Questions tagged [uses-of-open-data]

Uses of Open Data consists of ways and methods to utilize Open Data in attempts to achieve its maximum benefits

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Looking for specific datasets with demographic data in column format

I'm looking for government datasets on a wide variety of topics concerning the population of the country. Things like the crime rate, unemployment rate, level of educational attainment by different ...
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Yoga, Gym, Fitness API

I have been searching for an API to get the Yoga, Gymnastic exercises details and curriculum with appropriate steps and measures. I am planning to use these details for my upcoming project. As to my ...
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Where are some examples of interesting analyses of the College Scorecard data?

I've been searching online for plots and analyses of the College Scorecard data, because I'm interested in analyzing the data myself. I don't want to reproduce what others have already done. I've ...
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Open Badges/Tin Can to open up credential & learning data

What are the differences between http://tincanapi.com/ & http://openbadges.org/ ? I think they are both great ways in opening up credential data, but was wondering in what specific situations ...
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Moon phase data for Queensland, Australia

I am looking for moon phase calendar for Queensland, Australia. Something which might have dates and moon phase on a particular date. Any ideas where can I find such complete calendar for say last 25 ...
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Open information on UK properties

I'm looking to find any open data on UK properties. I have already looked at all the VOA datasets. And I am aware that the commercial side of the land registry will be becoming free to access towards ...
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City car parking dataset in EU (and US)

I want to do a research project about the prediction of car parking occupancy rates and compare different cities in the EU/US. Are there public datasets that you can recommend? I found a couple of ...
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Business Name to NAICS Code Mapping

I am looking for a way to map business name + address to NAICS code. Found few government sites like follows: http://www.thinkkentucky.com/kyedc/kpdf/All_Facilities_Alpha.pdf http://www.rcgov.us/...
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Patient admitted to ICU after cardiac arrest (post cardiac arrest) in MIMIC-III

How to select patients in the MIMIC-III database admitted to ICU immediately after a cardiac arrest? Although ICD-9-CM 427.5 is related to cardiac arrest, it is unclear to select the patients admitted ...
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US agencies forms data set

Is there an API or a dataset of all US administrative forms ? I tried many searches without great success Thanks in advance
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Spatially Orienting 1,4 Dioxane Data From the EPA UCMR-3 Data Set

I am attempting to draw conclusions about the source of 1,4 Dioxane, an emerging contaminant. In the last few years, the EPA released the UCMR-3 (Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule) which had ...
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How can I get salary data on the gamer population in the US and/or Europe?

I am trying to conduct a study on the gaming population in the world for market research purposes. I want to know what the average % of income is spent on gaming (hard/soft ware). Are there any ...
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Sharing Genomic data/docker files via P2P network

Genomic data size has reached volumes to the point, some NCBI has stopped taking certain types of data from Investigators. Other openData projects are also running into barriers.. I know there are ...
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Using Wikidata to practically leverage semantic linked data for content annotations

I swimming the huge sea of semantic Web and Linked Open Data (LOD) to use these knowledge bases for annotating semantically biological experiment of my organisation. My idea consists of: RDF-izing ...
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Can I use Mapbox as an open source maps provider in Qgis?

I am working in Qgis and using their satellite map. In the Mapbox website the said that they are an "open source". Just for being sure: can I use their maps like OSM maps? Give them credit and use ...
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Looking for holiday data of Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh/Pakistan from 1950s until now

It is okay if the data is not downloadable but viewable. But I need to compare dates of a particular holiday being celebrated in these two/three countries and plot a graph. I looked into timeanddate ...
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Why is CSV “better” than Excel in 5 star open data schema?

I am reading about 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 excel ...
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SPARQL federation and attribution licenses?

Many public datasets are published under licenses that require attribution, such as CC-BY. If I have a public SPARQL endpoint, and allow federated queries to access data from such endpoint, that means ...
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Open Data platform from scratch [closed]

I am doing research on how to build an open data platform with a web portal and a REST interface without relying on a turnkey solution. I found different solutions: CKAN, Socrata, OpenDataSoft and ...
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Taxonomy of web pages for illustrating the reach of “open data”

I would like to do two things: First, I want to draw some kind of structure of the web (data) in order to divert discussions about loose term "big data" to specific data topics. Second, within this ...
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UK Wind Speed for QGIS

I've looked at related questions but none seem to provide what I'm after. I would like to hear if anyone knows open source data of annual wind speed (not direction) for the UK. The data can be ...
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A free tool to find grants from IRS 990s?

At the beginning of 2016 the IRS finally opened up their electronically filed 990 forms from nonprofits (see article from the Sunlight Foundation). All of the 990 data is now machine-readable and ...
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Sub-licensing an “Open Data Commons Attribution License (ODC-By) v1.0” Database

I have my own database that I would like to combine with another database for redundancy. The other database is released under the "Open Data Commons Attribution License (ODC-By) v1.0" Can I license ...
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Data with Revision/Version (Versioning) History?

I'm looking for data set with entry values being corrected, and those correction are documented with previously incorrect values available as well. This can be in the form of errata, diff files, or ...
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Getting cold calls data set

I am looking for cold calls data set for my research . the data should be a audio files of recorded calls .( sales calls ..) Any idea where can I get such data? Thank you in advance
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IMDB dataset on Kaggle and copyright explanation

I was surfing on kaggle and I found this dataset https://www.kaggle.com/deepmatrix/imdb-5000-movie-dataset it contains data from 5000 IMDB movies. I was surprised since i thought that this would be ...
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Retail analytics dataset for use in a paid course

I'm designing an online, paid course in retail analytics, and I'm looking for a dataset that I can use for that course. If I find datasets that are 'open data' then am I allowed to use those datasets ...
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Running openFDA api locally

I am trying to do some classification and clustering on the openFDA dataset. I started by downloading a year's worth of data and realized I run into system limits and would need to solve for that. ...
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Python crashing when trying to read zipped json files [closed]

I downloaded the 2015 adverse drug events data from openfda and I want to run some analysis with python. I am a python newbie, but have become comfortable with the scikit-learn libraries, but I cannot ...
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How might I go about linking databases of business records to ratings data (such as yelp or google places)?

Given a large database of business names and addresses, how might I go about pulling ratings for those entities from other accessible online data sources OR from the BBB, Yelp, or Google Places?
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Can I share informations from USA company register?

I want to start my own directory website. Can I use informations from SEC.gov | Company Search Page and add to my website? Is it legal?
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To fetch bigger dataset from twitter

I need twitter data for my project, but with streaming api I am able to get only 15 min window frame.Hence a very smaller sample space. I have a written code in python as follows import tweep from ...
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Open Data for software options

I need a dataset of the following: user's software options for a particular software (e.g., whether to start the software with system) with user's information (like user's system information, ...
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multivariate competing risks failure-time data set

I'm looking for a failure-time (survival analysis) data set which is - Multivariate or clustered (Multiple individuals are observed in one sampling unit. For example, family members in a family) - ...
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Sports Clubs & Facilities

I want to create a website with which people can easily find sports clubs or facilities in their area. I basically need a list/database of all sports clubs and facilities in the world. If there is ...
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Bittorrent usage for distributing open science-data?

Writing a grant proposal. - I am looking for information about the usage of the bittorrent protocol for open science data. Does anyone know of a recent paper, blog post or study? Specifically I am ...
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Examples and experiences of text and datamining use of open data?

I am currently working on a research project that looks at the barriers and best practices when it comes to text and datamining. www.FutureTDM.eu Do you have any experience with this in relation to ...
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Best way to get Open Data Community to Engage (Attend/Volunteer) at The White House Open Data Summit?

Wondering what are the best methods/approaches to informing the Open Data Community of the upcoming Open Data Innovation Summit at the White House. Attendees and volunteers are needed, and anyone with ...
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Compare geographical data on accomodation with external factors

I collected 200′000 data records from a major accommodation website in the United States and will compare this data with external factors like crime data, population, economy growth, tourism ...
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Linked Open Data Statistics

Where i can find a good document about Statistics of Linked open data cloud (organizations, number of triples and number of links) year by year? In the official web site (lod cloud) there's only ...
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Data set for Mcdonalds

Searching for any dataset on McDonald's Corporation; it doesn't necessarily have to be recent data. Any data on sales, employee, how they did during promotions, etc.
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What is the simplest way to gather twitter data ongoing?

I would like it to go into a google sheet. I thought I'd give super metrics a try, but it doesn't return data related to my keyword. I'm using the free trial to try it out. With SuperMetrics I tried ...
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Is there a dataset having multiple files and multiple data formats (JSON+CSV+XML) for research purpose etc.?

I have been working on data science problems with one format(JSON or CSV).I am planning to explore datasets with multiple data formats. Any links to such datasets would be helpful. For example: 1) ...
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Find a List of Private Companies That Use Canadian Government Open Data?

How can I find a list of Canadian private companies that use Canadian government open data?
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Where to get data list of Corporate Meeting Planners?

Looking for an open source data list/link of national and/or corporate meeting/event planners.
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Sample datasets for machine learning application in hiring

As part of a project we need to explore machine learning applications in candidate shortlisting on applied jobs via job boards. Looking for sample datasets in the area of recruitment to get started. ...
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Searching data for habits

I am searching for open datasets which has tags of habits. A habit could be : eating, drinking, everyday activities, anything. The type of data could be text, no images are required. This dataset ...
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how to download database from united nations website [closed]

i need to get database for translation system and the UN databases provide what i need in the web page but i don't know how to download it? how can i download database from united nations databases ...
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Visualizing what airlines fly in the US Airports

I am interested in understanding which US airports are used by various airlines. One could visualize this with a spreadsheet: ​ ​ This examples shows that Southwest flies out of Midway, but not O'...
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How does a company upgrade open data to the point where it is proprietary, or copyrightable?

Ideas and facts are not "copyrightable." But original expressions of ideas and facts are. What are ways to upgrade open data so that copyright can be obtained on the database? Things that I can think ...