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

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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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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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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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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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Open sports data

Today you can find all sorts of data in an open format. Most financial data, polling and government databases, just about every baseball play ever played. However this open data paradigm hasn't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Are there any examples or best practice for encapsulating large open data sets into R packages?

I've recently been experimenting with UK government open data with R, and it seems like I could usefully wrap up some of my work into an R package. I'd want the package to download the data either ...
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Is there a site that has comprehensive list of data, along with descriptions, meta data etc?

Is there a resource/website that has list of all possible datasets from around the world with links to the download page, names of columns in the individual datasets (so users can search by a ...
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Open Data Portal/Software for Live Measurements: is there any?

I am working in meteorology/glaciology. We have quite a lot of observations (partly live!) and we would like to publish these data (live!) to the world. So what we are looking for is a portal/...
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Sample Landbase data for Bharatpur Area,India

Does anyone have sample landbase open data or any linked data (in .shp or .kml or personal geodatabase format) for Bharatpur and Kota Area in India?
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Need Resource suggestions about Indicators and Signs in Governmental Open data

I am studying for my master’s degree in Interaction Design domain. For my upcoming Capstone project, can someone please direct me to good resources that talks about governmental open data at community ...
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Implications of “For official use only”

Certain US government websites (fpds.gov, sam.gov, among others) have a footer saying something along the lines This is a U.S. General Services Administration Federal Government computer system ...
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I have downloaded a map of a small region in .osm format . But as a newbie I dont have any idea how to access it using any programming language

I need this map data to provide the location of nearest business facilities like restaurant to the user . But I don't know how to access it . And it will be of great help if you can provide me any ...
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new user - need pediatric data for various vitals parameters

I'm new to physionet and am attempting to dig/find a data set for various vitals parameters for a 48 hour period for a pediatric patient (say somewhere between 2-18), specifically heart rate, ...
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methods to build your own data set from public domain data sources

Data sets can originate from government sources, corporations, or individuals. When an individual collects data, the exercise of collecting data falls into at least two categories: The individual ...
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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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Looking for dataset of pharmacy Locations in Chicago area

I'm looking for a dataset of pharmacy Locations in Chicago area. The city of Chicago said they do not have this dataset, I'm wondering where I can find it.
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Scraping pages to get prices can be considered as OpenData

I have a discussion in a Google Group about the next thing: One person wants to scrape multiple web sites to gather prices of different types of technology products (cell phones, TVs, computers, ...
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GTFS vs SIRI wich one is more used nowaday

i 've searched a lot for this kind of information unfortunaetly i can't find the right information about , we know all that gtfs was Standarisedby google the last 3 years , siri was and still used ...
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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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What you look for in a codebook

I'm putting together a few codebooks/data dictionaries for our transparency portal, http://ledger.illinoiscomptroller.gov. In doing so I have been reviewing some examples to get an idea of what civic ...
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Where to Find Data…Project Idea [closed]

I am currently taking a SAS class. We were advised to think of a project that we could do on our own, as newbies. Does anyone have any ideas that a newbie to SAS could take on, and where I can find ...
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Music Festival Datasets Resources

I am working on a project right now and I am having a very difficult time finding any open data sets for historical information on american musical festivals or rap concerts. Does anyone know of any ...
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API for getting data from a disease name?

For example, entering: "lung Adenocarcinoma" should return (JSON preferably) large chunks of information about that disease, such as definition, alternate names, validity, treatments, signs, etc.. I'...
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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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Is there anything like Quandl for social sciences or health services research? [closed]

I would love to see something that gathers all the public data, as Quandl does for finance and macroeconomics, but for social science and health services research in general. I am aware of www.asdfree....
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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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People check-in Dataset

I am looking for people's check-in data, whether it's google history location dataset or Foursquare check-in dataset. Would you please let me know where can I find similar datasets ? Apparently a lot ...
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Where can I find natural language artifacts (requirements document, design documents, change requests) of open source software?

I am working on cleaning various natural language artifacts of open source software. I was able to download mailing list archives. Can anyone suggest where I can get other artifacts such as IRC chat ...
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Is there a OpenFDA API Basics for medical devices?

Reading the documentation of OpenFDA fields, we are linked to the API Basics reference guide. Every time that I try to find information about API fields (including other questions on this site) I end ...
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Is it possible to get a complete list of medical devices through OpenFDA?

I was trying to get a complete list of medical devices through openFDA, but then I came to realize that through that data set the list can never be complete, since I can only get devices involved in a ...
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cattle and sheep production and reproduction records

I am looking for some records (spread sheets) that I can use for teaching/analysis. I am specifically looking for dairy/beef cattle and sheep/goat farm production and reproduction records. Appreciate ...
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Sierra Leone Ethnic Groups - Shapefile

I am looking for open data on the Sierra Leone Ethnic groups. Preferably in Shapefile format or any other format that can be used on a map. So far I created a map with the districts and their ...
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What real-time Open Data do you want to use?

I work for OpenSensors.io, we are an Internet of Things company working on making real-time data more accessible, easy to use. We've built a real-time Open Data exchange through which you can publish ...
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Where to Find a Downloadable Movie Database [duplicate]

I am looking for a movie database that is either open or low cost for a project. Can somebody point me to one?
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How do I download a Socrata graph or map definition I have created?

When I create a custom view, a map, chart, graph or report, and save it, the definition of that view is stored somewhere on Socrata. How is the definition stored? Is it a schema? How can I download ...