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Re: The Olympics in Linked Data (Sort of)

From: Barry Norton <barry.norton@ontotext.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2012 10:21:06 +0100
Message-ID: <5013AF02.3000903@ontotext.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org

How is this linked?

For data I found only: 
http://semanticommunity.info/@api/deki/files/18739/Guardian.xlsx

And, interested in medals, I found only aggregate medals data indexed by 
geographical labels (within a geo-political taxonomy), not shared 
identifiers.

Barry


On 28/07/2012 02:21, Brand Niemann wrote:
>
> http://gov.aol.com/2012/07/27/visualizing-data-guardian-shows-how-with-olympic-medal-history/ 
> with linked data
>
> *From:*Gannon Dick [mailto:gannon_dick@yahoo.com]
> *Sent:* Friday, July 27, 2012 4:52 PM
> *To:* eGov IG (Public)
> *Cc:* public-lod@w3.org
> *Subject:* The Olympics in Linked Data (Sort of)
>
> All,
>
> It occurred to me this morning that the Olympics provides an 
> interesting example of Social Networking.
>
> I made four tables in xhtml and CSV. 
> http://www.rustprivacy.org/2012/roadmap/olympics/ or 
> http://www.rustprivacy.org/2012/roadmap/olympics/olympics.zip
>
> 1. all_keys (676 Rows)
>
> 2. team_keys (203 Rows)
>
> 3. v_fan_counts (242 Rows)
>
> 4. v_fan_places (4348 Rows) CSV Only
>
> a. (1) includes the ISO 639-1 two character codes, Country Names in 
> English and French, and links to the LOC id Servers.
>
> b. In addition, (1) includes a "Virtual Fan Of" key.  This table 
> includes all possible two character codes.  Some Countries do not have 
> Teams.
>
> c. (2) includes a cross reference to the Official Teams.  The Teams 
> are not "National", and some Countries field multiple Teams (e.g. 
> Puerto Rico has its own Team).
>
> d. The Fans of a Country may be related to multiple Teams, and a 
> Country may be related to multiple places, internal or overseas, 
> States, Territories, etc.
>
> e.  (3) is a list of the relations, with counts of the subdivisions. 
> There are 39 "extra" places Fans can lurk, which do not field Teams.
>
> f. (4) CSV Only, link on the (3) page is a full listing of all the 
> States, Provinces, etc. where Olympic Fans dwell.
>
> g. The Linked Data URI's are of the form {dot gov dot country code}. 
> Hopefully no one will easily convert them to URL's (which won't work)
>
> Snarky initial observations
>
> ------------------------------------
>
> Aland Islanders are rooting for Team Finland.  Sorry to spoil the 
> surprise. You did not miss Team Vatican City at the opening 
> ceremonies.  They have Fans, though.  Not all Fans are included, since 
> Fans are not "rational".  UK Fans root for the UK but are included 
> anyway, however irrational they may be.  Ain't Linked Data Grand ?
>
> (have fun)
>
> --Gannon
>
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