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Cityscope data features

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Presentation by Richard Good at University of Edinburgh Open Knowledge Network event, 31st January 2017

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Cityscope data features

  1. 1. Datasets and features
  2. 2. Data repositories • All open source • Hosted on Github • https://github.com/EdinburghCityScope
  3. 3. Each dataset contains • Open Data with appropriate license/attribution • DCAT spec JSON • CSV format of data • JSON format of data • Loopback API for local usage • Notebook with visualisation examples • Importer to get new data from source automatically
  4. 4. Repositories so far • 43 repositories • Open Data from • City of Edinburgh Council • Department for Work and Pensions • National Health Service • National Records of Scotland • Open Street Maps • Scottish Government • University of Edinburgh
  5. 5. Types of data • Infrastructure • e.g. University campus buildings, city recycling points • Economic • e.g. house prices • Social • e.g. SIMD, job seekers allowance statistics • Medical • e.g. 5-in-1 immunisation, hospital admissions
  6. 6. Features • Notebooks • Project Jupyter - http://jupyter.org • Allows execution of a variety of code • Used by Cityscope to provide visualisations on data • Virtual tours • Based on a WordPress blog • Uses the Curious Edinburgh iOS app to show tours • Survey tool/designer • Uses Fieldtrip-Open • Allows collection of data using customisable surveys • API • Uses Loopback • Allows Developers to interact with datasets
  7. 7. Demo

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