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Re: generic list of public data sources

From: Li Ding <dingl@cs.rpi.edu>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 10:11:17 -0400
Message-ID: <3db8d3300910290711h360cce73tdba56e146f5cbaf4@mail.gmail.com>
To: Antti Poikola <antti.poikola@gmail.com>
Cc: eGov IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Hi, we (tetherless world constellation at Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute (RPI))  did some initial search over the datasets published
on the Web, and we have a small incomplete list right.

http://data-gov.tw.rpi.edu/wiki/Resource_Guide_for_Government_Data

You are welcome to join this effort by contributing the dataset you observed.

best,
Li

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 8:49 AM, Antti Poikola <antti.poikola@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
>
> I wonder if anyone have collected a generic list of categories "what kind of
> public data exists". By generic I mean that in each country and each city
> the resposible organizations are different and the names of the data set are
> different, bur generically speaking the same kind of data sets can be found.
>
> The listing could be somehow hierarchical like
>
> Geographic data
>   -
>   -
>   ...
> Environmental data
>   -
>   -
>   ...
>
> You got the point. This would be highly valuable for anybody who is starting
> to build the first data catalog ih her city/country.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Antti Poikola
> Jyväskylä, Finland
>
>



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Li Ding
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