LOD at Energy Related Information Systems – an interview with Jon Weers and Florian Bauer

NREL and REEEP co-operate using LOD principles and technologies to exchange and combine information & data on the two energy related information systems: OpenEI and reegle.info since months now! Martin Kaltenböck from LOD2 have had the chance to interview representatives from both institutions: Jon Weers and Florian Bauer. Question: What is the strategic approach of … Continue reading

Open Data and Public Sector: applying Austrian experience in Czech Republic

Availability of public sector information and transparency of public sector have been discussed in the Czech Republic for some time now. Although public sector organisations provide various datasets to the public they are often difficult to find and due to the lack of data formats standardisation attempts to reuse these datasets in useful applications may … Continue reading

LOD2 Webinar Series: SILK

This webinar in the course of the LOD2 webinar series will present use cases and live demos of the Free University of Berlin’ SILK. The Silk Link Discovery Framework is a tool for discovering relationships between data items within different Linked Data sources. The declarative Silk Link Specification Language (Silk-LSL) allows the user to specify … Continue reading

LODStats – Real-time Data Web Statistics

We are happy to announce the first public release of LODStats. LODStats is a statement-stream-based approach for gathering comprehensive statistics about datasets adhering to the Resource Description Framework (RDF). LODStats was implemented in Python and integrated into the CKAN dataset metadata registry. Thus it helps to obtain a comprehensive picture of the current state of … Continue reading