall ORCID iD
Author: mc schraefel
Author: Nigel Shadbolt

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