Questions tagged [5-star-scheme]

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the Web and Linked Data initiator, suggested a 5-star deployment scheme for Open Data.

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Are there domain standards for open data?

When talking about open data the 5-star principle has paved our way. And although the highest level, linked data, is machine readable, it is not application friendly from a reusability perspective. By ...
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Open data quality frameworks

I'm looking for some kind of lightweight framework for assessing the quality of datasets, as a publisher. The most widely known one is Tim Berners-Lee's "5 star open data", but it's actually not very ...
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5-star Open Data rating scheme, are there URIs for the ratings?

I'm in the process of constructing a DCAT catalogue and we want to show how each dataset conforms to the 5-star open data rating scheme. I assumed that someone would have coined URIs for each rating ...
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Which format (CSV, JSON, Atom, RSS?) should events data be published in?

I'm developing recommendations for local councils publishing event listings. Compared to other kinds of data, events data seems very likely to be used by web and mobile apps (as opposed to downloaded ...
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Tools and steps for converting 3-star data to 4 star

I am working on a project to upgrade a set of 3-star open data (mostly in CSV and JSON formats) to a 4-star level. I would like to know if there is any guideline for doing so? What tools may be needed ...
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What data formats that can be published on the first level (1 star) of open data?

I wonder what are the possible data formats that can be published for 1-star level of open data. The only example I have found is with the PDF format, I wonder if there are other possible formats to ...
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Why is CSV "better" than Excel in 5 star open data schema?

I am reading about the 5-star schema for Open data. I noticed that the data ranked with three stars are CSV files while data ranked as two stars are like Excel documents. I wonder why is that? Is ...
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Linked Geospatial Data in WFS

At the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences we have released some data based on the requirements of the INSPIRE directive. We use Geoserver which provides us with a number of standard ...
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Open Data formats used

I would like to know if there is any kind of official study with the OD formats used to publish datasets worldwide with respective percentage.
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