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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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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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Open Data for having transparency of expenditures in running of an Orphanage?

I work for a company (in Australia) whose staff have been supporting costs of running an Orphanage for several years now. All the money has been coming from their personal contribution, I am a ...
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Free GIS data that doesn't require attribution for printing on products

I'm keen to make some products to sell with map graphics printed on them. As these are physical products (eg tshirt etc) I don't want to include the attribution in the design. Is there a good source ...
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Is it fair use to use figures from ArXiv preprints on Wikipedia?

Apologies if this isn't the right exchange. I'm not sure where this question should live. There are some science figures from Arxiv papers that I think would greatly enhance a Wikipedia page on the ...
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Clarity of Flag 124-126 in the GSOD weather dataset

The following table provides information around the Flag 124-126 of the GSOD Weather dataset the documentation of which is available here: Flag 124-124 Char A = 1 report of 6-hour ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get specific wikipedia data?

I only want to use the link structure and articles’ content of Wikipedia. Therefore, I want to downlaod the dump that contains only the following details. articles content link structure (i.e. re-...
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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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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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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 to identify general terms using LOD?

I want to identify general medical terms such as human, patient, hospitals, drugs using LOD (e.g., wikipedia, dbpedia, wikidata etc.). In other words I am referring to medical terms that are less ...
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Need to analysis the physiological data

I have to do a project to analysis the human physiological state. I have able to got the heart rate, ECG, and temperature sensor data. What things I have to analysis to get the human physiological ...
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US Population Demographic Data

I’m hoping someone can help me find some demographic data for the US. I'm looking for data with first name, last name, sex, date of birth, and zip code and a unique identifier for each person. I want ...
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Radio base station location in Italy

Are there any datasets or websites that have the location data of cellular/radio base station in Milan, Italy?
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How to decode the company number in the field `header$companynumb`

Is there a lookup table where I can find the names of repackaging or drug manufacturing companies with companynumb reported in the field companynumb? e.g. "companynumb": "200501050" Thanks
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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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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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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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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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What companies, projects, and researchers are using the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)'s API of data on consumer product complaints?

This data is available for bulk download and via an API at http://www.consumerfinance.gov/complaintdatabase/.
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Satellite Video Remote Sensing data

Does anyone know of any satellite missions (open access or not) presently acquiring global Video Remote Sensing data?
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Website to clearly explain “why open data” to non-governmental stakeholders

I haven't found a clear website that I could share with non-profit organizations or companies, about how their opening of data can be used by the community for transparency, marketing, good PR, ...
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How to use wikidata property paths?

Given a term/concept, I want to decide if it belongs to computer science. For that, I am checking if the concept has a property path to computer science node. In other words, I am checking whether ...
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Crime data @ Zip code level?

I mainly need property type crimes but all crimes will work. I'm mainly looking for downloadable crime data that is at the ZIP5 level if possible. The more granular the better. The next best would be ...
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where can i find product packaging information data?

where can i find the dataset about world products packaging components information? For example, the packaging of coke-cola is label, plastic bottle and plastic cap. where can i find such information ...
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Facebook Mypersonality dataset

I want to have access to a database for Facebook Photos dictionary that contains 17,2mn records (photo_id,owner_id, created_time). At this time, the owner of the dataset has decided to stop sharing ...
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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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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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Aliexpress price history dataset

I want to find any dataset on Aliexpress products' price history? I found only one good quality website - https://www.pricearchive.org/ but according to their faq - they "do not provide special access ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to find the wikidata ID of a DBpedia concept?

I have a set of DBpedia concepts and would like to get the corresponding wikidata IDs of them. For example, consider word2vec. The wikidata ID of word2vec is wd:Q22673982. Currently, I have the ...
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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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What is the hypernym field in DBpedia?

I saw that there is a field http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/hypernym in DBpedia. For instance consider the DBpedia page http://dbpedia.org/page/Humanities. The http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/...
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Open data for software requirements

I'm looking for a plattform where I can receive machine readable requirements for an application like a cms (for example firstspirit): Required memory Required hard disk capacity (depending on number ...
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Looking for taxonomy for skills databases?

I am looking for taxonomy databases or datasets other than "O*Net" which can have skills (Tools and technologies). Added to the above, I am also looking for taxonomy which can have skills from pharma ...
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What are Outlink categories of Wikipedia

I am wondering if it is possible to view outlink categories of a given article in Wikipedia? For example, consider the Wikipedia article about 'Data Mining'. What are the outlink categories of "Data ...