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Re: Last call: Data Catalog (DCAT) and Data Cube vocabularies from W3C Gov Linked Data WG

From: Hadley Beeman <hadley@linkedgov.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:09:56 +0000
Cc: "'W3C eGov Interest Group \(All\)'" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, "'GLD Chairs'" <team-gld-chairs@w3.org>
Message-Id: <26B3BD9B-CE66-4FF6-AA3A-B090A35715DB@linkedgov.org>
To: "Brand Niemann" <bniemann@cox.net>
Hi Brand,

So that DCAT's editors can properly respond to your questions, it would be great if you could send them directly to:

   public-gld-comments@w3.org

Many thanks!

     Hadley

Hadley Beeman
Co-chair
W3C Government Linked Data Working Group

On 13 Mar 2013, at 18:11, Brand Niemann wrote:

> Hadley, Thank you. Does this deal with the data elements themselves in the data sets, so you can search for data elements that you want to integrate with other data elements and find their definitions (metadata) to know if they are the same or similar enough to be semantically integrated?
>  
> Brand
>  
> Dr. Brand Niemann
> Director and Senior Data Scientist
> Semantic Community
> http://semanticommunity.info
> http://gov.aol.com/bloggers/brand-niemann/
> 703-268-9314
>  
> From: Hadley Beeman - LinkedGov [mailto:linkedgov@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Hadley Beeman
> Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 1:41 PM
> To: W3C eGov Interest Group (All)
> Cc: GLD Chairs
> Subject: Last call: Data Catalog (DCAT) and Data Cube vocabularies from W3C Gov Linked Data WG
>  
> Hi eGov participants,
>  
> We have just put the Data Catalog (DCAT) and Data Cube vocabularies into Last Call, and would welcome your feedback.
>  
> - DCAT is an RDF vocabulary for expressing the contents of data catalogs, such as government data portals.   DCAT is for catalogs of all kinds of data (not just RDF data), but uses RDF to support easy aggregation of catalogs and construction of services which can search across many unrelated catalogs. [1]
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> - Data Cube is an RDF vocabulary for publishing multidimensional data, particularly statistical data.  It is compatible with the cube model that underlies SDMX (Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange), widely-used ISO standard.  The Data Cube Vocabulary brings essential SDMX elements to RDF, providing a standard way for governments to publish statistical information as Linked Data. [2]
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> We would very much appreciate your comments and feedback!
>  
> Please send them to the public mailing list public-gld-comments@w3.org by the 8 April 2013.
>  
> Many thanks for your help!
>  
> Cheers,
>  
>    Hadley
> 
> Hadley Beeman
> Co-chair
> W3C Government Linked Data Working Group
>  
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-vocab-dcat-20130312/
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-vocab-data-cube-20130312/
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