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Re: FW: [euopendata] Classification of open datasets...

From: Carlos Iglesias <contact@carlosiglesias.es>
Date: Sun, 3 Mar 2013 20:17:26 +0100
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To: Vassilios Peristeras <vassilios44@gmail.com>
Cc: public-egov-ig@w3.org
Hello Vassilios,

On 1 March 2013 21:22, Vassilios Peristeras <vassilios44@gmail.com> wrote:

> [...]
> C)  Do we need to agree on common vocabularies for the DCAT property
> values: definitely yes
> D) Have we done anything for this? Not yet, but there is discussion
> already...
>

Any pointers to the relevant discussions?

Regards,
 Carlos Iglesias, Open Data Independent Consultant.
 carlosiglesias.es
 @carlosiglesias



> From: Bastiaan Deblieck [mailto:bastiaan.deblieck@tenforce.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 01, 2013 3:14 PM
> To: Charles RUELLE; Peter Krantz; euopendata@lists.okfn.org;
> public-egov-ig
> Subject: Re: [euopendata] Classification of open datasets...
>
>
>
> Hello,
>
>
>
> Please allow me to give the TenForce view on this situation. At
> TenForce we are collaborating very closely with the EC and with other
> open data initiatives throughout Europe. As a commercial company we
> follow research activities and apply their results in our projects.
> With regards to this discussion we are strong supporters of:
>
> - EUROVOC: http://eurovoc.europa.eu/drupal/
>
> - ADMS:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asset_Description_Metadata_Schema_(ADMS)
>
> - DCAT: http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/wiki/Data_Catalog_Vocabulary
>
>
>
> We are convinced that these are excellent vocabularies to facilitate
> multilingual data exchange and linking. We have been using and will be
> using these "tools" in our projects for government and industry. From
> this experience we know that EUROVOC is/will be key in anything the EC
> does in the area of open data. The Open Data Portal of the EU uses
> DCAT/DCT and is aligned in general terms to be compatible with ADMS,
> cf. http://open-data.europa.eu/open-data/linked-data
>
>
>
> Future activities in the area of linked open data on a European scale
> will almost certainly involve these vocabularies. Contracts like this
> http://epsiplatform.eu/content/ec-publishes-open-data-tender have been
> attributed and are moving forward.
>
>
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Bastiaan Deblieck
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Charles RUELLE <charles.ruelle@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> This topic is very interesting.
> In France, for data.gouv.fr (the french open data portal) we currently
> use Eurovoc to describe our datasets.
> Do you know who is using Eurovoc ? What are others classifications
> that are used ?
>
> Best regards,
>
> Charles RUELLE
> @charlesruelle
> CTO of Etalab - French Prime Minister's task force for Open Government
> and Open Data
>
> Le 1 mars 2013 à 10:32, Peter Krantz <peter@peterkrantz.se> a écrit :
>
> > Hi!
> >
> > Many countries are developing national portals with metadata about
> > open datasets from the public sector. To make datasets easier to find
> > and to lower the threshold for pan-european (or global) re-use it
> > would be great if classification of datasets followed a shared
> > taxonomy.
> >
> > There are many candidates that could be used, e.g. Eurovoc [1], NACE
> > [2]. I would be grateful for any pointers if there is work going on to
> > harmonize classification of datasets on a global or European level.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Peter Krantz
> > http://www.peterkrantz.com
> > @peterkz_swe
> >
> > [1]: http://eurovoc.europa.eu/ - availabble as LOD
> > [2]: http://ec.europa.eu/competition/mergers/cases/index/nace_all.html
> >
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