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Linked open government data: lessons from

Shadbolt, Nigel, O'Hara, Kieron, Berners-Lee, Tim, Gibbins, Nicholas, Glaser, Hugh, Hall, Wendy and schraefel, m.c. (2012) Linked open government data: lessons from IEEE Intelligent Systems, 27, (3), Spring Issue, pp. 16-24. (doi:10.1109/MIS.2012.23).

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The movement to publish government data is an opportunity to populate the linked data Web with data of good provenance. The benefits range from transparency to public service improvement, citizen engagement to the creation of social and economic value. There are many challenges to be met before the vision is implemented, and this paper describes the efforts of the EnAKTing project to extract value from, through the stages of locating data sources, integrating data into the linked data Web, and browsing and querying it.

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Published date: May 2012
Keywords: linked data, open data, public sector information (psi)
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 340564
ISSN: 1541-1672
PURE UUID: eb4c1fad-da2a-4457-8bc3-c51969ff6734
ORCID for Nicholas Gibbins: ORCID iD
ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 25 Jun 2012 12:09
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:43

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Author: Nigel Shadbolt
Author: Kieron O'Hara
Author: Tim Berners-Lee
Author: Nicholas Gibbins ORCID iD
Author: Hugh Glaser
Author: Wendy Hall ORCID iD
Author: m.c. schraefel

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