Questions tagged [linked-data]

Linked data is a method of publishing structured data so that it can be interlinked and become more useful through semantic queries.

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Best practices for huge explorable linked data directories

The main requirements for our open data directory are: XML-based by default with ability to switch to JSON. It's important the easy way to make it human readable with just linking to XSL. All the ...
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Are there any open datasets with technical specifications for photographic equipment?

I want to set up a free service where photographers buying or searching for discontinued photographic equipment can reference for technical specifications. For instance, most eBay-listings of second-...
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What is the major difference between Open data and Linked data?

Although this is not an apple to apple comparison and there is significant overlap i would like to know examples or specific cases where a data set falls into either category but not both. Can data be ...
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Displaying Trust and Data Provenance?

What would be the most useful way to display data provenance on an open data site? Overarching statements on the site seem to be limited in that amongst many datasets, at least some will likely have ...
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What examples are there of Linked Data/RDF being used for open data applications?

I like to criticise strong linked data (i.e. not just REST/HATEOAS) for being impractical and too strongly based in academia. Now, I want to be proven wrong: have any end-user open data applications ...
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How should I adapt a Schema.org microdata format for legislation?

Has anyone adapted a microdata format from schema.org for pieces of legislation?
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Any uses of JSON-LD?

The formal semantic web, now linked data, using RDF is largely flailing in most regions outside the UK. The main problem is the complexity in implementation compared with the tools typically used by ...