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E. Mannens - LODGE


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E. Mannens - LODGE

  1. 1. ICON PITCH: iMinds 16/12/2010<br />LODGE – Linked Open Governmental Data Environment<br />MMLab/TenForce<br />
  2. 2. Who are we?<br />TenForce (Semantic IT Specialists)<br />Krimson (Semantic Drupal Specialists)<br />Numius (Business Intelligence Specialists)<br />Collibra (Business Intelligence Specialists)<br />xplore+ (Business Intelligence & Semantics)<br />Memnon (Semantic Archiving Specialists)<br />Leiedal&Schelde (Local IT Bureau)<br />Corve (Vlaams IT Bureau)<br />Fedict (Federaal IT Bureau)<br />MMLab<br />Itec<br />ETRO<br />MICT<br />
  3. 3. Context and Need<br />The Web is in a transition phase towards intelligent ubiquity.<br />unseen abundance of information<br />new ways to consume the data needed<br />open, structured & linked<br />Open up your data! Is your data 5-star?<br />available, structured, non-proprietary format, URIs, link the data<br />LODGE will demonstrate the benefit of 5-star data by developing innovative applications based on the usage of the Open Government data published through the platform<br />Get the Malmo Vision on Local eGovernment implemented across Europe<br />Flanders to be an “Early Adopter” this time<br />
  4. 4. Research Goals<br />Ontology engineering<br />choose the right terms (i.e., ontology) to represent the data<br />Data conversion<br />create a framework for automatic conversion of existing open government data into 4-star data<br />Data interlinking<br />turn 4-star data into 5-star data by adding relevant links<br />Applications<br />create innovative applications on top of the available data<br />
  5. 5. Looking for…<br />Extra data providers<br />Bright ideas for new applications to unleash the power of our governments’ linked data<br />