Re: Percentages in Linked Data

On 24-6-2013 19:16, John Erickson wrote:
> Frans, I think you may be interested in the W3C RDF Data Cube
> vocabulary:
Thanks John. I am already trying to use the Data Cube vocabulary. 
Although I am not a statistician I think it is a great vocabulary, 
enabling the processing of data sets without any prior knowledge of 
structure or content. But I just couldn't find a way to clearly publish 
a percentage.


> "Abstract: There are many situations where it would be useful to be
> able to publish multi-dimensional data, such as statistics, on the web
> in such a way that it can be linked to related data sets and concepts.
> The Data Cube vocabulary provides a means to do this using the W3C RDF
> (Resource Description Framework) standard. The model underpinning the
> Data Cube vocabulary is compatible with the cube model that underlies
> SDMX (Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange), an ISO standard for
> exchanging and sharing statistical data and metadata among
> organizations. The Data Cube vocabulary is a core foundation which
> supports extension vocabularies to enable publication of other aspects
> of statistical data flows or other multi-dimensional data sets..."
> John
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 12:37 PM, Frans Knibbe | Geodan
> <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I would like to publish some statistical data. A few of these numbers are
>> percentages. What is the best way to make it clear to data consumers that
>> the numbers are to be treated as percentages? As far as I can tell, the XSD
>> data types do not suffice.
>> Regards,
>> Frans Knibbe

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