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Re: Feedback on ORG and DataCube

From: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2013 10:51:50 +0100
Message-ID: <515E9EB6.1060505@gmail.com>
To: Leigh Dodds <leigh@ldodds.com>
CC: public-gld-comments@w3.org
Hi Leigh,

Many thanks for your feedback on ORG and DataCube.

Glad you have been able to use them successfully and thanks for the 
pointers to usage.

Dave
W3C GLD Working Group

On 05/04/13 09:35, Leigh Dodds wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm writing to provide some feedback on the ORG and DataCube
> vocabularies. My feedback doesn't include any substantive comments on
> the design of either specification, but rather I wanted to note that
> I've successfully provided both specifications in several projects.
> Testing the vocabularies using real-world data helps identify any
> short-falls in the design and I'm happy to say that I've not yet found
> any.
>
> * Firstly I applied ORG to describe the structure of the NHS, using
> the data available from the NHS ODS service [1]. The ORG vocabulary
> provided a good backbone for describing the hierarchical structure of
> the organisation and the various sites associated with the health care
> providers.
>
> * Secondly, I've experimented with converting NHS performance
> statistics into the DataCube vocabulary. The mapping from a tabular
> open data release to the DataCube vocabulary was fairly natural. As
> expected I only needed additional terms to describe dimensions,
> attributes, etc.
>
> * Finally I've also use the DataCube vocabulary as part of a piece of
> work for the DOPA EU project [2] (I don't think this is public just
> yet. Here I used DataCube to define how to surface Linked Data from a
> statistical data platform.
>
> In all cases both vocabularies provided a good backbone for capturing
> the base data.
>
> Cheers,
>
> L.
>
> [1]. http://www.connectingforhealth.nhs.uk/systemsandservices/data/ods
> [2]. http://www.dopa-project.eu/index.php
>
> --
> Leigh Dodds
> Freelance Technologist
> Open Data, Linked Data Geek
> t: @ldodds
> w: ldodds.com
> e: leigh@ldodds.com
>
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