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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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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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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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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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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Getting cold calls data set

I am looking for cold calls data set for my research. the data should be an audio file of recorded calls. ( sales calls ..) Any idea where can I get such data?
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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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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. In doing so I have been reviewing some examples to get an idea of what civic hackers look for in such a document. My ...
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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 ...