A review of the state of linked open government data by Nigel Shadbolt and Kieron OHara.
Nigel Shadbolt talking to Alex Howard of O’Reilly about Artificial Intelligence, the Open Data Institute and the Midata initiative.
An article in IEEE Intelligent Systems on open government data, by Nigel Shadbolt, Kieron OHara, Tim Berners-Lee, Nicholas Gibbins, Hugh Glaser, Wendy Hall and m.c. schraefel, discussing data migration, integration into the Web of Linked Data, provenance, extracting value from the data and lessons learned from the EnAKTing project.
Research paper by Gianluca Correndo, Antonio Penta, Nicholas Gibbins and Nigel Shadbolt describing a statistical and qualitative analysis of the network of instance level equivalences in the linking open data cloud.
Research paper by Tope Omitola, Andre Freitas, Edward Curry, Sean ORiain, Nicholas Gibbins and Nigel Shadbolt on a formal model of IDT (Interactive Data Transformation). IDT tools allow re-purposing of data by standardisation of heterogeneous data sets. They can also perform data quality assurance. The paper discusses the implementation and validation of the model on the IDT platform Google Refine.
An article by Professor Nigel Shadbolt and Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee published in The Times, discussing the advantages of open data and the wide array of possible applications.
An interview with Professor Nigel Shadbolt, adviser to the government on the Open Data initiative, on the launch of the Midata scheme, which will allow consumers to have access to personal data held by a range of private sector organisations. 26 companies, including a number of household names such as Google, MasterCard and British Gas, have already signed up to the scheme.
Professor Shadbolt comments on Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude’s plans for changing the rules regarding Freedom of Information requests.
Nigel Shadbolt on open data in government and business, writing in Google’s Think Quarterly magazine