Greek Open Data current statusand the OKFN Greece challenges          Dr. Charalampos Bratsas    OKFN Greece Local Group C...
Outline• Timeline Evolution of The Web Open Data-  Content-Knowledge• Greek Open Data Status• OKFN Greece :Why and how• 5 ...
Open Data and Web
Greek Open Data: The beginning                  legal status• Public Sector Information PSI (3448/2006)  from Directive (2...
Greek GeoData• The first effort to offer citizens geospatial data  existing in the wider public administration,  free of c...
Greek Open Data           http://geodata.gov.gr           Greece     U.K          U.S.ADatasets      180       7.900      ...
Cl@rity Program (Δι@ύγεια)• Public entities cannot implement decisions  before uploading them in the Clarity website• Inte...
OKFN Greece: WHYOpen knowledge can  – Offer a transparent and accountable way to prevent    corruption and monitor funding...
OKFN Greece: HOWDissemination: Promote the   Development: Build new oridea of open data and open   reuse the OKFN applicat...
Open Data Handbook         The Open Data Handbook introduces the legal,         social and technical aspects of open data....
1st OKFN Greece short meet-up, (10/2/2012)Results   CKAN Marathon: managed to increase the Greek   Open data in CKAN from ...
1st OKFN Greece meet-up (10/2/2012)Outcomes  CKAN Marathon: going from 5 to 57 datasets  Greek public open data assessment...
5 star open Data★              make your stuff available on the Web (whatever format) under an open license★★             ...
OKFN Cl@rity Open Spending          Where does Greek money go?OpenSpending allows users to explore, structure and map diff...
Greek LOD - Cl@rity Open Spending   A tree map representation of expenses of the various public   entities : Municipalitie...
Greek LOD – Cl@rity & Police Vizvisual representation comparison graph between the criminality measuresand the police fund...
Greek LOD ApplicationGreek DBpedia Game Based LearningThe quizzes are automatically generated from Greek Wikipedia’s datau...
KEEP WALKINGKEEP    WALKING ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY         KEEP   WALKING OKFN
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OKFN Greece meet-up
Friday, April 6, 2012, 5:00 PM

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Research Dissemination Center

Dr. Charalampos Bratsas, (OKFN Greece Local Group Coordinator) Greek Open Data and the OKFN Greece challenges

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  1. 1. Greek Open Data current statusand the OKFN Greece challenges Dr. Charalampos Bratsas OKFN Greece Local Group Coordinator Mathematics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  2. 2. Outline• Timeline Evolution of The Web Open Data- Content-Knowledge• Greek Open Data Status• OKFN Greece :Why and how• 5 Star Open Data• Linked Open Data in Greece• Demonstration of Open Data value via OKFNs applications and recently developed OKNF Greece demos
  3. 3. Open Data and Web
  4. 4. Greek Open Data: The beginning legal status• Public Sector Information PSI (3448/2006) from Directive (2003/98/EC)• GeoData (3448/2010) From INSPIRE(2007/2/EC)• E-government (3979/2011) – Citizen2Gov – Gov2Gov – OpenData• Cl@rity (Di@vgeia) (3861/2010)
  5. 5. Greek GeoData• The first effort to offer citizens geospatial data existing in the wider public administration, free of charge• 180 datasets currently available online
  6. 6. Greek Open Data http://geodata.gov.gr Greece U.K U.S.ADatasets 180 7.900 390.253schools 1 637 3.060museum 1 70 409 6
  7. 7. Cl@rity Program (Δι@ύγεια)• Public entities cannot implement decisions before uploading them in the Clarity website• Interested parties can search for acts and decisions using keywords and thematic meta-data• Achieves maximum publicity of government policy and administrative activities• Ensures transparency and accountability on the part of institutions exercising public authority• Published acts (as of March 2012): 3.927.251
  8. 8. OKFN Greece: WHYOpen knowledge can – Offer a transparent and accountable way to prevent corruption and monitor funding in Greece – Provide easy access to extensive Greek cultural heritage – Help the community to absorb research results and exploit them in educational and commercial activities – Reinforce employment and economic growth based on innovative tools and services around open data
  9. 9. OKFN Greece: HOWDissemination: Promote the Development: Build new oridea of open data and open reuse the OKFN applicationsknowledge to demonstrate the value of• Organize meet-ups and Open Data build communities • Create linked open data,• Reach people through by upgrading existing social media public datasets• Participate in public • Create software and consultation services that use existing linked open data • Involve in relevant research projects
  10. 10. Open Data Handbook The Open Data Handbook introduces the legal, social and technical aspects of open data. Now available in Greek language by Anastasia Dimou, Charalampos Bratsas
  11. 11. 1st OKFN Greece short meet-up, (10/2/2012)Results CKAN Marathon: managed to increase the Greek Open data in CKAN from 5 to 57 datasets
  12. 12. 1st OKFN Greece meet-up (10/2/2012)Outcomes CKAN Marathon: going from 5 to 57 datasets Greek public open data assessment: 2-3 stars. (through results from research projects carried out by students of the Webscience Master Program of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
  13. 13. 5 star open Data★ make your stuff available on the Web (whatever format) under an open license★★ make it available as structured data (e.g., Excel instead of image scan of a table)★★★ use non-proprietary formats (e.g., CSV instead of Excel)★★★★ use URIs to identify things, so that people can point at your stuff★★★★★ link your data to other data to provide contextThe more stars a dataset has, the morevalue and benefits it has to offer whenused in applications.
  14. 14. OKFN Cl@rity Open Spending Where does Greek money go?OpenSpending allows users to explore, structure and map different kinds of publicfinance from all around the world –and now from Greece-.
  15. 15. Greek LOD - Cl@rity Open Spending A tree map representation of expenses of the various public entities : Municipalities, Prefectures, Ministries, Hospitals, Funds, Organizations, Institutes, Universities etc.
  16. 16. Greek LOD – Cl@rity & Police Vizvisual representation comparison graph between the criminality measuresand the police funding per region
  17. 17. Greek LOD ApplicationGreek DBpedia Game Based LearningThe quizzes are automatically generated from Greek Wikipedia’s datausing the Greek DBpedia.
  18. 18. KEEP WALKINGKEEP WALKING ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY KEEP WALKING OKFN

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