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LinkedUp - European Data Forum

  1. 1. LinkedUp – Linking Web Data for Education Project European Data Forum 2014
  2. 2. Presenters: Stefan Dietze, L3S Research Center Marieke Guy, Open Knowledge Foundation Alessandro Adamou, Open University
  3. 3. LinkedUp Consortium
  4. 4. LinkedUp Network
  5. 5. LinkedUp Project Linking data for Education ●  EU Project from November 2012 - November 2014 ●  FP7 Support Action which “pushes forward the exploitation and adoption of public, open data available on the Web, in particular by educational organisations and institutions”
  6. 6. `   26 March 2014Stefan Dietze 6 http://linkedup-project.eu
  7. 7. Areas of Work Overview •  LinkedUp Challenge •  Evaluation Framework for Open Web Data •  Open Web Data Success Stories •  Collation of datasets •  LinkedUp Catalog •  Linked Education Cloud group on the DataHub •  data.linkededucation.org •  Community building
  8. 8. LinkedUp Data Catalogue
  9. 9. Data curation & profiling LinkedUp Dataset Catalog Stefan Dietze §  Catalog  of  data  (LinkedUp  Catalog):   classifica(on  of  datasets  according   to  resource  types,  disciplines/topics,   data  quality,  accessability,  etc   §  Infrastructure  for  distributed/ federated  querying   describes   §  Which datasets are useful & trustworthy for case XY (eg „learning about the solar system“) ? §  Which topics (eg „Astronomy“) are covered by dataset X? §  Which datasets describe/offer videos (slides, publications, statistics etc)?    
  10. 10. Stefan Dietze 26 March 2014 §  RDF dataset catalog of Linked Open Data for learning §  Browse, explore and query across the LOD cloud §  Federated queries LinkedUp Data Catalogue h:p://data.linkededuca(on.org/linkedup/catalog/   h:p://data.linkededuca(on.org/linkedup/categories-­‐explorer  
  11. 11. LinkedUp Challenge Overview •  3 competitions: Veni, Vidi, Vici •  “We’re inviting you to design and build innovative and robust prototypes and demos for tools that analyse and/or integrate open web data for educational purposes” •  People’s Choice •  Veni Competition June 2013 – September 2013 •  Vidi Competition November 2013 – May 2014 •  Vici Competition April 2014 – October 2014
  12. 12. May – September 2013
  13. 13. Veni Competition Overview •  22 entries from 12 countries •  8 shortlisted •  Winners announced at OK Con in Geneva •  1st Prize - Polimedia •  2nd Prize - Globe Town •  3rd Prize - We-Share •  People’s Choice – We-Share
  14. 14. Winner: PoliMedia 09/04/13Stefan Dietze §  http://www.polimedia.nl §  Stimulate and facilitate large-scale, cross-media analysis of the coverage of political events. §  Browsing through parliament debates, finding related media coverage §  Data sources: 1) newspapers 2) radio bulletins of the Dutch National Press Agency Mar(jn  Kleppe,  Max  Kemman,  Henri  Beunders  (Erasmus  Universiteit   Ro:erdam),  Laura  Hollink  Damir  Juric  (Vrije  Universiteit  Amsterdam),   Johan  Oomen  Jaap  Blom  (Nederlands  Ins(tuut  voor  Beeld  en  Geluid)  
  15. 15. Veni Awards, OKCon, Geneva •  Live streaming of awards •  900+ at event •  Video of awards online
  16. 16. 17 November 2013 – May 2014
  17. 17. 18 http://bit.ly/linkedup-vidi-video
  18. 18. Vidi Competition Focused Tracks Looking for prototypes that solve a particular problem
  19. 19. Vidi Competition Overview •  14 entries from 12 countries •  Currently being looked at by review panel •  Assessing using evaluation framework •  Winners will be announced at ESWC in Crete, May 2014 •  Prizes for open track and focused track •  People’s Choice
  20. 20. May – October 2013 •  Soon to be launched! •  Awards ceremony at ISWC, Italy, October 2014
  21. 21. Collabora<on  with  related  EU  RTD  projects  
  22. 22. Collabora<on  with  disparate  communi<es  
  23. 23. http://education.okfn.org •  Part of the sustainability of the LinkedUp project Binds together people to promote open data, open educational resources (OER) and open educational practices •  Mailing list, Twitter feed •  Working Group calls Open Education Working Group
  24. 24. Open Education Handbook http://education.okfn.org/handbook/ •  A collaboratively written living web document targeting educational practitioners and the education community at large •  Work carried out at two booksprints in London and Berlin •  Handbook available online in Booktype •  Recently translated to Portuguese Looking for people to contribute!!

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