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High resolution, small area, maps that characterise natural terrain

I would like to collate a library of terrain types and features, suitable as reference material for generating small scale artificial versions (for gaming or concept art). For example, I might wish to ...
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List of abbreviations and acronyms

I am searching an list of abbreviations,acronyms which should be downloadable as a sql table or json or sth. like that so no api cause it might be not fast enough or has a limit like this one: http://...
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Open data on public opinion polls (Gallup, PEW, and others)

Many international surveys are available for free: http://guides.library.yale.edu/pubopinion http://www.ciser.cornell.edu/info/polls.shtml However, I didn't find the data from major poll agencies, ...
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Dataset of historical economic forecasts

Where could I get a dataset of economic forecasts made over years? For instance, the history of predictions for GDP, current accounts, and other key national variables by the World Bank and IMF? Or ...
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publicly available spam dataset of social networks

I am trying to create a naive bayes spam filter for social networks and i need a spam dataset (containing posts/tweets etc.) of popular social networks like twitter/facebook. Is there any publicly ...
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Historical values for the German “Sonntagsfrage”?

In Germany, there are several surveys on voter's preference ("If there were an election next sunday, which party would you vote for"), the so-called "Sonntagsfrage". Are historical values available? ...
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Disease Symptom Dataset?

I am currently working on a disease diagnosis system, it is a prototype based on one of my dissertation's papers S-Approximation: A New Approach to Algebraic Approximation and S-approximation Spaces: ...
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Graph of Landsat Downloads?

Where can I find find a graph of Landsat downloads, to show the effect free access has had?
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1945 (spring) daily weather Germany

Perhaps understandably, I am having difficulty tracking down daily weather data for Germany in early 1945. My specific interest is in daily temps and any other daily weather observations for January ...
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Open company data for Germany?

OpenCorporates doesn't have data for German companies (yet?). Is there a source with open data for German companies?
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Text message corpus for American english

I am doing a research project to identify some patterns in how people interact with each other using text messages. The scope of the project is confined to American users. Can someone suggest a good ...
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Validity, Utility and Cost of Clinical Tests

Medical tests are characterized by validity, utility and cost: Validity is the probability that the test results are correct. Utility is the usefulness of having correct results (e.g. how much life-...
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Open Address Data for Restaurants

I am looking for any open data set that maintains restaurants (or places in general) with their address. If a place closes I am hoping this database will reflect that quickly.
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Electricity and (space) heating load curves for a city

I want to get a visual feeling for the distribution of electricity and heating load over the year. There are national load curves, then there are reference load curves for individual (mainly ...
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Cases where open data has been removed?

I'm looking for cases where data (including software) that once was open is not anymore, or was not for periods of several months or more. I can imagine several scenarios for this, including ...
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Is there a database that provides lengths of books?

I want to test some hypotheses regarding the length of books and their review distributions. I imagine if the data exists, it probably records the number of pages per book, but words would be ideal. ...
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Dataset of languages and where they are spoken (sub-national)

I am looking for a dataset describing (nearly) all languages, and where they are spoken. Bonus if the areas are linked to Geonames or another mainstream geographical dataset. Polygons are also OK. ...
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German - English dictionary

I'm looking for a simple German - English dictionary (txt, csv or some other easy-to-parse format) I need only German nouns with their gender, plural form (optional) and translation to English. I've ...
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how to get drug database for free?

where can I download from a database of drugs that will contain the information about drug indications/use, side effects, and drug interaction for free? Please tell me if you know. I want to use that ...
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Dictionary of misspelled words

I am looking for a dictionary of common misspelled words that can be used to highlight errors. I am not looking for a normal dictionary as I don’t want to hit things like names. It cannot include ...
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API giving ships positions for the whole world

shipAIS has a great database and web interface showing what ships are in a particular area: Unfortunately, it is limited to North Europe. Is there a similar database for ships in the whole world? ...
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Looking for US County elevation data

I'd like to explore the connection between altitude and suicide rates discussed in the 2011 paper, Positive Association between Altitude and Suicide in 2584 U.S. Counties. I can get some data for the ...
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Demography vs. political preference data sources

I am looking for data on the relationship between demography (mainly indicators of knowledge such as formal education, rural/urban residency, salary) and political preference, preferably in the UK or ...
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Data for “Driving is Why You're Fat” graph

I'm reviewing this Driving is Why You're Fat graph and would like to find the data behind it, preferably the actual data and not just the ranks. The data sources are vaguely cited in the lower right ...
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Open dataset on manned space missions

Are there any open datasets about manned space missions? I'm looking for basic information like name and nationality of the astronauts or cosmonauts, launcher, goals, time in space, results, and so on....
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Map of Orange County (CA) buildings

I'm plotting a map of the Los Angeles metro area, and I'm using TileMill. I've loaded different layers for the geographical data, and wanted to add buildings as well. So I found this map for the LA ...
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A table mapping from US county or ZIP to Nielsen Designated Market Area (DMA)

Nielsen has come up with this notion: A DMA region is a group of counties that form an exclusive geographic area[...] DMAs partition all US counties, and I want to know which counties belong to ...
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Is there an API or global database for sports events that is used by famous sports websites?

I'm trying to know whether websites like this one Example for sports website connect to a global database or use an API to get each transaction that happens in sports events like goals, fouls, .. etc ...
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Where can I find the 2014 release of Medicare data from 2012?

I have read many news stories this week about a release of 2012 Medicare data (physician billing) that just happened. Some news sites like NYTimes and the Washington Post have data browser tools on ...
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Looking for geo localization data of golf courses

I'm looking for free geo localization data of world wide golf courses. I can easily parse and store this information from several specialized websites... But I would like to find another way to get it ...
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Sources of topograpical maps for use in LaTeX documents

I would like to add a partial map of Prague into my LaTeX document but I am lost where to begin search for maps and how to get them into the document. I suppose that once I can get EPS or PDF of map ...
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College Scorecard full data base

The Obama administration recently release College Scorecard Data with detailed information on college cost and earning after graduation. Does anybody know if the full data set is available for ...
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Looking for datasets of tumor or cancer growth

We are having a school project on a mathematical model of tumor growth. We would like to compare our model to the real data. Despite a lot of search we couldn't find any open data on the web. Hence, ...
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Statistics of the yearly amount of beds in private prisons in the US

I'm seeking a list of how many prisoners got incarnated in each year in the US by private prisons compared to state-run facilities. Is such a list publically available?
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Average temperature by country 1990-2012

I am looking for a dataset that provides me with one (or a few, e.g. summer and winter average day temperature) average temperature per year per country. I am aware that there are quite a few ways ...
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Machine-readable way to determine if plant species is native to Australia

I'm doing some work visualising tree inventories and thought it would be nice to show whether the species is native to Australia or not. I haven't so far found any database that would answer the ...
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ATM locations in UK and/or Ireland

I know lots of organizations and websites are publishing some of these but is there an open dataset with at a minimum of location and operator for ATMs in the UK and possible Ireland?
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London rail and tube station locations

I'm looking for a data set of rail and tube stations in the Transport for London network, specifically, stations where one could use an Oyster card. I'm interested in the locations of these stations ...
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Set of handwritten, labeled characters

I'm looking for a large labelled data set, of characters that I can use to contrast recognising Letters, with recognising Numbers. Something very similar to MNIST, but with letters. Language doesn't ...
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Is there a site where USA road traffic historical data would be available?

Is there a site where USA road traffic historical data would be available? For example, whether the usual traffic jam on Bay Bridge in Maryland on Memorial day weekend was worse in 2012 vs. 2011?
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English news dataset for sentiment analysis

I am looking for an English news dataset with (relevant) entities mentioned in the article labelled with the sentiment/connotation expressed on the entity by the article. e.g. A sense of the ...
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Knife deaths by country per year

I am trying to find the number of knife deaths and/or knife attacks by country per year. There are many sources for gun deaths, but strangely not any that I could find for knife deaths.
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Medical Terminology in Patient Medical Records - Public Data Sets

I am interested in sample data of real patient medical records (anonymized or demographics removed completely) for the purpose of running through NLP system - specifically diagnoses, admissions and ...
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Police precinct jurisdiction data for joining UCR with census

The FBI Uniform Crime Report (UCR) contains crime data by individual police agency: http://www.ucrdatatool.gov/. These agencies have jurisdiction over a town or city, but for any particular city, ...
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Where I can find data to help build family trees?

I need public data about persons / parent-child relationships, especially relating to the past. I am creating an awesome family tree app, and I want to help people to build their extended family tree. ...
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Voter Registration data in one place?

So I recently tried to get some voter registration data, especially historical information. The only state I could easily find the information available is Ohio(but only the most recent). It appears ...
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Is there any international public transport data?

I want to create some proof of concept for an international public transport service. Is there any data or an API available that already normalizes this data across multiple countries, besides Google ...
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Dataset on donations to charities?

Is there a feed/database on individuals/companies that have donated to IRS verified charities? I have done quite some Googling, and cannot seem to find anything :/
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What open data about tunes and melodies exist? Do copyrights apply here?

If someone wants to write a program to recognise songs by melody (mobile apps like that exist), one would need some huge data sample for this. I'm wondering whether something like this exists (at ...
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Shape Files (Free downloads) for districts of the world

I am looking for shape files(polygons data) of all the districts in the world. I can find few files from different sources for districts of one country but I need one (updated) file that have all the ...