Linked Data and URIs

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Slides used giving an overview of public sector use of open data standards, URIs and role that linked data can play (and where it might be useful) plus the role in things like earth observations and INSPIRE… creating hooks for the later talks at the Space Applications Catapult workshop

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Linked Data and URIs

  1. 1. Linked Data UK Government Linked Data Working Group (UKGovLD) ! ! Alexander Coley @alexrcoley
  2. 2. UKGovLD
  3. 3. Open Standards reducing lock-in, enabling for new innovation Tiles by MapBox, Data © OpenStreetMap contributors Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-S
  4. 4. Open Government Digital, Transparency and the National Information Infrastructure Photo from the London Eye by alexrcoley
  5. 5. Identifying things referring to those things and persistence Tiles by MapBox, Data © OpenStreetMap contributors Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-S
  6. 6. Location & Observations linking to packages of information Tiles by MapBox, Data © OpenStreetMap contributors Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-S
  7. 7. Data as part of the Web rather than just on the web map of the internet
  8. 8. Flexible data architecture reusable components, not in a silo, small iterative improvements lego blocks played with by Freya
  9. 9. Connective Reference Data data that enables inter-connections Tiles by MapBox, Data © OpenStreetMap contributors Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-S
  10. 10. RDF and APIs Linked Data is not a format
  11. 11. there does not have to be (there is not) one way
  12. 12. Linked Data in the UK a lot of work Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-SA.
  13. 13. UK Government Standards Departments and Agencies Devolved Administrations Trading Funds Research NERC JISC/Edina Universities Europe Private Sector INSPIRE EEA and JRC Copernicus ISA Linked Data SMEs Finance & Medical Sectors Search & Social Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-SA.
  14. 14. Opportunities for the space & earth observation community Tiles by MapBox, Data © OpenStreetMap contributors Imagery © DigitalGlobe, MapBox
  15. 15. Enabling change “build the right technology, using modern methods & approaches, or to employ agile computing firms that regard £100k as a lot of money & that ” are accustomed to delivering on time Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-SA.. Imagery © DigitalGlobe, MapBox
  16. 16. Frameworks into rich data supporting the “big data” thing Tiles by MapBox, Data © OpenStreetMap contributors Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-S
  17. 17. URIs & Registries Standards & Technologies
  18. 18. Some Existing Projects INSPIRE EIONET Copernicus ISA W3C/OGC Collaboration ! etc map of the internet
  19. 19. Where next? Tiles by MapBox, Data © OpenStreetMap contributors Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-S
  20. 20. Alexander Coley @alexrcoley alex.coley@defra.gsi.gov.uk Tiles by MapBox, Data © OpenStreetMap contributors Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-S
  21. 21. References data.gov.uk/linked-data/ukgovld github.com/organizations/UKGovLD standards.data.gov.uk/challenge/ persistent-resolvable-identifiers www.gov.uk/service-manual www.w3.org/2001/sw/sweo/public/UseCases www.w3.org/standards/semanticweb/data Westminster by alexrcoley
  22. 22. Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-SA.Tiles by MapBox, Data © OpenStreetMap contributorsImagery © DigitalGlobe, MapBox
  23. 23. Tiles by MapBox, Data © OpenStreetMap contributors Tiles by Stamen Design, under CC-BY 3.0. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, under CC-BY-S

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