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Is it a good idea to think of defining a DCAT vocabulary in other languages?

IMHO, Project Open Data does a great job defining a standard metadata vocabulary based on DCAT for government datasets. Would it be a good idea to start defining DCAT metadata terms in other ...
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3-dimensional dataset to test tri-clustering method

I am looking for a 3-dimensional valued dataset to test my tri-clustering method. I hope to find something like a movie rating database with dimensions for user-movie-genre and ratings depending on ...
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PHP script automatically convert content in open data formats

Is there a PHP script that can take posts from my website and convert them to CSV, RDF, etc.? Can someone help? Thank you.
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How to convert risk adjustment scores into dollar amounts from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey?

I want to take the 2002-2009 Risk Adjustment Scores of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and convert them to dollar amounts. The documentation has a table for conversion, but since there are ...
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Open alternative to weatherbase.com

Does anyone know of an open alternative to weatherbase? I'm looking for what's listed here as "Average Temperature". I'm looking for monthly averages for a city, hopefully for as many cities as ...
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Dataset of allergies

I'm looking for a dataset containing the following: for each country, for each allergy types, number of humans affected by the allergy. if possible, break down per gender and age.
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Relationship Advice/Advice Column Corpora?

I have the benefit of having a fairly green field project on my hands where I need to perform some language analysis on advice and etiquette giving. This involves both centralized sources (advice ...
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Vehicle Miles Traveled in New Jersey before 1981

I am looking for public road mileage or total vehicle miles traveled in the state of New Jersey for any of the years before 1981. Any help would be much appreciated. VMT for 1981 and beyond are here. ...
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Fatality Analysis Reporting System

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has a database of fatal crashes called Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) http://www.nhtsa.gov/FARS One can download each years data going ...
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Open Data for Economic and Business Research within Sport Management

as a M.Sc. Sport Management, keen about dynamic documents for the purpose of economic and business analytics with R, knitr, R markdown, and RStudio I am searching for open data in the area of sport, ...
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Where can I find data from released computer models?

I am looking for an open database containing information about released computer models. This information has to contain the Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) number, which is a unique ID for computers, and ...
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Database of Japanese words difficulty

I have a huge database of Japanese words and want to split them into flashcard decks of different difficulty levels. (actually for a GSoC project) For this, I need to know the "difficulty" of each ...
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Structured movie/TV dataset

I am looking for a downloadable, always up to date and structured comprehensive dataset of movies and TV shows. I found this question and it does have some answers - DBPedia and Freebase, but they do ...
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Contains filter in SODA2 API call

Is there any way to use the contains() filter in a SODA2 API call. Something like this, but I get a response saying the query is too complex - http://data.cityofchicago.org/resource/4ijn-s7e5.json?$...
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What is the best tool for doing explorative analysis of databases?

We are looking for a tool that plugs into a database (SQL) and help us query and visualize results dynamically, building monitoring dashboards and dynamic queries. Any good tool out there?
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How to make a successful FOIA request?

There are several questions regarding making a US "Freedom of Information Act" reqest (FOIA) for data: What is the best way to request machine readable data from a FOIA request? - (this question and ...
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Looking for prior work parsing NCDC's Integrated Surface Data

I recently started a project which involves ingesting the Integrated Surface Data provided by the National Climatic Data Center. When looking at the various datasets that are available from the NCDC, ...
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Seattle City Buildings Data Set

I am working on project where I need Seattle City Buildings Data Set. I found Building permits data set, this data set contains only buildings in the last 5 years. https://data.seattle.gov/Permitting/...
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Why isn't RDF more popular within the private sector?

I've learned about the idea of storing data in the form of triples not too long ago. This is essentially what RDF allows and since I've started using this to model my data, I've never really looked ...
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Coding homework dataset

I would like to compare 25+ different coding (same programming language, if possible Java but other languages are fine too) implementations of the same homework. Where can I find such homework ...
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Using Open Graph to see what comments are being made

I know that I can get the number of links shared from Facebook's Open Graph with something like this: http://graph.facebook.com?id=http://thanetstar.com/article/what-s-great-about-thanet-2 And I ...
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Open Data Conflict Resolution

Assume that a person moves from one address to another. They update their driver's license, which means the DMV has the correct address. However the Town Clerk has the previous address. Both the DMV ...
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Dataset with biggest events in the world/region, reporting number of attendees, geolocation and date

I want to build a dynamic representation of the most popular events in a region over a certain period of time. I was thinking Europe, but if there is no dataset available I could do it for the US. ...
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Banking open data from Credit Agricole?

A colleague told me that the Credit Agricole in France as published a dataset of banking transactions as part of their Open Data initiative. I tried to research it on different sites in France but ...
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What are the available tools for managing crowdsourced data-cleaning tasks?

The Zooniverse team has had amazing success with the OldWeather project to crowdsource coding of old ships logs to extract climate data. And I believe Sunlight did some crowdsourcing (with Mechanical ...
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A file listing adjacent congressional districts?

Nate Silver, of 538 fame, just Tweeted: Anybody know where I can find a file listing which congressional districts are adjacent to one another? Seemed like an appropriate request to post here. Any ...
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Building maps using ESRI shapefile

I would like to combine together a couple of ESRI shapefile shared by the city of Toronto. After doing a quick search I found plenty of tutorials to use those file in programming language (R, php, ...
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Is there any free weather database that one could use for correlations in business intelligence software?

I would like to see how big is the correlation between weather and visits to our website, but I can't seem to find any database that has option of downloading chosen datasets. Any ideas? To be ...
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Search CSW for opendata without using an anytext filter? [closed]

An "AnyText" filter for "%opendata%" takes over 300 seconds so proxy closes my connection. An "apiso:KeywordType" filter for "%opendata%" gives 0 results which makes sense because I do not what the ...
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File formats by scientific community?

I'm at a workshop on data publication, and there's talk about trying to do an audit of scienfitic file formats by related communities. Is anyone aware of any existing surveys that we might be able to ...
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Telemetry data feeds

I am wondering if anyone knows of any internet-visible telemetry feeds that provide vehicle, science and/or sensor data? An example of one we have identified is the ISS http://spacestationlive.nasa....
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Crowdsourced Open Data

If a government or a company publish their data as Open Data, you don't have a (theoretical) reason to not trust their data. But what happens when the data is a result of crowdsourcing. Can we trust ...
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Is there a roadmap for opening all the data for a city or municipality?

In Chicago, a lot of data has been released on the City's Data Portal, but I have no idea how much is left to be opened. The strategy I've noticed governments seem to follow is to start with a ...
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What are examples of people sharing personal data as open data?

Personal data usually has to be anonymised, e.g. aggregated, to be published as open data. However, some individuals are willing to share some of their personal data for example to contribute to ...
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What are the different types of Degrees, Diplomas and Certifications and Industry types?

What are all the different types of Degrees, Certifications and Diplomas you can get? I can find the Types of Degrees, but I am not looking only for the types of degrees. I am looking for Certificate ...
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Captcha in a website with open data

I don't have an example to showcase, but I have a general question. If a website provides its data open and free, but to download them you need to fill a captcha, can I use an automatic way to auto ...
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What is a ready to use wordpress CMS template for serving open datasets?

I am trying to serve certain open datasets in tabular form , converted to Google fusion tables/ spreadsheets etc to any interested audience. I am not a web developer but am knowledgeable enough to ...
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Speech audio databases with phonemes labelled

Can anyone point me to opensource databases of speech audio with phonemes labelled, .wav or the like + label files, e.g. # time, phoneme 0.31200 ao 0.41200 th 0.54200 er ... I'd prefer English, ...
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Shape Files (Free downloads) for districts of the world

I am looking for shape files(polygons data) of all the districts in the world. I can find few files from different sources for districts of one country but I need one (updated) file that have all the ...
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Besides Vancouver and Chicago, what cities have open data on rental buildings bylaw infractions?

(Background - a previous answer to this question--not sure how to link it--tells us City of Chicago publishes building violations.) We've developed a free mobile app (Vancouver RentalDog, currently ...
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Is there a list of linked data from resources mentioned in the annual NAR database issue?

The Journal Nucleic Acid Research releases an annual issue on biological databases. Does there exist a subset containing biological resources from the NAR database issue that is exposed as linked data?...
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Source of historic RFPs for the City of Chicago

The City of Chicago lists current RFPs. Is there a source for awarded RFPs before 2010?
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Data Listing Request [closed]

I’m about to start on my project for a university degree. To embark on it, I am looking for data listing, of any kind & preferably clean data. The requirement is to obtain a data listing (size ...
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Text message corpus for American english

I am doing a research project to identify some patterns in how people interact with each other using text messages. The scope of the project is confined to American users. Can someone suggest a good ...
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Real-time gunshot detection data?

Was curious whether anyone had successfully obtained access to streaming data from any municipality that uses a "shots fired" detection system like this one. According to their own documentation, the ...
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Geospatial, temporal and keyword search using CKAN API on data.gov using ckanclient

Thanks to this answer , I can successfully use the python ckanclient package to search data.gov for "sea_water_temperature": import ckanclient q = 'tags:sea_water_temperature' ckan = ckanclient....
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What's a good resource for learning OpenRefine?

The book, Using OpenRefine, has been a really good resource, but is there anything better?
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Accessing CATO Deep Bills with Ruby

Has anyone written any Ruby libraries for working with Cato's Deep Bills Project?
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Public source for financial company customer counts?

I've built a dashboard that uses complaints data from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to show the companies with the most complaints. The results are kind of interesting, but also rather ...
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Difference(s) Between Datahub.io and CKAN

datahub.io is powered by CKAN, and as far as I can tell, seems like a watered down flavor, perhaps for a certain user base. The about page isn't very helpful..does anyone know the exact differences ...

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