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Re: [agenda] eGov IG call, 31 March 2010

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 14:40:52 +0100
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To: public-egov-ig IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
The slides for the talk on data catalog interoperability are here:
http://richard.cyganiak.de/2010/03/dcat-for-egov-ig.pdf

The vocabulary:
http://vocab.deri.ie/dcat#

Some miscellaneous information about it:
http://vocab.deri.ie/dcat-overview

A demo server that exposes RDF for four catalogues, with SPARQL  
interface:
http://lab.linkeddata.deri.ie/data.gov-cat/
http://lab.linkeddata.deri.ie/data.gov-cat/snorql/

Best,
Richard


On 26 Mar 2010, at 08:46, Jose Manuel Alonso wrote:
> 5. Discussion on data catalogues [40min]
> Special guest: Richard Cyganiak (DERI, NUI Galway)
>
> Talk title:
> dcat: An RDF Schema vocabulary for interoperability of government  
> data catalogues
>
> Summary:
> Opening public sector information has recently become a trend in  
> many countries around the world. Online government data catalogues  
> with national, regional or local scope act as one-stop data portals  
> providing description of available government datasets. These  
> catalogues though remain isolated. Potential benefits from  
> federating geographically overlapping or thematically complementary  
> catalogues are not realized. We propose an RDF Schema vocabulary as  
> an interchange format among data catalogues and as a way of bringing  
> them into the Web of Linked Data, where they can enjoy  
> interoperability among themselves and with other deployed datasets.  
> The vocabulary’s design was informed by a survey of seven data  
> catalogues from five different countries, and has been verified by  
> unifying four data catalogues to allow cross-catalogue queries and  
> browsing.
>
>
>
> Who can participate:
> http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/participation
>
> How to participate:
> http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/wiki/Teleconferences
>
>
>
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>
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